Argentina: Tourist from U.S. dies in avalanche while snowboarding

Posted on October 4, 2014 • Filed under: Argentina, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported a 29 year old American tourist died in the South of Argentina as a result of an avalanche that occurred while practicing snowboarding in a mountain area near the Santa Cruz town of El Chalten. The woman, identified today by local news website Opi Santa Cruz as Elizabeth Devon Daley, was with a group of at least seven tourists at Mount Vespignani, close to the Lago del Desierto, on the afternoon of Monday, when an avalanche threw it into a drop zone. Read Article

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