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Europe road trip | Alpine passes | Passo dello Stelvio (With Subtitles)

Europe road trip | Alpine passes | Passo dello Stelvio (With Subtitles)

Once upon a time… just dreaming Passing through Alp mountains with a car Dreams became true Countless tunnels and bridges So many roads Completed 2500km Ascending to Grossglockner Highest point 3979m Pass 2504m Inside the clouds Weather condition is tough! Among the Apls Heading to Stelvio Pass Nothing is easy Last hairpin turns Road is …

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SPARE PROJECT | Alpine rivers as society’s lifelines

SPARE PROJECT | Alpine rivers as society’s lifelines

The Alps are Europe’s water-towers, providing drinking water, agricultural products, energy, water purification, climate regulation, recreation for local communities and for surrounding lowlands and metropolitan areas. Alpine rivers are the blue backbones of sustainable development but, only healthy rivers can provide such essential services Rivers are vulmerable and under pressure. We need to balance protection …

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How Alpine wrestler Stefan Burkhalter recovers after sport

How Alpine wrestler Stefan Burkhalter recovers after sport

For many years, Stefan Burkhalter has been one of Switzerland’s top Alpine wrestlers. Aged 43, he is the sport’s oldest active competitor. And he is still a successful athlete. I always do roughly the same amount of training. I would describe myself as someone who trains a lot. I enjoy training. But I should definitely …

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Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games

Welcome to Switzerland, Welcome to Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, home of the third Winter Youth Olympic Games. This winter, Lausanne 2020 invites you to the stunning snowy landscapes of the Swiss Alps. Bonjour, Grüezi, Guten Tag, Buongiorno, Hello! In January 2020 something very special will happen in the Olympic world. For the first time since …

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Safety first as Swiss Alpine Club goes digital

Safety first as Swiss Alpine Club goes digital

Marco Bomio. The mountain guide is responsible for ski and alpine tours in the Bernese Oberland region. His job involves updates and photos. That’s the most important thing in the digitalization process. Today he is out in the Jungfrau region. What’s the aim for today? I want to find out what the conditions are like …