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.
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.

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