6 May 2012

Still some decent skiing out there!

As of 06:00 the temperature at 2280 meters was -4, winds were calm.
At 1550 meters the temperature was -4, 94% relative humidity and the barometer is steady.
In the valley it is 0.

For the updated Avalanche Advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory

Everest Base Camp avalanche April 27, 2012: Update

Story and photos from avalanches on Annapurna: Annapurna

The worlds most dangerous mountain: Annapurna

Avalanches from the past:

Wellington, Washington, USA (1910, March 1)
Three passenger trains were stalled at a station house on the way up to the Stevens Pass in the Cascade Range. The trains, several carriages, and the station house were swept up by an avalanche and carried over a ledge in a canyon 150 feet below. 118 people were estimated dead.