Keyword: Mountain accidents

Accident: Two alpinists froze to death on Monte Rosa

Two alpinists got into trouble this weekend in the Monte Rosa area. The two women froze to death, while the man was hypothermic and saved with frostbite.

Mountain emergency statistics 2020: Corona affects emergencies

In 2020, 3471 people in the Swiss Alps and the Jura were in an emergency and had to be rescued or rescued by mountain rescue - more than in any previous year. 112 people had fatal accidents in classic mountain sports.

2018: More emergencies in the Swiss Alps

In 2018, 3211 people found themselves in an emergency in the Swiss Alps and the Jura and had to be rescued or rescued by mountain rescue - almost 20% more than in the previous year. 135 people died in classic mountain sports.

Fewer deadly accidents in the Swiss mountains

In 2016, around 2 people had to be rescued by mountain rescue teams in the Swiss Alps. 800 people died in mountaineering accidents: That's 113...

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