Crossing the Alps on foot remains a huge challenge. An Austrian mountain guide has come up with a very special tour.
The small Balkan country is still an insider's tip, but the number of tourists is rising. Most are drawn to the Adriatic beaches, but now the country wants to attract visitors to the mountains, like the Durmitor massif.
The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return.
A father and his daughter were killed when an avalanche swept them away while they were skiing in the French Alps. Two other skiers have been rescued in the Swiss Alps near the French boarder after a different avalanche.
Several ski tourers died and others were in critical condition after spending a night on an exposed Swiss mountainside at 3,000 meters altitude. German, French and Italian nationals were among the group.
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