Saturday, August 26, 2017

Matterhorn Fatal Fall + Running Fatality on Mont Blanc + Climbing the Breithorn (Alps) + 5 Climbers Die in Zillertal Alps (Austria)

Matterhorn, fatal fall for a mountaineer - report from Montagna.tv (An Italian website)
Another runner dies on the normal French route on Mont Blanc - Desnivel and Chamonix.net
How to climb the Breithorn - Article with pictures by the BMC.co.uk
Zillertal Alps accident kills five climbers in Austria - by the BBC News


http://www.montagna.tv/cms/112408/cervino-caduta-fatale-per-un-alpinista-2/  --  Matterhorn, fatal fall for a mountaineer

The causes of the fall of a mountaineer, whose generalities have not yet been made known, from the Swiss side of the Matterhorn are still unknown.

The man, according to the police in the canton of Valais, fell for a hundred meters, ending in a canal. Unwilling the robe companion, who was not tied to the victim.

The incident occurred at 13:00 yesterday, August 25, at 3,400 meters. The two climbers started Thursday and reached the summit (4,448 meters) the following day. After sleeping at the Solvay Hut (4,003 meters), they were continuing the descent to return to Zermatt when the accident occurred.



https://www.chamonix.net/english/news/french-trail-runner-found-dead-bosses-ridge --  French trail runner found dead on the Bosses Ridge (Mont Blanc Massif)
http://desnivel.com/alpinismo/fallece-otro-runner-en-la-ruta-normal-francesa-del-mont-blanc   --  Another runner dies on the normal French route on Mont Blanc

Another runner dies on the normal French route of Mont Blanc
Matthieu Craff, a 28-year-old Frenchman, had made a night climb. It suffered a fall of 300 m when leaving the footprint to about 4,500 m. It went without crampons or harness. It is the second runner killed in a week in the same area.





https://www.thebmc.co.uk/how-to-climb-the-breithorn  --  How to climb the Breithorn



http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41067598?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook  --  Zillertal Alps accident kills five climbers in Austria




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