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 »

What type of Ski should I get? Types of ski for different abilities and terrains.

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Whilst many of the guests of our luxury catered ski chalet, The Chalet, at 11º East Obergurgl are regulars who need no help when selecting skis, for some, it’s their first question. If you want to get the most out of your ski holiday, hiring or buying the right equipment is essential, even more so… 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!

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 »

Powder Snow Week Obergurgl Begins!

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  Powder Snow Week in Obergurgl has just begun and the timing to celebrate the amazing powder snow couldn’t be better. After heavy snowfall over the past weeks, Obergurgl now has a base of 44cm and Hochgurgl has a base of 125cm. 19 of 21 lifts are in operation and the 105 of 110 ski… Read more »

Powder Snow Week in Obergurgl

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  The Chalet at 11° East is pleased to announce that Powder Snow Week is coming soon to Obergurgl! Beginning the 14th of January, the mountain will be buzzing with activities for the entire family, including snowshoe hikes, special ski school events, yoga in the Alps, and more. The timing couldn’t be better to celebrate… Read more »

Lots of Fresh Powder in Obergurgl

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  The snow has started to fall heavily in Obergurgl, making the start of the 2016/17 season one of the most exciting in many years! In the last 24 hours Hochgurgl has received 30 cm of fresh powder and Obergurgl has received 10cm, with plenty more expected in the coming days. Here is the 4… Read more »