Dad’s ‘miracle escape’ after being buried by avalanche in French Alps
France

Dad’s ‘miracle escape’ after being buried by avalanche in French Alps

A man out walking with his family in the French Alps has made a miraculous escape from an avalanche after spending more than two and a half hours trapped under snow, rescuers said.

Can Switzerland still save its ski season?
Switzerland

Can Switzerland still save its ski season?

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend
Switzerland

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend

Italy resort lifts alert on melting glacier threat
Italy

Italy resort lifts alert on melting glacier threat

High alert as Mont Blanc glacier threatens to dump ice on Italian resort town
Italy

High alert as Mont Blanc glacier threatens to dump ice on Italian resort town

Tourists evacuated from Italian Alps over fear of falling ice from Mont Blanc
Italy

Tourists evacuated from Italian Alps over fear of falling ice from Mont Blanc

Plane crash in Swiss Alps leaves four dead

Plane crash in Swiss Alps leaves four dead

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe
Italy

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe

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France

British ski instructor can give lessons in France after winning 7-year legal battle

Hölzl wins big as Olympics near
Germany

Hölzl wins big as Olympics near

Avalanche kills 12-year-old boy in Italian Alps
Germany

Avalanche kills 12-year-old boy in Italian Alps

Bavarian ski resorts look to a brighter, if warmer, future
Germany

Bavarian ski resorts look to a brighter, if warmer, future

Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk
Switzerland

Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk

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France

French climbers found dead in Alps

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche
Switzerland

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

‘If we have an engine, they respect us less’: How e-bikes are shaking up the Bavarian Alps
Germany

‘If we have an engine, they respect us less’: How e-bikes are shaking up the Bavarian Alps

IN PHOTOS: Taking a ‘Neanderthal’ survival course with a modern-day caveman in Italy
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Taking a ‘Neanderthal’ survival course with a modern-day caveman in Italy

Two British tourists killed after planes collide on Italian-French border
Italy

Two British tourists killed after planes collide on Italian-French border

Why a French school just enrolled 15 sheep (yes, sheep) as students
France

Why a French school just enrolled 15 sheep (yes, sheep) as students

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

British skier killed in French Alps avalanche
France

British skier killed in French Alps avalanche

Hundreds evacuated after French Alps ski resort hit by ‘arson’
France

Hundreds evacuated after French Alps ski resort hit by ‘arson’

Italy police probe French pilot over fatal helicopter-plane crash

Italy police probe French pilot over fatal helicopter-plane crash

Death toll from Italy helicopter-plane crash rises to 7
Italy

Death toll from Italy helicopter-plane crash rises to 7

Two die in French Alps while setting avalanche control charges
France

Two die in French Alps while setting avalanche control charges

Remains of missing Japanese hiker found on Matterhorn
Switzerland

Remains of missing Japanese hiker found on Matterhorn

Tributes paid after body of Canadian hiker missing in Bavarian Alps found
Germany

Tributes paid after body of Canadian hiker missing in Bavarian Alps found

Desperate search underway for Canadian hiker missing in southern Germany
Germany

Desperate search underway for Canadian hiker missing in southern Germany

Berlin mountain climber falls 200 metres to death in Austrian Alps
Germany

Berlin mountain climber falls 200 metres to death in Austrian Alps

Three Italian climbers found dead on France’s Mont Blanc
Italy

Three Italian climbers found dead on France’s Mont Blanc

Four climbers killed in accidents in French Alps
France

Four climbers killed in accidents in French Alps

Mountain climber found dead in the Silvretta Alps in Switzerland
Switzerland

Mountain climber found dead in the Silvretta Alps in Switzerland

Search called off for German retail billionaire lost in Alps
Germany

Search called off for German retail billionaire lost in Alps

Family says no hope for German billionaire lost in Swiss Alps
Switzerland

Family says no hope for German billionaire lost in Swiss Alps

Swiss snow hares in climate change firing line: study
Switzerland

Swiss snow hares in climate change firing line: study

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais
Switzerland

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms
France

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms

British man ‘freezes to death’ after getting lost in French Alps ski resort
France

British man ‘freezes to death’ after getting lost in French Alps ski resort

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind
Switzerland

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps
France

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps

Three people die in avalanches in Swiss Alps
Switzerland

Three people die in avalanches in Swiss Alps

150 trapped in French Alps ski lifts
France

150 trapped in French Alps ski lifts

Record-breaking cable car for tallest mountain in Germany to open Thursday
Germany

Record-breaking cable car for tallest mountain in Germany to open Thursday

VIDEO: Two French wingsuit flyers pull off death-defying stunt by landing in plane mid-air
France

VIDEO: Two French wingsuit flyers pull off death-defying stunt by landing in plane mid-air

German hiker dramatically rescued after 5-day ordeal in Alpine rock crevice

German hiker dramatically rescued after 5-day ordeal in Alpine rock crevice

Record-breaking new cable car for tallest mountain in Germany near completion
Germany

Record-breaking new cable car for tallest mountain in Germany near completion

Missing Swiss hunter found dead in mountains near Brienz
Switzerland

Missing Swiss hunter found dead in mountains near Brienz

Swiss glaciers lost 3 to 4 percent ice in the last year alone
Switzerland

Swiss glaciers lost 3 to 4 percent ice in the last year alone

Passenger saves French tourist bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Passenger saves French tourist bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

23-year-old Brit killed while hiking in Italian Alps
Italy

23-year-old Brit killed while hiking in Italian Alps

Mountaineer’s body found two weeks after deadly fall in German Alps
Germany

Mountaineer’s body found two weeks after deadly fall in German Alps

Drone research over Italian Alps confirms depleted water resources
Italy

Drone research over Italian Alps confirms depleted water resources

Five dead after climbing accident in Austrian Alps
Austria

Five dead after climbing accident in Austrian Alps

Search for eight missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

Search for eight missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

Two Austrians missing after massive Swiss landslide
Austria

Two Austrians missing after massive Swiss landslide

Police find three bodies on Italian side of Mont Blanc
Italy

Police find three bodies on Italian side of Mont Blanc

Human remains found on Mont Blanc may belong to Air India victims
France

Human remains found on Mont Blanc may belong to Air India victims

Cow gores woman to death in Austrian Alps
Austria

Cow gores woman to death in Austrian Alps

Two killed in Alps as helicopter rope comes loose
Austria

Two killed in Alps as helicopter rope comes loose

World’s tallest cable car to go into retirement after 50-year career
Germany

World’s tallest cable car to go into retirement after 50-year career

Three killed in avalanche at Italian ski resort
Italy

Three killed in avalanche at Italian ski resort

British pair left for dead after ‘hit and run’ in French Alps ski resort
France

British pair left for dead after ‘hit and run’ in French Alps ski resort

Ceneri rail tunnel moves closer to completing new alpine rail link
Switzerland

Ceneri rail tunnel moves closer to completing new alpine rail link

Report: Swiss permafrost ‘warmer than ever’
Switzerland

Report: Swiss permafrost ‘warmer than ever’

No snow ‘for a month’ for some French ski resorts
France

No snow ‘for a month’ for some French ski resorts

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes
Switzerland

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away
France

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away

Hungarian woman crushed by snowcat piste machine
Austria

Hungarian woman crushed by snowcat piste machine

Two injured after army tank falls 50 metres in Alps
Germany

Two injured after army tank falls 50 metres in Alps

IN PICTURES: Italy’s first snowfall of the season
Italy

IN PICTURES: Italy’s first snowfall of the season

Swiss helicopter crash: technical fault ruled out
Switzerland

Swiss helicopter crash: technical fault ruled out

Two dead in Swiss army helicopter crash
Switzerland

Two dead in Swiss army helicopter crash

Fallen military pilot honoured in Payerne funeral
Switzerland

Fallen military pilot honoured in Payerne funeral

Relief for tourists rescued after night stuck in cable cars
Italy

Relief for tourists rescued after night stuck in cable cars

Fatal crash: pilot told to fly below safe altitude
Switzerland

Fatal crash: pilot told to fly below safe altitude

Pilot of crashed Swiss jet confirmed dead
Switzerland

Pilot of crashed Swiss jet confirmed dead

Army locates crashed Swiss jet, pilot still missing
Switzerland

Army locates crashed Swiss jet, pilot still missing

Search underway for pilot of Swiss jet missing in Alps
Switzerland

Search underway for pilot of Swiss jet missing in Alps

British woman dies in French Alps avalanche
France

British woman dies in French Alps avalanche

Deadly weekend for extreme sports in the French Alps
France

Deadly weekend for extreme sports in the French Alps

Swedish woman injured in 70-metre fall in Alps
Sweden

Swedish woman injured in 70-metre fall in Alps

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments
Switzerland

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening
Switzerland

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening
Switzerland

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening
Switzerland

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know
Switzerland

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know

British skier dies after hitting snowboarder in French Alps
France

British skier dies after hitting snowboarder in French Alps

Desperate Austrian town uses huge ‘litter’ arrows
Austria

Desperate Austrian town uses huge ‘litter’ arrows

Man dies in crash with fellow skier on Alps piste
France

Man dies in crash with fellow skier on Alps piste

Students travel to Spain one year after Germanwings crash

Students travel to Spain one year after Germanwings crash

Italian man dies in Swiss Alps chalet fire
Italy

Italian man dies in Swiss Alps chalet fire

British woman dies after crash on French Alps ski slope
France

British woman dies after crash on French Alps ski slope

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier
Switzerland

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier

Avalanche: Teacher probed for ‘multiple manslaughter’
France

Avalanche: Teacher probed for ‘multiple manslaughter’

Close call! Avalanche cloud engulfs Italy town
Italy

Close call! Avalanche cloud engulfs Italy town

Alps avalanche alert after off-piste skiers killed
France

Alps avalanche alert after off-piste skiers killed

French soldier killed in wingsuit jump
France

French soldier killed in wingsuit jump

Two die after falls in Italian Alps
Italy

Two die after falls in Italian Alps

The 10 greatest German Alpine ski resorts
Germany

The 10 greatest German Alpine ski resorts

Four Germans killed in Alps avalanche disaster
Germany

Four Germans killed in Alps avalanche disaster

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps
Italy

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps

Switzerland set to test world’s longest tunnel
Switzerland

Switzerland set to test world’s longest tunnel

Swiss Alps claim five lives in fatal weekend
Switzerland

Swiss Alps claim five lives in fatal weekend

Bavaria fights activist assault on cow bells
Germany

Bavaria fights activist assault on cow bells

Swiss man summits all 4,000m alpine peaks
Switzerland

Swiss man summits all 4,000m alpine peaks

Climbers missing since 1970 found in Swiss Alps
Switzerland

Climbers missing since 1970 found in Swiss Alps

Lufthansa defends crash compensation offer
Germany

Lufthansa defends crash compensation offer

Skeleton of WWI soldier found in Italian Alps
Italy

Skeleton of WWI soldier found in Italian Alps

The glorious end of a 225-ton, 93-metre wind turbine
Germany

The glorious end of a 225-ton, 93-metre wind turbine

Alps hiker killed after being gored by bull
France

Alps hiker killed after being gored by bull

Italian reported dead in French avalanche
Italy

Italian reported dead in French avalanche

At least one Dane among Alps crash victims
Denmark

At least one Dane among Alps crash victims

Sweden pays tribute to Alps plane crash victims
Sweden

Sweden pays tribute to Alps plane crash victims

Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour in France
France

Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour in France

Avalanche death toll in French Alps nears 30
France

Avalanche death toll in French Alps nears 30

Skiers heading to the Alps face travel chaos
France

Skiers heading to the Alps face travel chaos

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France

Fancy a night hanging in an Alps cable car ‘hotel’?

Coach carrying Brits crashes in French Alps
France

Coach carrying Brits crashes in French Alps

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos
France

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing
France

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing

Climate change endangers alpine villages
Austria

Climate change endangers alpine villages

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps
France

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years
Switzerland

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years

German tourists rescued in Austrian Alps
Austria

German tourists rescued in Austrian Alps

Four mountaineers killed in Italian Alps
Italy

Four mountaineers killed in Italian Alps

Hikers freeze and fall to their deaths in Italy
Italy

Hikers freeze and fall to their deaths in Italy

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge
France

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge

Mont Blanc: Sixth French climber found dead
France

Mont Blanc: Sixth French climber found dead

Two base jumpers killed after ‘parachutes fail’
France

Two base jumpers killed after ‘parachutes fail’

Rising water traps eight cavers in French Alps
France

Rising water traps eight cavers in French Alps

Doctors reach injured explorer in Alps cave
Germany

Doctors reach injured explorer in Alps cave

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera
France

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera

Alps: A British ‘rebellion’ vs ‘French protectionism’
France

Alps: A British ‘rebellion’ vs ‘French protectionism’

Alps: Two children killed as boulder hits chalet
France

Alps: Two children killed as boulder hits chalet

Val d’Isère: Blaze rips through ski apartments
France

Val d’Isère: Blaze rips through ski apartments

Schumacher was going at speed ‘of a good skier’
France

Schumacher was going at speed ‘of a good skier’

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week
Switzerland

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week

Top ten: Italy’s best ski resorts
Italy

Top ten: Italy’s best ski resorts

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps
Switzerland

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps

Alpinists hold key to Munich Olympic bid
Germany

Alpinists hold key to Munich Olympic bid

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France
France

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France

VIDEO: Eagle-cam offers bird’s eye view of Alps
France

VIDEO: Eagle-cam offers bird’s eye view of Alps

Alpine climbing mishaps claim two lives in Valais
Switzerland

Alpine climbing mishaps claim two lives in Valais

‘Rosary’ kept lost grandmother safe in Alps
Italy

‘Rosary’ kept lost grandmother safe in Alps

Fewer climbing deaths in German Alps
Germany

Fewer climbing deaths in German Alps

Study: shorter winters threaten Alpine wildlife
Germany

Study: shorter winters threaten Alpine wildlife

German skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche
Germany

German skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

Elderly German hiker freezes to death in Alps
Germany

Elderly German hiker freezes to death in Alps

Elderly climber survives week stuck in glacier
Germany

Elderly climber survives week stuck in glacier

Three Germans among nine killed in avalanche
Germany

Three Germans among nine killed in avalanche

Cool, wet weekend forecast
Germany

Cool, wet weekend forecast

Archives reveal Allies feared Nazi guerrilla war in Alps
Germany

Archives reveal Allies feared Nazi guerrilla war in Alps

Lone wolf stokes fears in Bavaria
Germany

Lone wolf stokes fears in Bavaria

Fake ‘glaciers’ grown to combat big melt
Germany

Fake ‘glaciers’ grown to combat big melt

Thin Alpine air has slimming effect on the obese
Germany

Thin Alpine air has slimming effect on the obese

Alpine farmers furious over marmot plague
Germany

Alpine farmers furious over marmot plague

Stomach flu hits 145 hikers in Alpine huts
Germany

Stomach flu hits 145 hikers in Alpine huts

Alpine hikers get finder’s fee for Stone Age mummy Ötzi
Germany

Alpine hikers get finder’s fee for Stone Age mummy Ötzi

Avalanche buries senior in mountain hut for two days
Germany

Avalanche buries senior in mountain hut for two days

Massive Jesus statue rejected in Bad Reichenhall
Germany

Massive Jesus statue rejected in Bad Reichenhall

Climbers killed in Mont Blanc avalanche from southern Germany
Germany

Climbers killed in Mont Blanc avalanche from southern Germany

Experiment tries to slow Swiss glacier melt with giant screen
Germany

Experiment tries to slow Swiss glacier melt with giant screen

Five Germans rescued from Austrian Alps
Germany

Five Germans rescued from Austrian Alps

German hiker falls to his death on Zugspitze
Germany

German hiker falls to his death on Zugspitze

Bra missive saves American hiker missing in Bavarian Alps
Germany

Bra missive saves American hiker missing in Bavarian Alps

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Sweden

Swede among victims of French Alps massacre

Spanish runner smashes Mont Blanc time record
Spain

Spanish runner smashes Mont Blanc time record

Missing Swiss glider pilot found in France
Switzerland

Missing Swiss glider pilot found in France

Brother held in French Alps murders probe
France

Brother held in French Alps murders probe

Scout leader sentenced over boy’s hiking death
Switzerland

Scout leader sentenced over boy’s hiking death

Alps murders: Police probe Romanian link
France

Alps murders: Police probe Romanian link

Mont Blanc cable car fire leaves hundreds hanging
France

Mont Blanc cable car fire leaves hundreds hanging

‘Nowhere on earth compares to Chamonix’
France

‘Nowhere on earth compares to Chamonix’

Body found in Alps hunt for missing Brit soldier
France

Body found in Alps hunt for missing Brit soldier

Manslaughter probe into fatal Alps bus crash
France

Manslaughter probe into fatal Alps bus crash

Fatal Alps bus crash blamed on ‘brake failure’
France

Fatal Alps bus crash blamed on ‘brake failure’

Britons involved in fatal Alps coach crash
France

Britons involved in fatal Alps coach crash

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches
France

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

Alps murders probe held back by Iraq safety fears
France

Alps murders probe held back by Iraq safety fears

British man found ‘frozen to death’ in Alps
France

British man found ‘frozen to death’ in Alps

British father and son die on Mont Blanc
France

British father and son die on Mont Blanc

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps
France

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers
France

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers

Four French climbers killed in Alps avalanche
France

Four French climbers killed in Alps avalanche

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine
France

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine

Updated: Private plane crashes in French Alps
France

Updated: Private plane crashes in French Alps

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’
France

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’

Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps
France

Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps

British woman found dead in Alps pool named
France

British woman found dead in Alps pool named

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France

Missing Italian Alpinists elude searchers

Heavy snowfall opens more ski resorts
France

Heavy snowfall opens more ski resorts

Harsh winter ahead for Swiss tourism sector
Switzerland

Harsh winter ahead for Swiss tourism sector

Indian mail found in Alps 46 years after crash
France

Indian mail found in Alps 46 years after crash

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Switzerland

South Korean, Austrian killed in Swiss Alps

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes
France

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes

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Switzerland

Two Swiss dead in French avalanche

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France

Nine dead in French Alps avalanche

Savoy separatists steal 38 French flags
France

Savoy separatists steal 38 French flags

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France

Four ‘missing’ climbers survive avalanche

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France

Loved ones mourn at French avalanche site

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Switzerland

Loved ones mourn at French avalanche site

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Switzerland

Six hurt in Alpine helicopter crash

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Switzerland

Three Germans killed in avalanche

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel
Switzerland

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

‘Miracle plant’ found at record altitude
Switzerland

‘Miracle plant’ found at record altitude

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Switzerland

Swiss Alps welcome summer – with snow

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France

Climbers killed by falling stone in Swiss Alps

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Switzerland

Climbers killed by falling stone in Swiss Alps

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Switzerland

Four climbers killed in Swiss Alps: police

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Switzerland

Two climbers killed in Swiss Alps: police

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents
Switzerland

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow
Switzerland

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

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Switzerland

Young boy dies in Swiss avalanche

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Switzerland

Avalanche victim’s parents to sue ski resort

Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride
Switzerland

Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride

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Switzerland

Two Austrian hikers killed in Swiss avalanche

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France

Bonjour, cousin: Sarkozy and Hollande ‘related’

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash
Switzerland

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash

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Switzerland

Bus and car buried in Swiss landslide

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Switzerland

Two Italian climbers die in Swiss Alps plunge

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Switzerland

Glacier gives up bodies of lost 1920s climbers

Five German climbers die in Alpine accident
Switzerland

Five German climbers die in Alpine accident

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Switzerland

‘Hidden’ ice blamed for fall that killed five

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade
France

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade

Alps murder: one-time suspect kills himself
France

Alps murder: one-time suspect kills himself

Alps tourism chiefs slam planned French rail strike
France

Alps tourism chiefs slam planned French rail strike

Alps probe continues as brother released on bail
France

Alps probe continues as brother released on bail

Alps murders: Police appeal in hunt for 4×4
France

Alps murders: Police appeal in hunt for 4×4

Kings, castles and kitsch: Getting to know the real Bavaria
Germany

Kings, castles and kitsch: Getting to know the real Bavaria