Rescuers have refused to give up hope of finding more people through the snow-covered wreckage of the Hotel Rigopiano
FARINDOLA, Italy (Jan. 25, 2017) — The death toll from an avalanche that swamped an Italian mountain hotel rose to 15 Tuesday, January 24, with 14 still missing, as a nearby helicopter crash dealt another blow to a region reeling from earthquakes and the heaviest snowfall in decades. Continue reading Italy avalanche toll at 15 as helicopter crash adds to pain
Nepal is hoping the April-May season will see climbers return to the world’s highest peak, providing much-needed revenue to the impoverished country
KATHMANDU, Nepal (Feb. 29, 2016) — Nepal’s experienced “ice doctors” were preparing on Sunday, February 28 to return to Everest to ready the mountain for the upcoming climbing season, Continue reading Nepal’s ‘ice doctors’ return to Everest after avalanche
Officials say 6 other people trapped by the avalanche are rescued alive
MONTREAL, Canada (Jan. 30, 2016) — Five snowmobilers were killed Friday, January 29 after being buried in an avalanche in Canada’s British Columbia (BC) province, officials said.
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