Graubüden police close Flüela PassApril 6, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
Graubünden police have been forced to close part of the Flüela Pass as several cross-country skiers headed ...
Calls to isolate Verbier resort Covid-19 'hotspot'March 24, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
There are calls the resort of Verbier should be put under even more severe restrictions than the rest of the country ...
Ski resorts under fire for flying in snow by helicopterFeb. 20, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A French ski resort is being castigated in the press for bringing in tons of snow by helicopter over the weekend.
Boy, 13, dies during skiing tripFeb. 12, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
A schoolboy has died while on a skiing trip in canton Vaud.
Cable car worker finds backpack containing USD 20,000Jan. 14, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A cable car worker in the ski resort of Laax in canton Graubünden had a surprise when he found a backpack which ...
Storms and snowfall batter areas across SwitzerlandNov. 25, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Strong winds and heavy snow affected many areas of the country over the weekend.
Hiking annual death toll bigger than rock climbingNov. 20, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Every year 184 people die from sport in Switzerland and 400,000 are injured.
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.
Avalanche experts stress importance of staying on pistesJan. 17, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
Experts at the Snow and Avalanche Research Centre in Davos say they can’t stress enough how important it is to ...
Crash in Sweden kills six Swiss nationalsJan. 14, 2019, 8:49 a.m.
Six Swiss nationals have been killed in a crash in Sweden.
Colour code warnings for new hiking mapsMay 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...
Financial argument closes Crans-Montana ski liftApril 4, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A financial dispute has closed a major ski lift in Crans-Montana. The ski lift company says it needs money from the l...
Ski resorts may extend seasonMarch 1, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Some ski resorts are pondering extending the season as the snow is so good. Andermatt in canton Uri is suggesting the...
21 year old British man dies in Les Diablerets after crashing into treeFeb. 22, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A 21 year old British man died in Les Diablerets yesterday afternoon after he crashed into a tree.
Snow likely to boost ski resortsFeb. 5, 2018, 5:52 a.m.
The head of Swiss tourism says he expects hotel bookings to be up 4% this season due to the heavy snow.
Skier found dead in NidwaldenFeb. 5, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A 56 year old skier was found dead by rescue services on Saturday afternoon. The man was reported missing and a major...
British skiers die after plunging down cliff in ChamonixJan. 29, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two British skiers have died after plunging several hundred metres off a cliff in the French resort of Chamonix. &...
Record breaking mountain rescue missions over New YearJan. 3, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Helicopter rescue services were busy over the New Year. On New Year’s Eve alone rescuers were called out 110 ti...
Ski season kicks offNov. 17, 2017, 5:46 a.m.
Some good early snow means the ski season is getting underway. Resorts in the eastern parts of the country are alread...
Valais gets tough with ski schoolsNov. 15, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Canton Valais is to get tough with ski schools. Authorities want to make sure the rules are followed. Currently at le...
Questions over Sion Olympic bidOct. 23, 2017, 7 a.m.
Questions are being raised over the cost of the planned bid by Sion to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Ski operators suffering due to shorter seasonJan. 9, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Despite the arrival of snow, many Swiss ski lift operators are struggling financially. Two thirds say the shortening ...
Ski resorts keep summer activities while waiting for snowJan. 3, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Ski resorts are putting on a brave face as a lack of snow means many are still running their summer activities.
Bargain ski passes for Saas-Fee are crowdfundedNov. 24, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
The go ahead’s been given for skiers and snowboarders to buy a season ski pass for Saas-Fee for just 222 francs...