Hiking annual death toll  bigger than rock climbing

Hiking annual death toll bigger than rock climbing

Nov. 20, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Every year 184 people die from sport in Switzerland and 400,000 are injured.
Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Sept. 2, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
A woman has been killed in a rockfall near the Susten Pass in canton Bern. She was hiking with a male friend when she...
Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Climate change incites calls to close Matterhorn

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
There are calls to close the Matterhorn to climbers - but others say it’s just not possible.
Four people die in the Alps over weekend

Four people die in the Alps over weekend

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
It’s been a deadly weekend in the mountains. 
Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

July 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
Woman dies in Bernese Oberland rockfall

Woman dies in Bernese Oberland rockfall

July 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
A woman has died after being hit by a falling rock on Saturday while hiking in the Bernese Oberland.
Remains of missing climber, 1965, finally found

Remains of missing climber, 1965, finally found

Nov. 8, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Police have identified the remains of a climber found in August.
Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A man has died while hiking in canton Fribourg. The 28-year-old was walking with a friend when he fell 200m.
Colour code warnings for new hiking maps

Colour code warnings for new hiking maps

May 18, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you like being in the mountains in the summer and winter- make sure you know your color codes. New hiking maps hav...
Several dead after sudden mountain storms

Several dead after sudden mountain storms

May 1, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Sudden mountain storms has led to the deaths of several hikers and skiers in two separate incidents.
Man found dead in Graub√ľnden after going for a walk

Man found dead in Graub√ľnden after going for a walk

Oct. 30, 2017, 6:14 a.m.
A 45 year old man has been found dead after going missing on a walk in the mountains on Roveredo near the Graubü...
American tourist dies in Valais after fall

American tourist dies in Valais after fall

Sept. 7, 2017, 5:35 a.m.
A 55 year old American tourist has been killed while hiking in Valais. Her husband watched her fall.
Hikers injured in Oberland rockfall

Hikers injured in Oberland rockfall

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Six hikers were injured in the Bernese Oberland yesterday after being caught up in a rock fall.
Hiker from Geneva found dead in France

Hiker from Geneva found dead in France

July 10, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
A 57-year-old hiker from Geneva has been found dead on a mountain in the French department of Ain.
Woman dies while hiking in Bern

Woman dies while hiking in Bern

April 24, 2017, 5:12 a.m.
A woman as died while hiking in canton Bern. The woman was accompanied by a man. Police say she appeared to have wand...
Swiss Alpine Club reaches record number of members

Swiss Alpine Club reaches record number of members

Aug. 18, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
The Swiss Alpine Club has reached a record number of members to become the fourth biggest sports association in ...
More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:22 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are taking up hiking as a hobby. Hiking trail authorities say the figure is up f...
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