Cantal, France – On Saturday, December 16, 2017 a 49-year-old skier was killed in an avalanche while skiing on the Col de Rombieres in the area of Font d’Alagnon near the ski area of Lioran in Laveissiere in Cantal, France.
The skier was reported missing on Saturday night and mountain rescuers recovered the victim on Sunday round 14:30.
PisteHors.com reports that there “is no official avalanche bulletin for the region but the piste patrol at the nearby ski area of le Lioran estimated the risk as High (4/5) with a lot of snow drifting.”
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