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Heli-skiers cause flurry in Alps


As the snow begins to melt in the Alps, some skiers are finding novel ways to get up to the slopes that chair lifts and cable cars cannot reach.

However the use of helicopters to access the snow in remote mountain areas is causing an environmental row in Switzerland.

Imogen Foulkes reports.


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