Ski Mountaineer Suffers Fatal Fall On Mont Blanc After Losing Ski

Mont Blanc | Pixabay Image

Mont Blanc | Pixabay Image

Mont Blanc, France – On Saturday, June 10, 2017 a 53-year-old ski mountaineer lost his ski while skiing toward Brenva Pass after summiting Mont Blanc. The man was unable to self arrest, went airborne over a group of seracs, and landed in a crevasse. The skier did not survive.

The victim was skiing in a group of 5 when the accident occurred. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead on the scene. His body was recovered by rescuers via helicopter.

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