This year winter came extremely late to the ski areas in the Bavarian Alps despite the snow cannons. With winters getting ever shorter due to climate change, investment in snowmaking technology is making less and less sense.
A group of mountain researchers hiked the length of the Alps this summer, retracing a similar trek 25 years ago. Much has changed since then, especially when it comes to the environment.
Five people have been killed and one seriously injured in an accident on Mount Gabler in the Austrian Alps. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. All of the deceased are believed to have been German.
The writer Hermann Hesse praised his beloved Swiss Alps to the skies, although the other tourists in the Engadine Valley really got on his nerves.
This year winter came extremely late to the ski areas in the Bavarian Alps despite the snow cannons.
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