Austrian Skiers Take To The Grass As Heat Wave Derails European Ski Season

Austrian Skiers Take To The Grass As Heat Wave Derails European Ski Season

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Austrian Skiers Take To The Grass As Heat Wave Derails European Ski Season

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Disheartening scenes from Sankt Jakob im Walde, Austria as skiers take to the grass as record heat melts the snowpack across Europe. High elevation ski resorts are holding on at the moment but lower-elevation many mountains have minimal or no trails and lifts open. Let’s hope hope for a cold snap for a friends across the pond…yikes.

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A lack of snow from warm weather has forced skiers in Austria to ride down wet patches of grass. This comes as several European countries set heat records this January. #news #snow #austria

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