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.
Sunnyvale Man On Dream Trip Killed In Avalanche Triggered By Nepal EarthquakeThe State Department has confirmed a Sunnyvale man was killed in Nepal.
Bay Area Climber Stays Behind To Help After Surviving Nepal Earthquake, Mt. Everest AvalanchesA Bay Area climber who survived avalanches followed by a massive earthquake in Nepal is refusing to come home, determined to help injured climbers get back to safety.
Hundreds Perish In Devastating Nepal Quake; Historic Buildings Crumble, Deadly Avalanches On EverestA powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and centuries-old temples, and triggering a landslide on the slopes of Mount Everest.
Bay Area Climber Survives Deadly Everest AvalancheA Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.
American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of AftermathKCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.
Livermore-Born Extreme Skiing Pioneer Survives Deadly Nepal AvalancheRenowned American extreme skier Glen Plake, one of the survivors of the weekend Himalayan avalanche that killed at least eight people, said Wednesday he feels lucky to be alive but heartbroken that he could not save two friends who remain missing.
Snowmobiler Dies After Triggering Sierra AvalancheA man riding a snowmobile has died after he apparently triggered an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Alpine County.
Storm Makes Ripe Ski Conditions In SierraA late winter storm that dumped at least 6 feet of snow in parts of the Sierra Nevada created ripe conditions for snow sports enthusiasts but also posed risks for back country skiers, one of whom was killed by an avalanche.