Deadly fall for a mountaineer at Nid d'Aigle

 

According to Le Dauphine, today, the 31st of May 2019, around 1 pm, a foreign mountaineer lost his life at Nid d'Aigle.

The man was climbing with two companions when he fell a hundred metres (328 ft) at the arrival station of the Nid d'Aigle, in the town of Saint-Gervais, in Haute-Savoie.

Preliminary investigations show that the group was not roped.

The other two climbers are unharmed and will be brought in for questioning this afternoon.

image: 
Nid d'Aigle, photo by Markus Trienke, licensed under CC-BY 2.0, source @commons.wikimedia.org/wiki

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