Robert did not come back to his hotel after setting out on a hike up the Col de Forclaz, Les Houches.
The young man was skiing with a guide when he fell the wrong side of this steep decent, sadly resulting in a fall of 400 metres.
The rescuers set up a RDV with an experienced piste grooming operator, who bought them to the cliffs edge just under the Chalet lognon, they went on to set up a rope winch.
It quickly came apparent that his situation was extremely serious with only minutes left to get the man to hospital, a Chamonix PGHM helicopter was scrambled to the scene.
Planet Chamonix wish Ciné Cimes all the luck with their new venture, and thank you for helping our much loved cinema!
So how can Planet Chamonix add a bit of Greek mythology to this we hear you say…
Herodotus 484 BC–425 BC
“The Phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor”
Winds are set to stay stable over the coming week, with a 40 Km/h peak on Thursday during the BIG storm.
This Sunday March 3rd, Paul, a little boy diagnosed with a brain tumour, flew over Mont Blanc by helicopter, plus an all action visit to the fire station.
It was initially reported that he had a pole planted in his thigh, but there was no sign of this. The rescuers went on to explain that it was in fact his razor sharp edges that cut so badly into his leg.
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