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Daily Talker: Cambridge Family Survives Avalanche

A Cambridge father is defending his decision to take his two children climbing on Western Europe’s highest mountain, after the group survived an avalanche.

Patrick Sweeney, his 11-year-old daughter Shannon and his 9-year-old son Patrick, were a few thousand feet from reaching the summit two weeks ago in an area locals call the “Corridor of Death”, when the family heard a hissing noise.

07/15/2014

Patrick Sweeney hiking with sons Patrick and Shannon. (Image courtesy Sweeney family)

Cambridge Family Survives Avalanche At Mont Blanc

A Cambridge father and his children, 11-year-old Shannon and 9-year-old Patrick, were a few thousand feet from their goal.

07/14/2014

Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bruins Win 11th Straight, Beat Avalanche 2-0

The Bruins clinched a playoff berth with a 2-0 win over the Avalanche Friday night.

03/21/2014

Adam Herman and Conor Lodge. (Photos from Adam Herman)

Hikers From Martha’s Vineyard Survive Avalanche On Mount Washington

Two men triggered an avalanche and plummeted some 800 feet in Tuckerman Ravine on Saturday.

12/30/2013

Two hikers triggered an avalanche at Tuckerman's Ravine on Mt. Washington in New Hampshire on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2013. (Credit: U.S. Forest Service/Mount Washington Avalanche Center)

Hikers Survive 800-Foot Plunge In Tuckerman Ravine Avalanche

Two hikers who triggered an avalanche on Mount Washington that carried them 800 feet over rocks, cliffs and ice were rescued early Sunday morning and treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, officials said.

12/29/2013

Marine Sgt. Keith Zeier, who lost his leg and suffered a severe brain injury in Iraq, in day 2 of his Mount Washington climb. (Photo courtesy: Ascents of Honor-Facebook)

12 Climbers Survive Mount Washington Avalanche

Twelve hikers survived an avalanche while trying to climb to the peak of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire.

01/18/2013

Marine Sgt. Keith Zeier, who lost his leg and suffered a severe brain injury in Iraq, in day 2 of his Mount Washington climb. (Photo courtesy: Ascents of Honor-Facebook)

3 Hurt In Mount Washington Avalanche

The Mount Washington Avalanche Center issued an advisory earlier in the day saying that avalanches were likely.

01/17/2013

File Image (AP Photo)

Mt. Washington Climber Survives 1,300 Foot Fall

A 31-year-old ice climber fell about 1,300 feet after triggering an avalanche on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington. He was able to call 911 and survived.

03/11/2011

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