After an avalanche in the Austrian Lech, four days ago, forces have found the body of the fourth missing German Skiwanderers. During a large-scale search with an avalanche probe of the 28 had been discovered-Year-old dead in a depth of two and a half meters, said the landespolizeidirektion Vorarlberg.
The bodies of the other three men had already been shortly after the accident, recovered on Saturday. The four fellow skiers from the South of Germany had travelled for a ski trip to Lech, and on Saturday, according to the information on a locked ski route on the road.
the Three men aged 32, 36 and 57 years, were rescued late Saturday night dead. The men from the area of Biberach in Baden-Württemberg were wearing an avalanche Airbag, which had also risen. Nevertheless, they were buried so deep beneath the masses of Snow, that choked.
The search after the fourth German had to be interrupted due to heavy snowfall and avalanche danger in the meantime. The Alpine region was affected in the recent period of exceptionally heavy snowfall.
meanwhile, the avalanche danger in the Alps. Many of the previously closed roads were to be released in Austria, according to information from the avalanche warning centre Central. So the important remote pass-Route between Germany and Austria this afternoon, should be back from all directions.
For Thursday, the experts anticipated widespread with the avalanche warning level three (substantial risk) on the five-point scale. Winter sports enthusiasts should take this very seriously, said Rudi Mair, Manager of the avalanche alerting, Tirol. “Because just in case of avalanche danger level, three of the most Avalanche accidents happen. Who is not a absolutely accomplished ski mountaineers or variant drivers, and should therefore remain on the piste!” Many skiers under the risk assessed.