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Lucky Escape for A Skier in Tignes Yesterday

Skier swept by an avalanche into the lake

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Ellie Mahoney | Tignes Editor | Published: 14 Jan 2016

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Lucky Escape for A Skier in Tignes Yesterday

Yesterday afternoon a 40 year old skier who was skiing off piste above the lake in Tignes, was caught by an avalanche an ended up in the lake. 

He was found floating in the water by rescue teams, and aside from being cold and shaken, was thankfully unharmed.