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 »

Top Tips for a Successful Family Ski Holiday

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Family ski vacations are some of the most wonderful memories I have from my upbringing. I recall the excitement being almost as intense as Christmas morning when we piled into the car, full to the brim with our equipment and set out for the mountains. Looking back, I now recognize how stressful it must have… Read more »

Guide to Buying Ski Trousers

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Buying ski trousers may seem like a no-brainer task but wearing the right or the wrong pair can make all the difference to you on the slopes. The fashion has gone from skinny to baggy and back to skinny again; there are one-piece suits, bright colours, trousers with vents and some with braces. With all… Read more »

Quattro Snowboard Park in Obergurgl

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Generally on this blog, we focus on skiers so we are long overdue for some exciting news to offer our snowboarding guests at the Chalet at 11˚ East! As of last season, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl boasts the new Quattro Snow Park with 17 obstacles spread over three different lines. Designed by the professional team at QParks, you… Read more »

Plan your holiday – the season is starting in 10 days!

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On the 12th of November the lifts will open and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl will begin the 2015/16 season! The mountain has been coined “the diamond of the alps” and lives up to this name its groomed runs that sit high in the mountains (1,800 – 3080 meters above sea level) with superb snow conditions. 24 ski lifts… Read more »

The Chalet’s Top Tips on Preparing for the Upcoming Ski Season

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By now you have started to feel the chill in the air, the leaves on the trees are starting to turn and it won’t be long before holiday decorations start appearing in windows. These are all signs that the ski season is approaching; it won’t be long now before the snow starts falling in Obergurgl… Read more »

Hochgurgl’s Top Mountain Crosspoint Project

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Recently, the official ceremony for Hochgurgl’s next notable project took place in the presence of motorbike legend Giacomo Agostini. The Top Mountain Crosspoint will be constructed until 2015 in the foothills of the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Pass Road which leads from North Tirol to Italy’s South Tirol. At 2175 meters above sea level, this high… Read more »

Ski writer Arnie Wilson on the changing face of Obergurgl

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I’m looking forward to re-visiting one of my favourite resorts – Obergurgl-Hochgurgl – at the end of November. The problem is – (if you can call visiting such a delightful ski area a problem) – will I know it when I see it? Daft question, you may ask. The ski area, beloved by so many… Read more »