This website gathers avalanche reports from around the world to help spread avalanche awareness.
Entraunes France
March 3, 2018

Entraunes, France

Police in France say at least four people have died in an avalanche in the southern Alps near the border with Italy. A rescue operation is underway for another person...
Courmayeur Italy
March 2, 2018

Courmayeur, Italy

Three people were killed and several others were injured after two avalanches swept through the Aosta Valley in northern Italy in quick succession on Thursday, Italian police said. Alpine rescue...
Valais Switzerland
February 28, 2018

Arolla, Switzerland

Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border. Police in Switzerland's Valais canton (state) said four skiers were carried...
Austria
January 6, 2018

Kals, Austria

The bodies of two German nationals caught in an avalanche in Austria on Friday have been recovered. The two men, aged 25 and 26, were skiing off piste when they...
Austria
December 14, 2017

Serfaus, Austria

A german skier was killed in an avalanche in Tirol on Wednesday. He was skiing off-piste with friends at Pezid in Serfaus. The victim did not carry an avalanche transceiver but...
Austria
December 11, 2017

Bad Gastein, Austria

A 24-year-old ice climber died on Saturday in an avalanche in Bad Gastein. He was about to enter the Federweißfall icefall roped together with his cousin when a powder snow avalanche...
Bolivia climbing Bolivia
May 4, 2017

La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivian officials say searchers have recovered the body of a German who was buried by an avalanche over the weekend while climbing in a snowfield near the capital of La...
Canada
January 10, 2018

Fernie, Canada

The body of a 36-year-old Calgary man has been recovered from the site of an avalanche east of Fernie, B.C. Police say the avalanche came down in the Lizard Mountain range...
Mount Harvey Canadax5 2017
April 10, 2017

Mount Harvey, Canada

Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said on Sunday. Weather conditions in the area, north of Vancouver,...
Banff National Park Canada
March 17, 2017

Banff National Park, Canda

The bodies of two US tourists have been located in Alberta, Canada, after they were caught in an avalanche in the Banff National Park. The bodies were recovered on Friday...
Matilda Rapaport Chile
July 18, 2016

Farrellones mountains, Chile

Matilda Rapaport, the Swedish big mountain skiing star, has died after being caught in an avalanche in Chile.  One of the sport’s premier female freeriders, Rapaport was reportedly on a...
Entraunes France
March 3, 2018

Entraunes, France

Police in France say at least four people have died in an avalanche in the southern Alps near the border with Italy. A rescue operation is underway for another person...
Val d'Isère France
February 19, 2018

Val d’Isère, France

A father and his 11-year-old daughter were killed when an avalanche swept them away while they were skiing in the French Alps, rescue officials have said. They said the man,...
France
February 16, 2018

Hautes-Pyrénées, France

3 men were found dead in avalanche debris on Thursday in Hautes-Pyrénées. The avalanche had struck the day before at Cauterets station. They went off-piste despite a very bad weather....
Germany
November 19, 2017

Kehlstein, Germany

A 50-year-old female ski tourer was caught and killed by an avalanche in Kehlstein. The avalanche struck in a steep gully and she was dragged ca 50 meters to a cliff...
Esja mountain Iceland
April 24, 2017

Esja, Iceland

A man was seriously injured in a snow avalanche in the Esja mountain yesterday afternoon. The man managed to make his way alone down to a hiking path where he...
Esja Mountain Iceland
January 30, 2017

Esja Mountain, Iceland

An avalanche fell in the slopes of the mountain Esja around 4pm on Saturday, sweeping with it three men that were hiking on the mountain. Two of the men managed...
Iranx5 2017
December 9, 2017

Oshtorankooh, Iran

Two Iranian hikers were killed in an avalanche in western Iran and seven others are still missing and hope of finding them alive are fading, media reported on Friday. The...
Courmayeur Italy
March 2, 2018

Courmayeur, Italy

Three people were killed and several others were injured after two avalanches swept through the Aosta Valley in northern Italy in quick succession on Thursday, Italian police said. Alpine rescue...
Grinetta Italy
February 16, 2018

Grignetta peak, Italy

Two members of the Alpine Rescue Corps died and a third survived after an avalanche struck in the Alps on Friday afternoon, the Corps said. The three men had been...
Italy
February 16, 2018

Cima dell’Agnel, Italy

A French mountaineer died in an avalanche near Cuneo on Thursday. The man was descending with three companions from the Cima dell'Agnel when a block of snow collapsed under his...
Mt. Shirouma-dake Japan
April 30, 2017

Mt. Shirouma-dake, Japan

Two men were hit by an avalanche at Mt. Shirouma-dake in the Hida Mountains in Nagano prefecture and one of the men is still reported missing. Read full article Shirouma-dake...
Mt. Tsurugi Japan
April 30, 2017

Mt. Tsurugi, Japan

A male climber was confirmed dead after being hit by an avalanche on Sunday in Toyama prefecture, central Japan. The avalanche was believed to have occurred around 2:00 p.m. local...
Nasu Onsen Resort Japanx5 2017
March 27, 2017

Nasu Onsen Resort, Japan

Seven high school students and a teacher have died and more than 40 people have been injured after an avalanche hit ski slopes in Japan. A total of 52 students...
Mongoliax10 2017
October 23, 2017

Mount Otgontenger, Mongolia

The death toll from an avalanche in Mongolia rose to 17 on Wednesday after rescuers found the bodies of seven missing climbers who had ignored a ban on climbing a...
Sunndal Norway
April 29, 2017

Sunndal, Norway

A 50-year-old ski tourer was injured after being caught in an avalanche in Sunndal in Norway. The man was a part of a group of six. Two others were also...
Litlskjorta Norway
April 9, 2017

Litlskjorta, Norway

A 22-year-old ski tourer fell hundreds of meters to her death when a cornice collapsed on Litlskjorta mountain in Øksendal. She and her friend had reached the 1552 m high...
Lyngen alps Norway
March 17, 2017

Lyngen, Norway

A group of Italian skiers were caught in an avalanche in the Lyngen Alps of Northern Norway on Thursday afternoon. One was rescued quickly, but the other was caught under...
Retezat Mountains Romania
April 22, 2017

Retezat Mountains, Romania

Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather. Emergency situations chief Raed Arafat told...
Valais Switzerland
February 28, 2018

Arolla, Switzerland

Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border. Police in Switzerland's Valais canton (state) said four skiers were carried...
Switzerland
December 29, 2017

Wallis, Switzerland

Swiss broadcaster SRF reports, citing police, that a 29-year-old woman died after being buried by snow drift in Wallis. The group was hiking at a height of 2,700 meters in...
Switzerland
December 26, 2017

Glattwang, Switzerland

A 31-year-old French tourist who went missing Saturday was also found dead, Graubunden police said. He attempted to climb the Glattwang mountain alone. Officials searched for the man when he...
Snoqualmie Pass United States
February 28, 2018

Snoqualmie Pass, United States

The bodies of two teenage boys were found in a backcountry area in Washington state on Monday after an avalanche struck the area over the weekend, a day after a...
Jackson Hole United States
February 22, 2018

Jackson Hole, USA

A Utah man died near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday after triggering an avalanche in Rock Springs, a sidecountry area south of the ski area. The 30-year-old man, identified...
United States
January 21, 2018

Sam’s Trees, USA

A backcountry skier died in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado Sunday, marking the state's first known avalanche fatality of the season, authorities said. The skier was “caught, killed”...