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Relatives of Mt. Everest avalanche victims wait for the bodies of their loved ones to arrive at the Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

13th Body Pulled From Snow In Everest Avalanche

California man says he was near the area where the avalanche occurred.

7 hours ago

File photo of avalanche training. (credit: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

8-Year-Old Boy Says He Tried To ‘Lick And Bite’ His Way Out Of Deadly Avalanche

An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.

03/07/2014

File photo of the aftermath of an avalanche.  (credit: Franz Aberham/Getty Images)

Avalanche Kills Idaho Man, Wife Survives

An avalanche in central Idaho buried four people, killing an Idaho man whose wife survived being buried under the snow for about 90 minutes, officials in Blaine County said.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2014

An avalanche dog searches during a training exercise  in the French Alps.  (JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Avalanche Victims Named

The 2 men killed in the Oregon avalanche were a guide and his client.

02/14/2014

Avalanche dog frees a volunteer during a training exercise in the French Alps. (Getty Images)

2 Injured Skiers Rescued After Deadly Avalanche In Oregon

The injured were among six skiers and two guides hit by an avalanche during a trip through the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

02/13/2014

File photo of a rescue crew after an avalanche.  (credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Avalanche Victim Still Buried Near Snoqualmie Pass

Searchers are waiting for safer condition to recover the body of a man buried in an avalanche Saturday at Granite Mountain, near Snoqualmie Pass in the Cascades about 50 miles east of Seattle.

04/15/2013

File photo of an avalanche in a mountain. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Missing In Avalanches East Of Seattle

Authorities in Washington state say one woman has died and one man is still missing after a pair of spring avalanches struck separate groups hiking in the mountains each of Seattle.

04/14/2013

File photo of Mount McKinley. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Alaska Officials Halt Search For Japanese Climbers

The search for four Japanese climbers who were caught in an avalanche on Alaska’s Mount McKinley has been called off, with authorities calling the site their final resting place.

06/18/2012

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Survivor: Deadly Avalanche a ‘Horror Story’

Powder Magazine senior editor John Stifter, who witnessed the slide that killed three of his skiing companions Sunday, said one person survived by bear-hugging a tree and holding on as the snow barreled over him. “It’s an absolute horror story,” Stifter said Monday.

02/21/2012

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3 Skiers Killed in Stevens Pass Avalanche – 4th Survived

Well-equipped and familiar with the terrain, about a dozen expert skiers were making their way through a foot-and-a half of fresh snow when an avalanche hit them in an out-of-bounds area near Stevens Pass ski resort.

02/20/2012

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