Avalanche Radar Col du Pourtalet, Pyrenees

Avalanche Radar Col du Pourtalet, Pyrenees

Avalanche radar Col du Pourtalet, Pyrenees Challenge The Col du Pourtalet, located at 1794 m a.s.l., connects the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and the Spanish province of Huesca. On the Spanish side, Formigal and Panticosa form an important interregional...
Avalanche and people radar Zinal

Avalanche and people radar Zinal

Avalanche and people radars Zinal Situation The region “Val d’Anniviers” is a well-known tourist destination in the Swiss Alps. In many winters, heavy snowfall leads to large avalanches in the valley. In January 2018, the village of Zinal was even...
Avalanche radars Bear Pass, Canada

Avalanche radars Bear Pass, Canada

Avalanche radars Bear Pass Challenge Highway 37A is the only road connecting the mainland centers and the coastal town of Stewart (British Columbia, Canada) and the border town of Hyder (Alaska, USA). Stewart serves as Canada’s northernmost year-round ice-free port...
Avalanche radar Belalp

Avalanche radar Belalp

Avalanche radar Belalp Challenge The ridge avalanche at Belalp (Valais, Switzerland) has a 4 km wide starting zone with an altitude difference between start and deposition areas of up to 1600 m. The infamous avalanche can assume extreme dimensions and pose a threat to...
Avalanche radar Rogers Pass, Canada

Avalanche radar Rogers Pass, Canada

Avalanche radar Rogers Pass Challenge Seven thousand kilometres long and connecting Canada’s east and west coasts, the Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) is one of Canada’s most important transportation routes. Between Calgary and Vancouver the highway runs through Glacier...