Two German skiers came in the Austrian mountains when an Avalanche claimed the lives of. Both died on Sunday in Vorarlberg, police said.
In the Western state of cases, prevailed in large Parts of the Austrian Alps after heavy snow great avalanche danger.
However, a 26 ventured in Schoppernau-Year-old from the Bavarian district of Dachau in the deep snow off-piste, and was buried by a snow Board. His 25-year-old companion was able to locate the man immediately because his legs out of the snow sticking. With the aid of mountain rescuers they dug him. He could not be revived any more. The skiers died, although he was equipped with an avalanche Airbag, the winter sports enthusiasts should keep in case of emergency in front of it, to be under the snow pulled.
In the case of a second avalanche a 32 died-Year-old from the vicinity of Heilbronn. He was in the afternoon with a 25-year-old Skier in the area of Damüls on-the-go, as he was buried up to the neck. The two winter sports enthusiasts were also avalanche emergency equipment. But before the man could be saved, were deposited more Snow on him, and buried in completely. Also in this case, it was the rescue workers to revive the man.
In another deadly accident in Vorarlberg, a Swiss snowboarder came on Sunday in a bend of the slope and plunged 20 meters deep into a steep slope. The 24-Year-old with head and upper body remained in the deep snow.