Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Snowboarders rescue

  • Snowboarders Rescued After Spending Two Nights Trapped on Washington's ...

    Two snowboarders have been rescued after they spent two nights trapped at 7,500 feet on Washington's Mount Rainier.


  • Rangers attempt to rescue stranded snowboarders

    With daylight Tuesday, rangers and other searchers are making another attempt to rescue two snowboarders stranded on Mount Rainier.


  • Snowboarders forced to spend another night on Mount Rainier

    Two snowboarders who are stranded on Mount Rainier overnight in blizzard-like conditions were forced to spend another night on the mountain.


  • Two snowboarders stuck in storm on Mount Rainier

    UPDATE2: Rescue teams believe they've found the two snowboarders who spent the night on Mount Rainier. Crews got to within a half mile of two men on Paradise Glacier this afternoon and were attempting to reach them about 3:45 p.m.


  • 2 snowboarders stranded on Mount Rainier

    Search and rescue teams hiked back onto Mount Rainier after daybreak Tuesday, hoping to rescue a pair of snowboarders who have been trapped for two days. One search team was within half-mile of the snowboarders Monday and spoke to them, but were ...


  • Trapped snowboarders will have to spend a 2nd night on Mount Rainier

    Searchers have positioned themselves in three teams so that no matter which way the snowboarders travel they should eventually come into contact with rescue crews. Even then, it's probably a three-hour return trip to Paradise. Previous post. Rescuers ...


  • Two Snowboarders Stranded On Mount Rainier After Blizzard Conditions

    Posted: November 12, 2012. Two Snowboarders Stranded On Mount Rainier. Search and rescue crews are looking for two snowboarders who were stranded on Mount Rainier overnight because of blizzard-like conditions. The snowboarders, ages 20 and 21, ...


  • KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Fate of pets adds to stress of storm ...

    Fresh snow is so deep on Mount Rainier that rescuers searching for two snowboarders lost in a storm have to "swim" through it to make progress, a national park spokeswoman said Tuesday.


  • This season's best snowboarding and ski holidays, deals and new stuff to try

    ... has launched a new splitboard intro week from 6-13 April, led by a top International Federation of Mountain Guides Association guide, Lars Vanhaelewyck, a "Belgian snowboarding legend", who also teaches backcountry safety and crevasse rescue.


  • Mr. Market rethinking German Greek move

    annzi amal on November 13th, 2012 14:03 GMT. @ jamie: is this Good for US dollar ?.. 2 snowboarders stranded on Mount Rainier make visual contact with rescuers, rescue to resume at 1st light - @AP. Jamie Coleman on November 13th, 2012 14:07 GMT ...


  • AP-Afternoon Preview,Advisory

    STRANDED SNOWBOARDERS. SEATTLE - The search has resumed for two snowboarders stranded in heavy snow on Mount Rainier.


  • Playing safely in avalanche terrain

    "They might be clueless. We want to encourage the continued exploration (of the backcountry), but make sure (people) have the right tools and equipment, rescue equipment, to do it safely." Davies added that it is not just the skiers and snowboarders ...


  • Utah avalanche experts preparing for ski season

    SANDY, Utah - Avalanches kill an average of four people in Utah's canyons every year but experts say many of those deaths are avoidable.


  • Snow Industry Convenes To Discuss Backcountry Trends

    While the original intent was to discuss how the industry can take advantage of the increasing numbers of backcountry travelers—whether skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers, or any other adventurer—David Ingemie, SIA president, says much more came out of ...


  • Record call outs during snow season

    Good falls in the Snowy Mountains created a record number of medical call outs for the SouthCare rescue helicopter team. An estimated ... "Certainly at this stage in the game we'd strongly advise particularly snowboarders, to wear helmets," he said ...


  • Three Skiers Survive Avalanche in Montana

    They were able to call in the Gallatin County Search and Rescue at around 3:30pm. no name bowl ... While this story concludes with a happy ending, skiers and snowboarders seeking their first taste of powder this season must be vigilant of their ...


  • Storm Cripples East Coast, Death and Damage Toll Climb

    Text Size. By: CNBC.com with wires. Wall Street and two major airports reopened, and National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims as the Northeast limped into recovery mode Wednesday, two days after being pummeled by epic Hurricane Sandy ...


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