A Czech ski alpinist did not survive an accident in the High Tatras in Slovakia today. This was reported by the Mountain Rescue Service (HZS), according to which he was unable to drive on the slope at Štrbské pleso when he hit an obstacle under the snow.
Mountain rescuers also assisted in the resuscitation of a 67-year-old Slovak tourist who collapsed on the trail to Stará Lesná in the Tatras this afternoon. Even this man could not be saved.
The skiing season in Slovakia does not start until the coming weekend.