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

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.

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

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French climbers found dead in Alps

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

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

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

British skier killed in French Alps avalanche

British skier killed in French Alps avalanche

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

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

Two die in French Alps while setting avalanche control charges

Two die in French Alps while setting avalanche control charges

Four climbers killed in accidents in French Alps

Four climbers killed in accidents in French Alps

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

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

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

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps

150 trapped in French Alps ski lifts

150 trapped in French Alps ski lifts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away

British woman dies in French Alps avalanche

British woman dies in French Alps avalanche

Deadly weekend for extreme sports in the French Alps

Deadly weekend for extreme sports in the French Alps

British skier dies after hitting snowboarder in French Alps

British skier dies after hitting snowboarder in French Alps

Man dies in crash with fellow skier on Alps piste

Man dies in crash with fellow skier on Alps piste

British woman dies after crash on French Alps ski slope

British woman dies after crash on French Alps ski slope

Avalanche: Teacher probed for ‘multiple manslaughter’

Avalanche: Teacher probed for ‘multiple manslaughter’

Alps avalanche alert after off-piste skiers killed

Alps avalanche alert after off-piste skiers killed

French soldier killed in wingsuit jump

French soldier killed in wingsuit jump

Alps hiker killed after being gored by bull

Alps hiker killed after being gored by bull

Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour in France

Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour in France

Avalanche death toll in French Alps nears 30

Avalanche death toll in French Alps nears 30

Skiers heading to the Alps face travel chaos

Skiers heading to the Alps face travel chaos

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

Coach carrying Brits crashes in French Alps

Coach carrying Brits crashes in French Alps

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge

Australian base jumper dies in Alps plunge

Mont Blanc: Sixth French climber found dead

Mont Blanc: Sixth French climber found dead

Two base jumpers killed after ‘parachutes fail’

Two base jumpers killed after ‘parachutes fail’

Rising water traps eight cavers in French Alps

Rising water traps eight cavers in French Alps

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera

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

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

Alps tourism chiefs slam planned French rail strike

Alps tourism chiefs slam planned French rail strike

Alps: Two children killed as boulder hits chalet

Alps: Two children killed as boulder hits chalet

Val d’Isère: Blaze rips through ski apartments

Val d’Isère: Blaze rips through ski apartments

Schumacher was going at speed ‘of a good skier’

Schumacher was going at speed ‘of a good skier’

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France

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

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

Brother held in French Alps murders probe

Brother held in French Alps murders probe

Alps murders: Police probe Romanian link

Alps murders: Police probe Romanian link

Mont Blanc cable car fire leaves hundreds hanging

Mont Blanc cable car fire leaves hundreds hanging

‘Nowhere on earth compares to Chamonix’

‘Nowhere on earth compares to Chamonix’

Body found in Alps hunt for missing Brit soldier

Body found in Alps hunt for missing Brit soldier

Manslaughter probe into fatal Alps bus crash

Manslaughter probe into fatal Alps bus crash

Fatal Alps bus crash blamed on ‘brake failure’

Fatal Alps bus crash blamed on ‘brake failure’

Britons involved in fatal Alps coach crash

Britons involved in fatal Alps coach crash

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

Alps murders probe held back by Iraq safety fears

Alps murders probe held back by Iraq safety fears

British man found ‘frozen to death’ in Alps

British man found ‘frozen to death’ in Alps

British father and son die on Mont Blanc

British father and son die on Mont Blanc

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers

Avalanche near Tignes kills two off-piste skiers

Four French climbers killed in Alps avalanche

Four French climbers killed in Alps avalanche

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine

Ten-year-old skier dies on slopes of Morzine

Updated: Private plane crashes in French Alps

Updated: Private plane crashes in French Alps

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’

France fines British firm over Alps ‘ski guides’

Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps

Fears mount for British soldier missing in Alps

British woman found dead in Alps pool named

British woman found dead in Alps pool named

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Missing Italian Alpinists elude searchers

Heavy snowfall opens more ski resorts

Heavy snowfall opens more ski resorts

Indian mail found in Alps 46 years after crash

Indian mail found in Alps 46 years after crash

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes

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Nine dead in French Alps avalanche

Savoy separatists steal 38 French flags

Savoy separatists steal 38 French flags

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Four ‘missing’ climbers survive avalanche

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Loved ones mourn at French avalanche site

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Climbers killed by falling stone in Swiss Alps

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Bonjour, cousin: Sarkozy and Hollande ‘related’

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade

French court convicts far-right activists for Alps migrant blockade

Alps murder: one-time suspect kills himself

Alps murder: one-time suspect kills himself

Alps probe continues as brother released on bail

Alps probe continues as brother released on bail

Alps murders: Police appeal in hunt for 4×4

Alps murders: Police appeal in hunt for 4×4