Category: Avalanche

Avalanche Kills 2 In Remote Broghil Valley In Chitral, Pakistan

Chitral, Pakistan – On Thursday, April 6, 2017 an avalanche caught, buried, and killed 2 people near the Chikar Village in the remote Broghil Valley near Darkot Pass in Chitral, Pakistan. The avalanche occurred around 16:00 while the cousins were tending to cattle and retrieving yaks in the mountains. …

LAAX Presents Avalanche Control Video

Avalanche control work is always a fascinating thing to watch. Sit back and enjoy this video of the Laax team at work in the mountains of Switzerland. #avalanchecontrol #helicopters #mountainjobs Watch Avalanche Control At Laax: Official Description From YouTube: Published on Feb 21, 2017 Cinematographer LAAX Editor LAAX

Avalanche Kills 4 Workers On Bishkek-Osh Road In Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek-Osh, Kyrgyzstan – On Monday March 27, 2017 an avalanche hit the highway connecting Bishkek and Osh in Kyrgyzstan. The avalanche buried 3 vehicles and killed 4 employees from the Ministry of Transport. The avalanche occurred at Kilometer Marker 255 on the Bishkek-Osh road. It had a volume …

Snowboarder Killed In Avalanche In Gunma Prefecture In Japan

Gunma, Japan – On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 a 31-year-old female snowboarder was killed in an avalanche while riding in the Zodiac backcountry area near the Oguna Hotaka ski resort near Katashina Village in the Gunma Prefecture of Japan. The group of snowboarders had arrived at the resort around …