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Climber Killed In Avalanche On Mount Tsurugi in Japan

Mount Tsurugi, Japan – At approximately 14:00 on Sunday, April 30, 2017 a male climber was caught in an avalanche at roughly 2700 meters near the Ridgeline of Mount Tsurugi (2,999 meters) in the Hida Mountains in the Toyama Prefecture of Japan. Oda’s climbing partner was uninjured. JapanTimes.co.jp …

Skier Killed In Avalanche On Kegelkopf In Tyrol, Austria

Tyrol, Austria – On Saturday, April 22, 2017 a skier was killed in an avalanche while descending the northeast face of Kegelkopf (2837 meters) in the Samnaungruppe near the municipality of Tobadill in the Landeck district in Tyrol, Austria. The incident occurred while the group of 3 skiers …

Avalanche Kills Solo Skier Near Snoqualmie Pass In Washington

Snoqualmie Pass, Washington – On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 a solo skier was killed in an avalanche in Commonwealth Basin on the southwest side of Red Mountain in the Snoqualmie Pass area of Washington. SeattleTimes.com reports that the skier was traveling alone at the time of the incident. He had shared his …

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Partners Acquire Mammoth Resorts

According to an AspenSnowmass.com Press Release, on April 12, 2017, “Mammoth Resorts today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of” Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners. This news comes just days after Aspen Skiing Company …