Skiers in colorful attire brighten the mountain and ski slopes at trendy St. Mortiz, an exclusive resort town in the Engadine Valley of Switzerland. Winter sports are only part of the draw. The Alps are Europe’s playgrounds with over 120 million tourists descending on the region annually. St. Moritz twice hosted the winter Olympic games.
This photograph was the lead picture in the National Geographic article, “Meltdown, The Alps Under Pressure.”Buy This Image