The picturesque town of Adelboden is a Swiss idyll in the Bernese Alps: impressive peaks, unique winter landscape, rushing waterfalls, cozy wooden houses.
Thanks to its annual Ski World Cup race, the chalet village is world-famous as a classic winter sports resort. But winters are becoming more difficult. Climate change is now an issue. The use of snow cannons as well as a "bad weather programmes" of the tourism officials has become routine.
A necessary reorientation and tendency that many winter sports resorts in the Alps have to deal with.