Thousands head to the mountains over the weekendJan. 25, 2021, 4:36 a.m.
Crowds took to the mountains yesterday to take advantage of good snow and blue skies – but not seemingly caring...
Father killed while skiing with his childrenJan. 19, 2021, 6:42 a.m.
A man was killed while skiing in canton Valais on Sunday morning. His children called for help when he didn’t m...
One UK tourist being blamed for ski race cancellationJan. 13, 2021, 6:40 a.m.
One British tourist is being blamed for the cancelation of the Laubernhorn World Cup ski race in Wengen.
Skier dies in avalancheDec. 8, 2020, 6:25 a.m.
A skier has died in an avalanche in the central part of the country.
Canton Valais pushes back against ski restrictionsDec. 4, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Canton Valais is pushing back against rules proposed by the federal government in an effort to cut transmission rates.
Strict controls set for ski seasonDec. 1, 2020, 5:57 a.m.
The health minister, Alain Berset, is calling for strict anti-virus measures at ski resorts this season.
Ski resorts reject offering season pass holders compensation for early closureMarch 30, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
Many Swiss ski resorts won’t be offering any compensation to season pass holders, after the lifts were clo...
Skiers urged not to cancel trips to Les ContaminesFeb. 10, 2020, 3:57 p.m.
Locals in the French ski resort of Les Contamines are urging skiers to come for their vacations. The tourist office s...
Girl injured on first day on slopesNov. 18, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
A small girl has been seriously injured in a ski accident on one of the first days of the season.
Some ski slopes open this weekendNov. 15, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
Several ski slopes are opening this weekend – some just for the weekend at the moment, so you should check. ...
Snow coming!Nov. 4, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
Winter is coming – over the weekend the snow line dropped below 2,000 meters for the first time this season &nd...
Ski resort argument causes 10% drop in bookingsOct. 15, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
An argument between two ski resorts is threatening them both this season.
German skiers killed in Valais avalancheApril 29, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps on Friday.
Avalanche kills one, injuries anotherMarch 25, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
One has died and another injured after being caught up in an avalanche yesterday morning.
Search for missing skiers after Crans-Montana avalancheFeb. 20, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
More than 200 people are involved in a search for possible missing skiers after a massive avalanche hit the top end r...
Geneva centre to host ski and snowboarding eventFeb. 7, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
This weekend will be a first in Geneva, with a free-style ski and snowboarding show in the middle of the city.
Weekend traffic warning as ski season beginsFeb. 1, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The ski season kicks off properly this weekend – and the Federal Roads Office is warning of heavy weekend traff...
Geneva taxi drivers fight 'unfair' competitionJan. 11, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Geneva taxi drivers are continuing their strike action today as they fight what they see as illegal competition by fo...
Avalanche warnings very high in many areasJan. 10, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
The heavy snow has pushed up avalanche warnings right across the Alps – especially in canton Graubünden.
Small passageway causes big problems in GraübundenJan. 8, 2019, 6:28 a.m.
A feud at a small ski resort in canton Graubünden is dragging in local authorities.
Snow arrives for some resorts - but not allJan. 7, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Plenty of snow arrived in the central and eastern parts of he country over the weekend. The fresh dump raised avalanc...
Man rescued after avalancheJan. 4, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued following an avalanche in Flumserberg in canton Sankt Gallen.
Good start to season for ski resortsJan. 3, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Swiss ski resorts are reporting a positive start to the season as thousands headed to slopes over the holiday period.
Teen skier convicted of negligent homicideJuly 2, 2018, 6:24 a.m.
A young skier has been convicted of negligent homicide after he crashed into a six-year-old girl in canton Vaud in Ma...