Squaw Valley Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control Work A 42-year-old ski patrol member was killed during an avalanche control operation early Tuesday at the Squaw Valley ski resort, authorities said.
Avalanche Covers Tahoe Highway, Drivers Escape InjuryA massive wall of snow slammed into a Sierra highway Sunday, burying two cars but fortunately the occupants of the vehicles were able to escape unharmed.
Rescuers Search Desperately For Avalanche Survivors Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy.
Two Skiers Rescued From Mount Rose AvalancheTwo skiers wearing locator beacons and survival gear were rescued Thursday after being swept up in a back-country avalanche near the Mount Rose ski area in Lake Tahoe.
Blizzard Buries Sierra Under Several Feet Of SnowThe first of two potent winter storm fronts buried the Sierra under several feet of snow Wednesday with a second more powerful weather system expected to roar into the region over the weekend.
Mt. Rose Avalanche Victim ID'd As Aptos ManThe Washoe County coroner has identified the avalanche victim at a ski resort near Reno over the weekend as a 64-year-old man who lived near Santa Cruz.
Skier Lost In Avalanche On Mount Rose Near Tahoe Is Found DeadSearch and rescue rescue crews found the body of a 60-year-old skier who was trapped in an avalanche Saturday morning.
Avalanche Danger Shuts Down Sierra Ski ResortsA winter storm front roared through Northern California early Thursday, triggering an avalanche near the Alpine Meadows ski resort in the Sierra and awakening Bay Area residents to the rumble of thunder.
Avalanche Rescuers Train For The Worst As El Niño Storms Dump Snow On SierraAs El Nino storms dump fresh snow on the sierra this year, the Tahoe Fire Protection District is training for the possibility of an avalanche rescue.
Snowboarder Denies Doing Anything Wrong After Avalanche At Sugar BowlA man who could face charges for causing an avalanche at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort insists he did nothing wrong, though the sheriff’s department disagrees.
Sugar Bowl Snowboarder Survives Avalanche Only To Face Charges For Causing ItA snowboarder at Sugar Bowl managed to survive an avalanche, but is now facing criminal charges after prosecutors say he caused it.
Avalanche Kills Graduate Student Hiking In Sierra NevadaSearchers have located the body of a missing graduate student killed in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada.