Here are some photos from the Salzburg Mountain Rescue team, of which Herby and Jimbo are members. You’ll see, some mountain rescuers are cuter than others!
Before booking a holiday check the snow conditions in Austria. 2014 has brought record-breaking snowfalls here but much of Austria has had very little.
Check out this video of Aymar Navarro, who was caught in a huge avalanche while filming a commercial in Spain. His support team caught it all on film.
Snows have come from the south this season, which is good for us (Lungau is unusual because it gets snow from both the south and the north).
As is so often the case, the people who came at the beginning of the season had the perfect combination of powder snow and empty slopes.