Glacier Patrol cut short by avalanche danger

Glacier Patrol: the 2012 race was cut short due to snow conditions, even though the skiers race at night when the snow is more stable (photo ©2012 Steve Fellay)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The famed Glacier Patrol, one of the world’s toughest high mountain trail ski races, has been called off at Arolla due to the instability of the snow. There have been no accidents, the Swiss Army, which organizes the race reported early Saturday, but not all information about the skiers was in yet. […]