Lonely Planet Writer

Salzburg skiers find €16,000 on the slopes

A pair of skiers were stunned to find an envelope stuffed with Danish kroner worth €16,000 while snowboarding in Salzburg, Austria.

Skiers in Salzburg find money on the slopes.
Skiers in Salzburg find money on the slopes. Image by SteFou! / CC BY 2.0

The cousins found the cash in the snow near a mountain peak and promptly called the police. It was then returned to Danish tourist who had been planning to buy a car on his way back home, and hailed the cousins as heroes. He offered them a €400 reward, but they only accepted half, saying their act was ‘not that heroic’.

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