Search for missing skiers after Crans-Montana avalanche

Search for missing skiers after Crans-Montana avalanche

Feb. 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 event

Geneva centre to host ski and snowboarding event

Feb. 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 begins

Weekend traffic warning as ski season begins

Feb. 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' competition

Geneva taxi drivers fight 'unfair' competition

Jan. 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 areas

Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Jan. 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 Graübunden

Small passageway causes big problems in Graübunden

Jan. 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 all

Snow arrives for some resorts - but not all

Jan. 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 avalanche

Man rescued after avalanche

Jan. 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 resorts

Good start to season for ski resorts

Jan. 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 homicide

Teen skier convicted of negligent homicide

July 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...
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.
Two swept away by avalanche in Graübunden

Two swept away by avalanche in Graübunden

April 23, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
Two Austrian women are in hospital after being swept away by an avalanche in canton Graubünden yesterday afternoon.
Almost no chance German billionaire will be found alive

Almost no chance German billionaire will be found alive

April 12, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Alpine rescuers say there is almost no chance a German billionaire will be found alive after going missing near Zerma...
Heavy snow helps ski resorts

Heavy snow helps ski resorts

April 11, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
The heavy snow this year has brought some cheer to ski resorts. The beginning of the season kicked off well, accordin...
Don't worry about bears on the ski slopes!

Don't worry about bears on the ski slopes!

April 11, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Wildlife authorities are reassuring skiers near Engleberg not to be too worried about a brown bear that was spotted e...
Easter avalanches claim more victims

Easter avalanches claim more victims

April 3, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Further avalanches claimed more victims over the long weekend. Three Spanish skiers were killed and two others were i...
More weekend deaths in Valais

More weekend deaths in Valais

March 26, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
Another two people died in the mountains in canton Valais over the weekend – a TV cameraman had to be rescued a...
Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

March 21, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
A body has been found in canton Valais by searchers looking for 2 missing skiers after an avalanche on Friday.
Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

March 19, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Search and rescue efforts are being hampered in canton Valais due to the bad weather. On Saturday night two bodies we...
Two die in separate avalanches over weekend

Two die in separate avalanches over weekend

Feb. 26, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Two are dead in separate avalanches on Saturday.
Father and daughter killed in avalanche

Father and daughter killed in avalanche

Feb. 19, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
A father and his 11 year old daughter have been killed in an avalanche in the French resort of Val d’Isere. ...
Zermatt - reconnected again

Zermatt - reconnected again

Feb. 16, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The ski resort of Zermatt is once again connected to the world after an avalanche yesterday cut road and rail links.
Record amount of explosives used in the mountains

Record amount of explosives used in the mountains

Jan. 29, 2018, 6:23 a.m.
A record amount of explosives have been used this year to trigger avalanches.
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