Experienced mountaineer David Tapsfield, 28, was swept down a mountain near Chamonix
after a fall triggered an avalanche.
police spokesman said: "He gave him first aid and the man was taken by helicopter to hospital but, sadly, he died."
Mont Buet in Chamonix
, where >skier David Tapsfield lost his life
is, of course, one of Europe's most popular ski resorts.
David, a former pupil at the Bluecoat School in Wavertree, slipped when snow gave way on a ridge in the Massif du Mont-Blanc area of Chamonix
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By day, hit the slopes in Chamonix
and snowboard or ski in the adventure sports capital of Europe.
Jim Milne,Mr Evans'S stepfather, said sponsored walks of Snowdon and a Three Peaks Challenge had taken place to raise money for search and rescue teams in Chamonix
and elsewhere, in memory of the former Manchester Metropolitan University student .
The five star complex is near the centre of Chamonix
but in a quiet location close to the railway station.
NESTLED in a beautiful valley in the French Alps and overlooked by majestic Mont Blanc, Chamonix
is a superb place to go for a bracing, refreshing break almost all-year round.
Ian Jackson, aged 18, from Middlesbrough, made a mistake with his ropes while abseiling down after a climb in Chamonix
, at the foot of Mont Blanc.
But the floating flight down over the valley made up for my slightly soggy camera and chaffed face, and the message was clear: Chamonix
offers far more than simply skiing if you leave the beaten track to find it.