Avalanche at Sochi Olympic Mountain Kills 2 Skiers on Trail

Avalanche at Sochi Olympic Mountain Kills 2 Skiers on Trail

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Avalanche at Sochi Olympic Mountain Kills 2 Skiers on Trail

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Image of Roza Khutor Resort from skinet.com

Two skiers were killed by an avalanche this morning at the Sochi Olympics mountain resort of Roza Khutor. The avalanche caught six skiers in total who were skiing down the Labirint run located on the far edge of the resort. Four of the skiers were unharmed but two woman, buried in the slide, were killed.

The avalanche struck a day after the resort was open to the public following the conclusion of the Paralympics

There was a team of experts devoted solely to avalanche prevention in Rosa Khutor, as detailed by The New York Times.

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