OT Avalanches (was: Columbia)

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Fri Feb 7 08:22:00 2003

> > Along the same lines; 7 school-kids on a ski outing were
> > killed by an avalanche in the Canadian rockies the same
> > day. CBC-TV jumped all over the Columbia event and ran
> > continuous coverage of the Columbia relegating the
> > avalanche victims to regular news coverage.

> I heard about the Avalanche, but I didn't think all the kids died.
> Unless, maybe the total number of kids was more than seven. I didn't
> really pay much attention, since it was someone else's local news, and I
> was interested in hearing about national news..... the Columbia.

Yesterday 4 snowboarders, which where missing afer an avalanche
in the French Alps where rescued. They survived in a self made
igloo in 2150m (~7000ft) for 4 days.


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