Italy's news in English

Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Italian climber killed in Swiss Alps

Share this article

Italian climber killed in Swiss Alps
The climber fell while walking down a ridge on Mount Rosa. Photo: Alegna
13:39 CEST+02:00
An Italian climber was killed after falling from a mountain on the Swiss side of the Alps.

The 61-year-old from Alto Adige was making his descent, along with two other climbers and a guide, down Mount Rosa when the accident happened, according to a report on Quotidiano.

The group had been making their way down a ridge at an altitude of about 4,500 metres.

On Sunday, four mountain climbers were killed after falling 3,000 metres down a crevasse in the Valtellina region of the Italian Alps.

Meanwhile, a German woman fell to her death last Thursday while walking in Parcines, in the mountains of northern Italy.

 
Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

The Local is not responsible for content posted by users.
Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment.

From our sponsors

This cloud-based agency takes remote working to the next level

Be honest, who hasn't dreamed of working remotely with all the perks of employment? If you've got the skills, you only need to look UP to make that dream a reality.