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!

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 »

Sunshine in the Alps

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  After a light snowfall in Obergurgl, the weekend weather promises long sunny spells and an increase in temperature. It seems the recent cold front will have passed to allow for a weekend of spring-like conditions. Moving into next week, precipitation is expected by mid-week which could mean more snow! At the minute, all Obergurgl… Read more »