Last Thursday, the German Robert Grasegger and his partner had an accident at the Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia. Grasegger lost his life while his partner Anna Truntschnig was saved with serious injuries.
On Friday morning, several alpinists were hit by a slab on the ascent to Piz Russein in Sumvitg. Two people were killed.
The snowboarder Julie Pomagalski lost her life in an avalanche accident on Gemsstock in the canton of Uri. She was 40 years old.
The manufacturer of avalanche transceivers, Pieps, is urgently calling for the replacement of the carrying system used in its DSP models. Here are the details.