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October 18, 2016
Key stages on the 2017 route for the Tour de France
With 21 stages, 23 tough climbs in five mountain ranges, three mountain-top finishes and two time trials, the route for the ...
October 13, 2016
2 Polish mountain climbers die in the Himalayas
Two members of a Polish team of climbers have died while scaling a Himalayan peak in India, the head of Poland's climbers' ...
October 03, 2016
Amateur cyclists tackle the Pyrenees in a grueling race
For many people, vacation means lying poolside or beachside, reading and relaxing. But for me, it meant biking through the ...
September 28, 2016
Swiss military helicopter crashes in Alps, 2 pilots killed
A Swiss Super Puma helicopter crashed Wednesday in the Alps, killing the two pilots and injuring a flight assistant, the head ...
September 25, 2016
Swooping, gliding over the Alps at free-flight festival
In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in ...
September 09, 2016
Austrian stunt pilot Hannes Arch dies in helicopter crash
Energy drinks brand Red Bull says Austrian stunt pilot Hannes Arch, a member of the company's extreme sports team, has died ...
August 31, 2016
Pilot's body found after fighter jet crash in Swiss Alps
Swiss authorities say the body of a Swiss fighter jet pilot has been found after his U.S.-built F/A-18C aircraft went missing ...
August 30, 2016
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
Swiss authorities say they've located the wreckage of an air force fighter jet that went missing over the Alps but still have ...
August 29, 2016
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
The Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force ...
August 18, 2016
Study finds ancient Iceman wore hat made of bear skin
Scientists say Oetzi the Iceman wore clothes made of brown bear pelt and roe deer when he died in the Alps 5,300 years ago.
August 17, 2016
British walkers lost in Pyrenees for 5 days rescued
Spanish officials say firefighters rescued two hungry and thirsty British walkers who were lost for five days in the Pyrenees ...
August 09, 2016
RAF helicopter catches fire after landing on Wales mountain
A Royal Air Force training helicopter made an emergency landing on a mountain peak in Wales and then burst into flames, ...
August 06, 2016
4 foreign climbers found dead in Georgia's mountains
A Georgian official says four mountain climbers from Russia, Estonia and Israel have been found dead after going missing ...
July 27, 2016
Norway mulls giving mountain peak to Finland
Norway is considering moving a mountain — or at least its peak — to neighboring Finland. Anne Nordskog, a spokeswoman for ...
July 21, 2016
Take it from Merckx: Froome can't be beaten in this Tour
Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France. Riding with the poise and ...
July 21, 2016
Yates hangs on to podium spot at Tour de France
Adam Yates came to his second Tour de France without any ambition in the general classification. Three weeks and a ...
July 21, 2016
Froome wins mountain time trial, increases Tour lead
Chris Froome won a mountain time trial and opened up a seemingly insurmountable lead of nearly four minutes over his closest ...
July 20, 2016
Quintana cracks on Alpine stage, Froome extends Tour lead
Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him ...
July 19, 2016
Man stabs woman, her 3 daughters in French Alps resort
Authorities in southern France have detained a Moroccan man they said stabbed a woman and her three daughters Tuesday at an ...
July 19, 2016
Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France
As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try ...