Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt

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A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak. Rescuers in Hohe Tauern, a mountain range near the western city of Salzburg, say the 37-year-old man had ignored warnings that he could freeze to […]

A mountain retreat away from it all at the Waldheimhutte

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By Matthias Loinig Ever wanted to escape it all… mobile phones, internet, mass tourism and overfilled wellness hotels and go back to basics in a traditional mountain retreat? Located right in the middle of the Upper Styrian Zirbenw├Ąldern at 1,620 metres is a wonderful family run hut which will take you back decades and promises […]

Tourists rescued from mountain after four days

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These two winter sports enthusiasts are lucky to be alive after surviving four nights in a mountain hut at 2,457 metres after getting stuck near Maria Alm in the Pinzgau region of Austria. Mining students Tom Starke and Tim Lutz both aged 20 from Freiberg, Germany, had started out on a snow shoe trek on […]