© 2020 – 2022 AEA3 WEB | AEAƎ United Kingdom News
Image default
News

Heatwaves put classic Alpine hiking routes off-limits

Routes that are usually safe at this time of year now face hazards as a result of warmer temperatures

Little snow cover and glaciers melting at an alarming rate in Europe’s heatwaves have put some classic Alpine hiking routes off-limits.

Usually at the height of summer tourists flock to the Alps and seek out well-trodden paths up to some of its peaks. But with warmer temperatures – which scientists say are driven by climate change – speeding up glacier melt and thawing permafrost, routes that are usually safe at this time of year now face hazards such as falling rocks released from the ice.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Rape accused Tory MP’s alleged offences include one relating to person under 18

AEA3

Parents of boys sentenced for Jack Woodley murder question convictions

AEA3

Tory MPs from fishing areas criticise government over Brexit red tape

AEA3

Your ads here. Click here