Vallee Blanche: Skier survives after falling into a crevasse


On 04 May 2023, a skier fell into a crevasse while he was skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix

Vallée Blanche Rognon du Plan Source @
The Vallee Blanche, ski in a glacier in Chamonix

The 52 year old man suffered multiple fractures after falling into a crevasse while skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix

The mountain rescue unit PGHM Chamonix had intervened for a skier, unbalanced by an avalanche between the Col du Plan and the Rognon du Plan. He had fallen heavily on the Vallée Blanche side before falling into a crevasse and suffered multiple fractures. He was taken to Annecy hospital where his condition was stabilized.


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