Avalanche Kills Snowboarder In Khibiny Mountains Near Kirovsk in Murmansk, Russia


Murmansk, Russia – On Saturday, February 3, 2018 a 23-year-old snowboarder was caught, buried and killed on Mount Yukspor in the Khibiny Mountains near Kirovsk in Murmansk Oblast in Russia.

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The victim was with two other people when he accident occurred. They trio was descending the slope when the accident occurred.

SeverPost.ru identified the victim as Maxim Zakharov from Apatity.

Few details about this avalanche accident are available. We will try to update this post when more information is available.

See Also: Global Avalanche Accidents 2017/2018

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