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Climber dies near Saas-Fee

Local News // Sept. 12, 2016
Climber dies near Saas-Fee

An Austrian mountaineer has died after falling whilst descending from the Alphubel near Saas-Fee (VS).

The 38-year-old fell about 90 meter and was buried under several meters of snow.

After climbing the 4,206 meter peak he and his partner were descending toward a refuge when the accident happened. His partner survived the fall, according to Valais cantonal police.

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