Two more die on Valais mountains


The mountains in canton Valais have claimed two more lives.

A 22-year-old American climber fell 30 meters to his death in the Upper Valais above the Festi glacier. Police say he was with a friend, but was not roped up.

In a separate incident, a 28-year-old Norwegian national who lives in canton Aargau fell 60 meters in Weissmies. He was alone. 

Other climbers came across the body.

Investigations into both accidents are now underway. 

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