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 »

Family Summer Activities in Obergurgl

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  Obergurgl’s summer season is in full swing and there are a few new activities that we must recommend for visitors to the area. These activities are particularly geared towards families with children of all ages, those with an adventurous spirit and a love of the outdoors. Read on for our latest top tips! Geocaching… 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 »

Goodbye Ski Season, Hello Hiking Season

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  Today marks the final day of the 2016-17 ski season. While we are sad to turn in our skis for half a year, it does mean that summer is coming and with it, another opportunity to hike some amazing trails with some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery. In June, two of the summer-lifts… Read more »

Skiing with Children – Tips for Successful Family Holiday

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  I remember when I first started skiing like it was yesterday. I was 7 years old and my sister only 5, when my father decided it was time for us to take a trip up to Crystal Mountain with him after the first big snowfall of the year. It was likely a combination of… Read more »

Recommended Hike – Glaciers in Change

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  Until the 12th of September, take advantage of the phenomenal Glaciers in Change hike, where you’ll see phenomenal views of 21 glacier-topped mountain peaks higher than 3000 meters. We can’t recommend this hike enough; the panoramic views are absolutely stunning and you’ll also have access to the Rotmoos marshlands and Obergurgl’s 300-year-old Stone Pines…. Read more »

Historic Day Trips in the Ötztal Valley

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Up to 1991 the Ötztal valley was archeologically completely unexplored terrain. Subsequently, research was initiated and today it is proven that already from 8000 BC people lived in this area! To capture the findings, various attractions have now been established in the Obergurgl area. These are fascinating “must-see” day trips if you are in Obergurgl,… Read more »

Water Attractions in the Ötztal Valley

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The Chalet at 11° East in Obergurgl is just a stone’s throw from some of Tirol’s most idyllic swimming lakes, thermal springs, waterslides and waterfalls. Whether you are looking for a warm summer swim, relaxing water spa or the adrenaline rush of a wake-boarding, there is something for you nearby the Chalet at 11° East…. Read more »

Top Event: Ötztal Glacier Flea Hiking Day

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On Sunday 7 August 2016, dare to participate in the Ötztal Glacier Flea Hike: a challenging tour, high in the alpine leading up to 3200 meters above sea level. The hike will lead from the starting point in Obergurgl, through Ramolhaus (for a food and drink stop), then on to Ramoljoch (the highest point at… Read more »