Hautes-Alpes


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Hautes-Alpes

(French otzalp)
n
(Placename) a department of SE France in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Capital: Gap. Pop: 126 810 (2003 est). Area: 5643 sq km (2201 sq miles)
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Major organization : DPARTEMENT DES HAUTES-ALPES (22050001100089)
Jean-Marc Duprat, a deputy mayor for the town of Laragne-Monteglin, in the Hautes-Alpes region, said the mother and her girls, aged eight, 12 and 14, were on holiday at a nearby resort when they were attacked yesterday morning.
It is believed the victims died on Saturday in the Hautes-Alpes region.
We were here to get a glimpse of the Hautes-Alpes region of France, where some of the most accessible resorts in Europe are easily reachable via Ryanair flights to Turin, Grenoble or Marseilles.
Lawrence Walker, from Huddersfield, died on July 12 when he was hit by a falling boulder as he was climbing on the north face of the Ailefroide mountain in the Hautes-Alpes, south east France.
He died when he was struck by a falling boulder while climbing with his best friend Alex Green and two other mountaineers on the north face of the Ailefroide mountain in the Hautes-Alpes, southeastern France.
Three others - two Brits and the French driver -were treated for less serious injuries after the accident on the border of the Isere and Hautes-Alpes departments.
Three other people ( two British tourists and the French driver ( were treated for less-serious injuries after the accident on the border of the Isere and Hautes-Alpes departments.
He said the crash happened on the border of the Isere and Hautes-Alpes departments.
The avalanche struck three groups of roped climbers, said Pierre Besnard, the prefect of the Hautes-Alpes region.
He died after falling down the face of Ailefroide in the Hautes-Alpes, a mountain rising 13,000 feet in south-eastern France.