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Current Totals:   Reports Posted This Season - 27 ;  Fatalities Posted This Season - 32 ;  Reports in Database: 1791

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We only list the most recently added avalanche incidents here on the front section page. They may not be chronological, they are generally added to the top whenever we create the report file. All other incidents since October 1998 can be located using the search page. (Somewhat) Regular updates by e-mail whenever incidents are added are also available.

Search All Incident Reports (Since Oct 1, 1998)                                        
View Report Advisory Fatalities Date State/Country Location Activity
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 5 Jan 29 Canada-BC McBride Area Snowmobiling
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 25 Canada-BC Prince George Region Snowmobiling
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 19 Montana-US Madison Range Skiing
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 21 Colorado-US Crested Butte Snowmobiling
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 16 Colorado-US Front Range Climbing
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 2 Jan 24 Wyoming-US Teton Village Area Skiing
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 19 Wyoming-US Jackson Area Snowboarding
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 16 Alaska-US Hatcher Pass Snowboarding
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 2 Jan 02 Switzerland Valais Canton Skiing
REPORT: REPORT:
  Jan 05 Canada-AB Banff Skiing
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FATALITIES: - 1 Oct 24 Switzerland Grisons Canton Climbing
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FATALITIES: - 2 Oct 25 Pakistan Naran Valley Mining
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  Jan 05 Turkey Rize Roof Avalanche
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FATALITIES: - 4 Jan 03 India Ladakh Military
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Dec 31 Washington-US Snoqualmie Pass Snowshoeing
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FATALITIES: - 2 Jan 02 France Mt Blanc Massif Skiing
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Jan 02 Alaska-US Hatcher Pass Snowmobiling
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FATALITIES: - 1 Oct 17 Austria Vorarlberg Climbing
REPORT: REPORT:
  Dec 14 Idaho-US Sawtooth Range Skiing
REPORT: REPORT:   Dec 24 Wyoming-US Teton Pass Snowmobiling
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  Dec 23 Wyoming-US Teton Pass Skiing/HIghway
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  Dec 22 Utah-US Snowbasin Ski Patrol
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  Dec 14 California-US Mammoth Mountain Skiing
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FATALITIES: - 2 Dec 19 Norway Svalbard Town
REPORT: REPORT: FATALITIES: - 1 Dec 19 Montana-US Cooke City Snowmobiling
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FATALITIES: - 1 Dec 03 Slovakia Slovensko Guiding
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FATALITIES: - 1 Nov 10 California-US Mt Whitney Area Climbing
             

Incident Reports Posted for 2015-2016: 27
Reported Fatalities for 2015-2016: 32

Incidents from seasons prior to October 1998:

     (Seasons run Oct 1 through Sept 30)

All incidents since October 1, 1998 can be found using the search form.

Other Avalanche Incidents and Related Pages

Grief and Loss Resources

After a close call, or one by a friend or family member, Critical Incident Stress may occur. Additional useful information is available from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Snow Avalanche Statistics

This section has graphs and links to graphs concerning avalanche accident statistics. These are old and go back to November 2002.


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