Last Thursday, the German Robert Grasegger and his partner had an accident at the Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia. Grasegger lost his life while his partner Anna Truntschnig was saved with serious injuries.
Voice commands can be useful. We talk to our phones to be faster and devices like Alexa talk to us in turn as if we were in a relationship. An electronic device that is symbolic of efficiency and speed in mountain sports is the avalanche transceiver. The question that arises is: Could voice commands speed up the search for buried subjects? Ortovox has an answer: The Diract Voice.
On Friday morning, several alpinists were hit by a slab on the ascent to Piz Russein in Sumvitg. Two people were killed.
The snowboarder Julie Pomagalski lost her life in an avalanche accident on Gemsstock in the canton of Uri. She was 40 years old.
The manufacturer of avalanche transceivers, Pieps, is urgently calling for the replacement of the carrying system used in its DSP models. Here are the details.
The Trifthütte will remain closed until mid-June 2021 after massive damage from an avalanche.
The 27-year-old mountain guide Etienne Bernard from the Fassa Valley, Trentino, was killed in an avalanche on the Sass Pordoi.
The Italian alpinist Matteo Bernasconi had a fatal accident in an avalanche on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Bernasconi, called Berna by most, was alone on ...
According to the latest information from the Canadian park administration, David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley reached the summit of Howse Peak before being killed by an avalanche on descent.
Anyone who consulted yesterday's information (see below) could guess that there was not much hope. Today, the parents of David Lama and the sponsor of the three athletes, The North Face, published a statement on instagram, talking about the loss of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley.
According to recent reports, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer were spilled on Wednesday in Canada by a huge avalanche. A sign of life of the two alpinists, who were traveling with the American Jess Roskelley, there is not yet.
27-year-old Hayden Kennedy and his girlfriend Inga Perkins went on a ski tour together last weekend. Inga was buried in an avalanche and died. On…