Keyword: climbers

Three dead in French Alps avalanche of ice blocks

A woman of British-Polish nationality and another from Slovakia were swept away with their German male guide as they climbed the Mont Blanc.

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Foreigners among seven dead in French Alps avalanche: UPDATED

The avalanche hit three groups of climbers, leaving one survivor seriously injured, on the Dôme de Neige des Ecrins mountain near Pelvoux.

Bodies found on Ecuador volcano could be French climbers

Seven French climbers and three Ecuadorean guides went missing in 1994 after an avalanche on the Chimborazo volcano.

Six climbers die after fall on France's Mont Blanc

The group, which included an experienced guide, died after a terrifying 250-metre fall while trying to scale Europe's highest mountain.

Mont Blanc summer avalanche in France leaves 9 climbers dead

Three Britons, three Germans, two Spaniards and one Swiss climber died in the tragedy on the slopes of Mont Maudit.

British climbers in French Alps death fall

Two British climbers aged 22 and 24 died after falling more than 2,500ft near the town of Chamonix in the French Alps.

Six climbers found dead in French Alps

Six climbers have died in an accident in the Alps in one of the worst mountain tragedies in France in recent years.