Mountaineer rescued after FIVE DAYS trapped in 100-feet deep Alpine crevice
The 45-year-old was finally pulled to safety from the Dachstein peak today after plunging into the chasm on Saturday.
A hunt for him was launched after his son heard nothing from his since Friday last week when he announced he was planning a hiking trip.
His snow-covered hire car was found in a car park near to the mountain slope.
Rescuers wanted to begin looking for him on Wednesday night but fresh snowfalls and acute danger of avalanches the mission to find him was put off until the early hours of this morning.
The trapped man managed to send and SMS message saying he was entombed 30... read more
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