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 »

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 »

Ski Season Off to a Great Start in Austria’s Glacier Areas

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October is off to a great start in Austria’s glacier ski areas! Just last week, some glaciers had 40cm of fresh snow, and as I write this blog post, it hasn’t stopped falling. The Hintertux Glacier has seen half a meter of fresh snow since last weekend, the Pitztal Glacier (further west) has seen up… Read more »

Perfect Ski Conditions in Obergurgl

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Have you heard the news? Up to 50cm of new snow has fallen on the Alps, plunging many resorts back into the depths of winter. Though many ski resorts in Austria have now closed for the season and will be unable to benefit from the new snow, high-altitude resorts like Obergurgl are benefiting from the… Read more »

Skifinish – Firn, Fun & Fire Event

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  Take part in the spring skiing and end of season Skifinish – Firn, Fun & Fire event from the 12-24 of April. This series of events features guided ski tours, live music, yoga in the Alps, snow-grooming machine rides and much more. Who can resist with a tagline like “firn, fun and fire?” Guests… Read more »

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

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Interesting review of Eddie The Eagle by Arnie Wilson of the Huffington Post. When the colourful Olympic ski jumper Michael “Eddie the Eagle” Edwards got the film distribution company behind the long-awaited movie of his lovable and brave – some would say foolhardy – exploits at the 1988 Canadian Winter Games Olympics, to organise an informal… Read more »

10 Things to Pack for Off-Piste Skiers

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If you’re an avid off-piste skier, you never know when the opportunity to ski untracked snow will come up. If you’re prepared, you can be spontaneous, and with Obergurgl’s snow sure reputation, you can bet on the benefit of planning ahead. It isn’t easy knowing what to take up the mountain so the Chalet at… Read more »