May 18, 2021

A man is seriously injured by an avalanche off tracks in Baqueira Beret

A man is seriously injured by an avalanche off tracks in Baqueira Beret


A man has been seriously wounded this morning as a result of an avalanche that has been recorded off track in the Vinyeta area in Baqueira Beret (Lérida), as reported by Efe the Fire Department of the Generalitat.

The man has been located at ten minutes, in an intervention in which troops from the Aran Firefighters, the Mossos d'Esquadra and the personnel of tracks from Baqueira have participated.

The injured has been transferred by helicopter to the Vielha Hospital, where he is being treated.

The ski resort of Baqueira Beret announced on the 24th that this weekend it would open a good part of its skiable domain, distributed in 1,100 meters of height and accessible through 36 ski lifts, and that it was working on the trodden tracks and ensuring all the perimeter of the routes to avoid avalanches.

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