avalanche

Rescuers dig at the scene of an avalanche in Missoula's Rattlesnake Valley on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Missoulian, Tom Bauer)

Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out

NEW YORK (AP) — An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way […]

03/07/2014

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2 skiers killed in large avalanche in Colorado

LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — Two skiers were killed and three others were injured in a large avalanche in Colorado, marking the third deadly slide in the state in less than a week, authorities said Sunday. […]

02/16/2014

Officials say avalanche was impossible to predict

(AP) – Local officials in the area where yesterday’s deadly avalanche struck in the French Alps say it would have been impossible to foresee it. The head of the local mountain search and rescue service […]

07/13/2012