Norway

Sunndal, Norway

By April 29, 2017 No Comments

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 caught but unharmed.

Norwegian rescue dogs, the Red Cross and Norwegian Folkehjelp took part in the search and rescue operation.Police asks everyone in the area to be careful.

Avalanches in Norway

Avalanches happen often in Norway. Luckily they are usually not as devastating as is the European alps. However, 3-5 people die every year.

Ski touring is becoming more popular
Ski touring, or randonnée, is increasing in popularity. More brands are also introducing lightweight skis, boots, bindings and other gear suited for the sport.