The driver of a bulldozer died in an avalanche of sand in Plymouth late Tuesday morning.
Jim Davidson, a longtime Concord resident, said he feared he would be killed as he heard avalanches crashing around him on Mount Everest as a result of a massive earthquake in Nepal.
The Mt. Everest disaster in Nepal is being felt in New England.
A member of the U.S. Ski Team from New Hampshire was killed in an avalanche Monday in the Austrian Alps.
A climber on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington caused the season’s first avalanche on Monday while descending Yale Gully.
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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.
A Cambridge father and his children, 11-year-old Shannon and 9-year-old Patrick, were a few thousand feet from their goal.
The Bruins clinched a playoff berth with a 2-0 win over the Avalanche Friday night.
Two men triggered an avalanche and plummeted some 800 feet in Tuckerman Ravine on Saturday.