Overview: All Fatal Accidents


Overview: All fatal avalanche accidents

The following list provides a brief overview of all fatal avalanche accidents from the winters 1997 to 2007. Click on the icons for more detailed information.

  • A total of 155 individuals lost their lives in 105 different accidents.
  • On average, there were 14.1 avalanche fatalities in 9.6 accidents per winter.
  • 139 avalanche fatalities (90%) and 98 fatal avalanche accidents (93%) occurred during recreational pursuits.
  • The biggest avalanche accident occurred in Kangiqsualujjuaq on 1 January 1999, resulting in 9 fatalities and approximately 25 additional individuals injured.
Overview: Recreational