The avalanche occurred shortly after students began their climb.
Several high school students were killed at a ski resort in Japan after a large avalanche swept through the area, the New York Times reports.
The avalanche occurred near Nasu, in Tochigi prefecture, 100 miles north of Tokyo.
According to a Japan's Kyodo news agency, eight high school students were found with no vital signs, and more than 30 people have been injured.
Students and teachers...