Tag: Avalanche

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:05

The Indian Himalaya Mountains are in the spotlight of tourism safety after seven tourists mountain climbing went missing last week. The missing visitors include two Americans, four Britons, and an ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. Airports and trains experienced mass ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Russian tourist dies in Austrian avalanche

editor editor- December 21, 2012 05:04

A Russian tourist died at a ski resort in Austria as a result of an avalanche. Read More

At least 11 climbers die in Nepal avalanche

editor editor- September 24, 2012 09:05

KATHMANDU, Nepal - At least 11 climbers were killed in an avalanche Sunday morning on Manaslu, the world's eighth-highest peak, a pilot who took part in the rescue effort said. Read More

Ice flood kills at least 9 climbers at Manaslu peak trail in Nepal

editor editor- September 24, 2012 01:42

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A massive avalanche hit a team of climbing group of French, Germans, and Italians who were reportedly near the top of Manaslu Peak also known as Kutang. Read More

13 dead, 50 missing in Nepal avalanche, flood

editor editor- May 6, 2012 02:28

(eTN) - At least 13 people are dead and over 50 missing in Seti River Flood resulted by an avalanche in Annapurna mountain range in Kaski, western Nepal Saturday morning. Read More

134 soldiers buried in Giyari sector Siachen Glacier

editor editor- April 12, 2012 01:06

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The chances of survival of more than 130 Pakistani soldiers buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche ... Read More

Highest glacier region battleground on Earth: avalanche traps 130

editor editor- April 10, 2012 15:38

ISLAMABAD - More than 130 Pakistani soldiers are buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche hit their camp. Read More

Dutch prince seriously injured in an avalanche

editor editor- February 18, 2012 11:47

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has been seriously injured in an avalanche while on a skiing holiday in the Austrian resort of Lech. Read More

Four tourists dead, one missing in Swiss avalanche

editor editor- March 28, 2011 02:29

Four people were killed and five injured yesterday when the 11-strong group were caught by the avalanche on the 12,200-foot (3,730-meter) Mont Velan in the Pennine Alps near the Swiss-Italian ... Read More

Tourist helicopter hit by avalanche in Russia, 10 dead

editor editor- April 12, 2010 05:12

MOSCOW - Ten people were killed when a helicopter carrying snowboarders was hit by an avalanche after landing on a ski slope in Russia's Far East, a spokeswoman for the ... Read More

Two Russian tourists missing after an avalanche in China

editor editor- November 2, 2009 06:47

CHENGDU - Two Russian tourists were reported missing in a scenic mountain in southwest China's Sichuan Province after an avalanche, said local authorities on Saturday. Read More

Six climbers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

editor editor- May 4, 2009 08:07

VIENNA – Six mountain climbers were killed in an avalanche near the ski resort of Soelden in the Austrian Alps at the weekend, regional police said Sunday. Read More

Avalanche kills skier at Wyoming ski resort

editor editor- December 29, 2008 15:22

Jackson, Wyo. – An avalanche has killed a skier at a Wyoming ski resort. Read More