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British skiers die after plunging down cliff in Chamonix

National News // Jan. 29, 2018

Two British skiers have died after plunging several hundred metres off a cliff in the French resort of Chamonix.

 

Pixabay British skiers die after plunging down cliff in Chamonix

The two 25 year old men from Cambridge in England fell from the Couloir du Chapeau. A third man skiing with them saw them fall.

Police believe the men thought they would be safe as they were following fresh tracks. But the tracks were left by a mountain rescue team helping out other skiers the previous day.

The surviving man is being interviewed by police – he is said to be in a state of shock.

The men have not yet been named.

 

 

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