The 15-year-old could not be rescued in dense fog but was eventually taken off Les Droites with hypothermia
The side of the mountain fell 1,000 feet down into the valley
Sleepy Sölden in the South Tyrol has a starring role in 'Spectre'. Nick Boulos takes to its slopes and finds a mountain lair fit for a Bond villain
The prosecution said 'human error' played a part in the 14-year-old's death
Testing a skier’s limit is at the heart of plans to reverse a drop in holidaymakers
Mercedes driver wants to climb a number of mountains once he has retired with an aim of tackling the biggest of them all for charity
As a new London exhibition will reveal, the famed French photographer's shots of his bohemian socialite wife lay bare the underlying truths of their tumultuous relationship
Froome became the second winner from Team Sky in as many years
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The two were exploring a dangerous mountain trail
It's too early to say for sure, but the current ski season, now halfway through, is looking as if it will be the one that sees a return to growth in skier numbers after four seasons of decline. Specialist travel agency Ski Solutions (020-7471 7749; skisolutions.com) is among those reporting record-breaking January sales, with bookings up 23 per cent.
A drought in a resort famous for its epic snowfall. A mountain with the best steep terrain anywhere... in a heatwave. Crud, slush, mud: the life of the off-piste skier with a day job can be as frustrating as it is ruinous.
Last season saw the fourth successive decline in the numbers of Brits heading to the ski slopes. Overall, numbers are down by more than a quarter since the economic crash, according to annual surveys by the UK's biggest operator Crystal and the non-profit Ski Club of Great Britain.
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Patrick Thorne heads for a notoriously glitzy Swiss resort – and falls in love with the place
The Andean eco-region of the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve starts at 4,200m above sea level and covers more than 700,000 hectares in the far south-west of Bolivia.