Hiking used to be considered a little dull. But times have changed. Now, ever more people are interested in exploring the great outdoors. There are even mountain treks for total beginners.
At an altitude of almost 2600 metres, a mountain gradually breaks apart. The meter-sized crack at the top of the Hochvogel is getting bigger and bigger. Experts fear that the summit will soon rush down into the valley.
Germany's Alps are already contending with climate change and locals are feeling the effects. Jennifer Collins reports from the country's highest peak on disappearing glaciers, less snowfall and increased landslides.
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.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version