Buying the Perfect Ski Jacket

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  If you’re an avid skier, then you already know how important the proper ski attire is to both your performance and enjoyment on the mountain. Your ski jacket is quite possibly the most important piece of clothing you will buy as a skier, and the time and money you spend investing in finding the… Read more »

Going Skiing for the first time; What’s to know:

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Contents Equipment Clothing Skiing is enormous fun but if you are going for the first time a little knowledge of what you will need in advance makes for a more enjoyable experience.  Below a brief but easy to understand guide to help you make the most of your skiing holiday compiled by Obergurgl’s The Chalet,… Read more »

Well pisted slopes make for great skiing!

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Such a good start to the season in Obergurgl with tons of snow which makes all the locals walk around with a big smile! Muscles, however, are getting bigger! Yes, the more snow there is, the more we have to shovel it out the way. So, think Pop Eye and tell the locals they have… Read more »

We have had the most amazing snowfall here in Obergurgl!

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The season looks set to be a great one with even more snow forecast. The team at The Chalet, took advantage of the short transfers and easily available flights from Gatwick to nip over for a quick days skiiing!

Audio Quattro Funslope in Obergurgl

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In the coming 2017/2018 season, Obergurgl offers a new and exciting proposition for adventure-seeking winter sports fans! The new Audi Quattro Funslope is the perfect blend of a snow park, ski run and boarder cross slope – suitable for all skill levels. This is an innovative alternative for alpine skiers where you can glide down… Read more »

Obergurgl 2017/18 Season Updates

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  As we all anxiously wait for the ski season to begin next month (Obergurgl opens 16 November) there is no doubt that the savviest skiers are busy googling the snow reports and double checking the weather reports already. The anticipation of the season looms and we all want to know if the 2017/18 ski… Read more »

Winter Opening 16 November

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Photo from obergurgl.com Once again, it is that time of year – the ski season is about to begin! The waiting is almost over because on the 16th of November Obergurgl – Hochgurgl will start-up the lifts for the 2017/18 ski season. As always, the diamond of the Alps will kick-off the season with its… Read more »

5 Ways to Fill the Gap Between Ski Seasons

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  If you have tried mountain biking, hiking and swimming but summer sports just aren’t your thing, you may find your thoughts wandering towards the next ski season. The only problem with that is it is only July and you have almost another half year to fill before your next moment gliding down powdery slopes!… Read more »

The Chalet at 11° East Named One of the Best Luxury Ski Chalets in the World

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  One of our favourite online resources for all things ski related, www.welove2ski.com, has recently included the Chalet at 11° East as one of the top luxury ski chalets in the world! The exclusive list, compiled by welove2ski’s Felice Hardy, included top chalets in all corners of the world. Felice did not focus on a… Read more »

Where to Ski in Austria In May

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Unbeknownst to many, you can still ski in Austria after the first of May! Summer skiing is available for an extra week in Solden (until 8 May), and at the Stubai and the Hintertux glaciers. Generally, the slopes open early in the morning then close around lunchtime because it gets too warm and the snow… Read more »