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.

Nid d'Aigle, photo by Markus Trienke, licensed under CC-BY 2.0, source

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