Tag: avalanche

Holy crap. Look at this terrifying video of a Mount Everest climber capturing the deadly avalanche that occurred as a result of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. Up to 18 people have died at this Mount Everest Base Camp.

All turned out ok in the end, but damn, it must be scary to be buried in snow and not know whether or not you’re going to get out alive.

During the Swatch Skiers Cup 2013, skiier Sverre Liliequist found himself in the middle of an avalanche. And what did he do? He did a backflip off of a cliff right as it was coming down on him. Boss. ᔥ Guardian

There’s certainly no greater advertisement than real-life proof of a BCA Float 30 airbag saving snowboarder Meesh Hytner from being crushed under a moving avalanche. [via]

Russian soldiers fired some heavy artillery into the mountains of North Ossetia, Russia and created an avalanche that engulfed the entire surrounding area.