40 minuten onder de sneeuw en gelukkig toch overleefd!

  • kanski
    kanski op 22 March 2018 · 08:52
    Mittelberg - A 37-year-old skier has survived forty minutes under an avalanche on Thursday in Kleinwalsertal.

    The German women was with a ski instructor in the ski area underway in off piste terrain without avalanche equipment, and got caught in a slab. The woman was recovered from the snow masses after 40 minutes and suffered due to fortunate circumstances only a hypothermia.

    The 37-year-old, according to police a good skier, wanted to leave with her 63-year-old ski instructor at 13.50 clock in the area of ​​the so-called "Schneiderküren-Schmalzboden" to Hirschegg. The ski instructor skied into a slope about 60 meters long and 40 degrees steep. At the same time, a 15-meter-wide slab broke behind him and seized the German women. The woman was dragged about 15 meters and burried one meter deep by the snow.

    Ski group came by accident to help

    The ski instructor, who did not carry a shovel, a probe or an avalanche transceiver (LVS), alerted the emergency services by cell phone, but was unable to start a search because of the lack of equipment. Coincidentally, in the area described as remote, a group of skiers with the necessary equipment passed by, and the search for the victim began immediately. Together with the mountain rescue workers flown in by helicopter, the alpine police and a dog team from Vorarlberg, the 37-year-old was finally located and excavated at a depth of around 1.5 meters.

    ski instructor is being prosecuted

    The woman had been pressed by the snow pressure in a Kauerstellung, it was said. But she was approachable and almost unhurt. The 37-year-old was flown with a slight hypothermia for observation by helicopter to the hospital in Immenstadt (Allgäu). The ski instructor will be reported to the police after completing the investigation. He will have to answer for endangering physical safety.
    On Thursday, according to the Vorarlberger Landeswarnzentrale in the Kleinwalsertal above 1,800 meters, there was a considerable level 3 avalanche, below which it was at level 2. On the northern slope with powder snow, at about 1,500 meters above sea level, where the avalanche broke, the avalanche danger was loud Information from the police "at least 3".

    Never ski faster than your guardian Angel can fly!
  • Skimama
    Skimama op 22 March 2018 · 09:00
    Zó dan.... over ongelooflijk veel geluk hebben gesproken zeg!
    In the end you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. So climb the goddamn mountain.
  • Willem2k
    Willem2k op 22 March 2018 · 09:03
    Lucky! 😮
    Snowboarding without friends is not snowboarding.
  • tsc72149
    tsc72149 op 22 March 2018 · 09:09
    Pfoe,ik zou niet graag in geen van beiden hun schoenen willen staan!!
    Let the mountains have it's day or two following a big storm
  • ieism
    ieism op 22 March 2018 · 09:17
  • Tim3
    Tim3 op 22 March 2018 · 09:20
    Jemig zeg. Wat een stom geluk zeg. Ik ben ook wel benieuwd naar wat er voor gezorgd zou kunnen hebben dat zij het wel 40 minuten onder 1,5 meter heeft overleefd. Ze hebben het over 'suffered due to fortunate circumstances only a hypothermia.'.. wat zouden die gunstige omstandigheden dan zijn? Een hele grote luchtpocket lijkt mij wel erg sterk. Dus als zij ingekapseld zou zijn zoals de meeste lawineslachtoffers, wat kunnen dan nog gunstige omstandigheden zijn op 1,5m diep?
    *message edited by Tim3 op 22 Mar 2018 09:21 (11% bewerkt)
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  • ffKnallen
    ffKnallen op 22 March 2018 · 09:23
    Zo wat een geluk!!

    Maar helaas hoor en zie je het nog heel veel, leraren die mensen off piste nemen zonder een drie eenheid... Enige oplossing is nog zwaarder gaan straffen...
  • Aryen
    Aryen op 22 March 2018 · 14:34
    Inderdaad een bijzonder gelukkige afloop. Pfoeh ...
    @ffKnallen Zwaarder straffen is waarschijnlijk niet de oplossing, in het algemeen niet, en hier in het bijzonder ook niet. Het lijkt me wel dat ook skischolen meer verantwoordelijkheid zullen moeten nemen en off-piste ervaringen alleen met de juiste kennis en materialen moeten aanbieden, en hun instructeurs beter zouden moeten voorlichten/instrueren. Maar welke rol de skischool in dit geval speelde is natuurlijk de vraag.
    *message edited by Aryen op 22 Mar 2018 14:42


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