Dangling from a helicopter in mid air: My Bond moment being winched off a mountain on a ski holiday

Ski touring in the heart of the mountains enthralled Catherine Murphy, who recalls a trip to magnificent Verbier, during which she had to be winched to safety

Magnificent slopes of Verbier, Switzerland

Catherine Murphy

Dangling from a helicopter at 3,000m with just a steel cable between me and the ground, I was having an unmistakably Bond moment.