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Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

World Feb 20, 2019

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

An avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps buried several people on Tuesday, regional police said, as local media reported that more than 10 people may have been covered. The avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in Crans-Montana in southern Valais canton occurred ...

Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

Travel Aug 24, 2018

Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

by Oscar Boyd

Mount Fuji is trying to break me, one hairpin turn at a time. My bike groans with the strain of each pedal stroke and a fine drizzle coalesces into rivulets that run down my skin, cutting a path through the grime of the previous ...

Asia Pacific Jan 3, 2018

Nepal bans solo climbers on Mount Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbs of its mountains including Mount Everest starting from the upcoming spring climbing season in a bid to reduce the number of accidents, according to local newspapers. The new regulations, announced by the tourism ministry, also bar people who are blind ...