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Authorities Find Body of Skier Missing for 35 Years

Italy – Italian authorities have identified the body of a Canadian skier who went missing 35 years ago. An unusually warm summer in the Italian Alps caused glacial melt that revealed the body of¬†Gregory Barnes in a crevasse. According to the a report published by the CBC, Barnes, then 24, was ski touring from a … Continue reading Authorities Find Body of Skier Missing for 35 Years

European Ski Resorts Fret Snowless Christmas

La Clusaz, France –¬†When only 40 of France’s roughly 200 ski resorts are open a week before Christmas, it’s time to worry. The lack of snowfall thus far this winter across a broad swath of France, Switzerland and Austria has already forced the relocation of World Cup ski races from both Courchevel and Val d’Isere, … Continue reading European Ski Resorts Fret Snowless Christmas