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Huge rock fall/avalanch in Evolène , VS

Happened a couple of days ago, but just saw a news article about it today.
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Re: Huge rock fall/avalanch in Evolène , VS

According to Le Matin: Impressionnant éboulement sur les hauts d'Evolène the site was being monitored since 2013, and movement had been detected for over a week before the rock fall.

It was in the region of Arbey, a tiny hamlet near a delightful small lake (pond would probably be more accurate) that is a popular hiking destination from Evolene ... there is even a t-shirt of the lake:

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Re: Huge rock fall/avalanch in Evolène , VS

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According to Le Matin: Impressionnant éboulement sur les hauts d'Evolène the site was being monitored since 2013, and movement had been detected for over a week before the rock fall.
That's a relief.

It would have been pretty awful if a climber had set it off hammering a peg into a crack. (awful for the climber that is).
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