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 could be found after ca 30 minutes. However, he could not be resuscitated and was declared dead on the scene. Another person was partly buried but was unscathed.
The avalanche danger danger was considerable, 3 out of 5. New snow in combination with strong winds resulted in wind loading.