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Avalanche Accident Zürs

Big Avalanche in Hintere Rendl

First Avalanche Casulty of the Season

Unfortunately we saw the first avalanche accident in Austria of the season here in the Arlberg, more precise in Zürs, on the off-piste skiroute called “Fauler Stock” it’s heading from Madloch down to the Stierloch Creek.

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Suspended Sentence for Killing Wife in Avalanche

Deadly Avalanche in Obertaurn from march 2010

Back in March of 2010, a 63 year old man and his 58 year old wife was on a ski tour, which ended in a tragic avalanche accident.

The man triggered a 80 meter wide and 250 meter long avalanche, which went down and buried his wife. Now over 2 years later on the 13. of June 2012, the Regional Court of Linz, has sentenced the man to 3 month suspended jail for involuntary manslaughter of his wife back in that tragic accident.

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The Avalanche Danger Levels – an overview

Avalanche danger levels

If you are into off-piste skiing, reading the avalanche bulletin, or at least know what lies behind the avalanche levels given out that particular day and in that particular region/area – is a must.

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