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Lots of snow can be dangerous.

These tips could help:

It is better to travel

  • By train
  • By bus

Be careful when you cross the road.


Put winter tyres on your car.
Drive slowly.


Warning: There might be an avalanche.
So stay on the path.
Do not stand under trees with lots of snow on them.

Snow can fall off roofs.
So do not stand near a roof.

You can find information about avalanches here: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF