Avalanches in Austria and Canada Claim 10 Victims

Avalanches in Austria and Canada Claim 10 Victims

In Austria heavy snows followed by warm weather contributed to a period of what officials are calling “unprecedented” avalanche danger. More than 100 avalanches were recorded in three days, taking the lives of nine people. Read more on The Guardian.

In British Columbia on Saturday, Feb. 5, in the backcountry near Whistler and Pemberton, three avalanches killed one person and left two seriously injured. Two of the avalanches were on Cassiope Peak and another on Mount Cayle. Read more on Pique News Magazine.   

Our hearts and warm wishes go out to the victims and their families.

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