Can Switzerland still save its ski season?

Can Switzerland still save its ski season?

The coronavirus crisis shuttered Switzerland's ski resorts in the spring, but they are banking on tighter precautions and the Swiss love of the mountains to save them as the winter season kicks off.

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend

Snow forecast for the Swiss mountains as early winter chill hit Switzerland this weekend

Plane crash in Swiss Alps leaves four dead

Plane crash in Swiss Alps leaves four dead

Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk

Swiss warn of glacier shedding massive chunk

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche

Six rescued from Swiss Alps after Boxing Day avalanche

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

Remains of missing Japanese hiker found on Matterhorn

Remains of missing Japanese hiker found on Matterhorn

Mountain climber found dead in the Silvretta Alps in Switzerland

Mountain climber found dead in the Silvretta Alps in Switzerland

Family says no hope for German billionaire lost in Swiss Alps

Family says no hope for German billionaire lost in Swiss Alps

Swiss snow hares in climate change firing line: study

Swiss snow hares in climate change firing line: study

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais

Updated: One dead as avalanche sweeps away skiers in Valais

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

Switzerland at high risk of avalanches after storm Burglind

Three people die in avalanches in Swiss Alps

Three people die in avalanches in Swiss Alps

Missing Swiss hunter found dead in mountains near Brienz

Missing Swiss hunter found dead in mountains near Brienz

Swiss glaciers lost 3 to 4 percent ice in the last year alone

Swiss glaciers lost 3 to 4 percent ice in the last year alone

Search for eight missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

Search for eight missing in Alps called off: Swiss police

Ceneri rail tunnel moves closer to completing new alpine rail link

Ceneri rail tunnel moves closer to completing new alpine rail link

Report: Swiss permafrost ‘warmer than ever’

Report: Swiss permafrost ‘warmer than ever’

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes

Skiers left disappointed as snow steers clear of Swiss slopes

Swiss helicopter crash: technical fault ruled out

Swiss helicopter crash: technical fault ruled out

Two dead in Swiss army helicopter crash

Two dead in Swiss army helicopter crash

Fallen military pilot honoured in Payerne funeral

Fallen military pilot honoured in Payerne funeral

Fatal crash: pilot told to fly below safe altitude

Fatal crash: pilot told to fly below safe altitude

Pilot of crashed Swiss jet confirmed dead

Pilot of crashed Swiss jet confirmed dead

Army locates crashed Swiss jet, pilot still missing

Army locates crashed Swiss jet, pilot still missing

Search underway for pilot of Swiss jet missing in Alps

Search underway for pilot of Swiss jet missing in Alps

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier

VIDEO: Drone takes you to the heart of Swiss glacier

Switzerland set to test world’s longest tunnel

Switzerland set to test world’s longest tunnel

Swiss Alps claim five lives in fatal weekend

Swiss Alps claim five lives in fatal weekend

Swiss man summits all 4,000m alpine peaks

Swiss man summits all 4,000m alpine peaks

Climbers missing since 1970 found in Swiss Alps

Climbers missing since 1970 found in Swiss Alps

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years

Body of Czech climber found after 40 years

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week

Avalanches claim seven lives in one week

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps

White Christmas arrives late for northern Alps

Alpine climbing mishaps claim two lives in Valais

Alpine climbing mishaps claim two lives in Valais

Missing Swiss glider pilot found in France

Missing Swiss glider pilot found in France

Scout leader sentenced over boy’s hiking death

Scout leader sentenced over boy’s hiking death

Harsh winter ahead for Swiss tourism sector

Harsh winter ahead for Swiss tourism sector

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South Korean, Austrian killed in Swiss Alps

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Two Swiss dead in French avalanche

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Loved ones mourn at French avalanche site

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Six hurt in Alpine helicopter crash

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Three Germans killed in avalanche

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

‘Miracle plant’ found at record altitude

‘Miracle plant’ found at record altitude

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Swiss Alps welcome summer – with snow

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Climbers killed by falling stone in Swiss Alps

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Four climbers killed in Swiss Alps: police

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Two climbers killed in Swiss Alps: police

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents

Steep hike in number of Alpine accidents

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

Swiss ski resorts still waiting for snow

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Young boy dies in Swiss avalanche

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Avalanche victim’s parents to sue ski resort

Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride

Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride

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Two Austrian hikers killed in Swiss avalanche

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash

Families fly to scene of fatal Swiss bus crash

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Bus and car buried in Swiss landslide

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Two Italian climbers die in Swiss Alps plunge

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Glacier gives up bodies of lost 1920s climbers

Five German climbers die in Alpine accident

Five German climbers die in Alpine accident

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‘Hidden’ ice blamed for fall that killed five