Avalanche at ski resort in French Alps caught on film

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By Lindsey Granger, Buzz60

An avalanche in the French Alps hit a popular ski resort in Tignes, and a skier caught it all on camera.

Fortunately, only a handful of skiers were knocked off balance and there were no reported fatalities.

According to The Telegraph, skiers on the blue run, where the avalanche hit, are not required to wear location-tracking transceivers as a precaution, since it's not one of the more dangerous routes.

See images from an avalanche in the French Alps:

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Skiers wait in a slope in the Les Deux Alpes resort in The French Alps on January 14, 2016 a day after an avalanche swept away skiers, including a group on a school outing, were swept away. Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed on January 13 when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said. / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
Director of the Les Deux Alpes ski resort Didier Bobilier (C) answers journalists' questions in front of the The French Ski School of Les Deux Alpes resort in The French Alps on January 14, 2016 a day after an avalanche swept away skiers, including a group on a school outing, were swept away. Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed on January 13 when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said. / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on January 13, 2016 shows a view of of avalanch defences structurs on the slopes in the Les Deux Alpes resort in The French Alps on January 14, 2016 q day after an avalanche swept away skiers, including a group on a school outing, were swept away. Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed on January 13 when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said. / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
A man clean off the snow on the ground while a woman carries her skis at the Les Deux Alpes resort in The French Alps on January 14, 2016 a day after an avalanche swept away skiers, including a group on a school outing, were swept away. Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed on January 13 when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said. / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
Skiers enjoy a slope at the Les Deux Alpes resort in The French Alps on January 14, 2016 A day after an avalanche swept away skiers, including a group on a school outing, were swept away. Two French teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed on January 13 when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said. / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
Students sit and stand outside the Saint-Exupery high school in Lyon, central-eastern France, on January 13, 2016, during a commemorative gathering after two students from the school and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in Les Deux Alpes ski resort in the French Alps. The avalanche hit a piste at the Deux-Alpes resort in eastern France that was still closed to the public, engulfing a group of nine French high school students and their teacher from the city of Lyon, according to police sources. A 14-year-old boy died in the deluge while a 16-year-old girl also died later in hospital. The Ukrainian man who died was not part of the school group. / AFP / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)
French Education minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem addresses the media at the Saint-Exupery high school in Lyon on January 13, 2016, after an avalanche in the French Alps ski resort of Les Deux Alpes swept away a group of teenagers from the high school. Two teenagers and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps, including a group on a school outing, local officials said today. The avalanche hit a piste at the Deux-Alpes resort in eastern France that was still closed to the public, engulfing a group of French school children and their teacher from the city of Lyon, according to police sources. / AFP / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)
Students gather and light candles outside the Saint-Exupery high school in Lyon, central-eastern France, on January 13, 2016, during a commemorative gathering after two students from the school and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in Les Deux Alpes ski resort in the French Alps. The avalanche hit a piste at the Deux-Alpes resort in eastern France that was still closed to the public, engulfing a group of nine French high school students and their teacher from the city of Lyon, according to police sources. A 14-year-old boy died in the deluge while a 16-year-old girl also died later in hospital. The Ukrainian man who died was not part of the school group. / AFP / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)
A student lights a candle outside the Saint-Exupery high school in Lyon, central-eastern France, on January 13, 2016, during a commemorative gathering after two students from the school and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in Les Deux Alpes ski resort in the French Alps. The avalanche hit a piste at the Deux-Alpes resort in eastern France that was still closed to the public, engulfing a group of nine French high school students and their teacher from the city of Lyon, according to police sources. A 14-year-old boy died in the deluge while a 16-year-old girl also died later in hospital. The Ukrainian man who died was not part of the school group. / AFP / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Emergency teams reportedly had to arrive on foot to rescue the skiers because poor visibility obstructed the view for helicopters.

The footage was captured by a skier who had a GoPro camera strapped to his head.

In February, four people were killed in another off-piste avalanche at the same resort.

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