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Powder Snow Week 2018 in Obergurgl

The Chalet at 11° East is thrilled to announce that Powder Snow Week 2018 is coming soon to Obergurgl! Beginning the 13th of January, the diverse and exciting program of mountain activities will be available to powder snow seekers, families and skiers of all skill levels. This is a wonderful time of year to visit Obergurgl – the village is lively and bustling with excitement!

The activities program (listed below) is nothing short of brilliant with everything any outdoor enthusiast could ask for, such as, yoga in the Alps, ice-skating, curling, night snowshoeing, ski shows, free-riding and more.

Read on for our list of must-do activities during Obergurgl’s Powder Snow Week 2018.

Yoga in the Alps

If you haven’t tried yoga before, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn against the scenic backdrop of the Alps, in the company of fellow skiers. Yoga is a wonderful way to stretch out your muscles and rejuvenate and relax after a day on the slopes. Meet at Piccardsaal Obergurgl for this lovely class which occurs daily starting Sunday the 14th. Advance sign-up is required!

Machine Grooming Rides

Take the opportunity to hop onboard a grooming machine and tour the snowy mountain! This is a great activity for the whole family and your kids will absolutely love it. Meet at Krumpwasser lift at 2pm on Monday or Thursday, advance sign-up is recommended.

Guided Beginner Ski Tour

If you’re new to skiing and would like a little extra help from the experts, take advantage of this complimentary guided beginner ski tour offered by Alpincenter Obergurgl. You will learn mountaineering by using climbing skins and other basics. Meet at Skischule Obergurgl’s main office at 9am on Tuesday and Friday (advance sign-up required).

Free Riding Off the Beaten Slopes

Attention powder snow seekers! Free-riding “off the beaten slopes” is your chance to get off-piste with Obergurgl’s mountain experts. Check out some hidden trails and runs and indulge in some of the mountain’s un-touched powder whilst being lead guided by Skischule Obergurgl. Sign-up in advance and meet at Skischule Obergurgl’s main office at 9am on Tuesday and Friday.

Please note that all activities are complimentary to residents and visitors of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl unless marked with an asterix (*).

Here is the full event program:

Sun, 14.01.

4.30 pm – 6.00            YOGA in the ALPS at the Piccardsaal Obergurgl

5.00 pm – 7.00            ICE SKATING & ICE CURLING at the Obergurgl ice rink

Mon, 15.01.

9.15-10.45                   YOGA in the ALPS at the Piccardsaal Obergurgl

2.00 pm                       SNOW GROOMING (machine ride)

4.00 pm                       APRÈS SKI PARTY at the Nederhütte with live music *

4.30-6.00                     YOGA in the ALPS at the Piccardsaal Obergurgl

8.00 pm                       NIGHT SNOWSHOE HIKE accompanied by the Obergurgl ski school

Tue, 16.01.

9.00 am                       FREE RIDING off the pistes with the team of Alpincenter Obergurgl

9.00 am                       GUIDED BEGINNER SKI TOUR

9.15-10.45                   YOGA in the ALPS

4.30-6.00                     YOGA in the ALPS

6.30-10.30                   NIGHT SKIING & SKI SHOW (9.00 pm) at the Festkogel

Wed, 17.01.

9.15-10.45                   YOGA in the ALPS

1.00 pm                       TASTER NORDIC SKIING with the Obergurgl ski school

4.00 pm                       APRÈS SKI PARTY at the Nederhütte with live music *

4.30-6.00                     YOGA in the ALPS

Thu, 18.01.

9.15-10.45                   YOGA in the ALPS

2.00 pm                       SNOW GROOMING (machine ride)

4.00 pm                       APRÈS SKI PARTY at the Nederhütte with live music *

4.30-6                          YOGA in the ALPS

7.30-10.30                   NIGHT TOBOGGANING & NIGHT SKIING in Hochgurgl *

Fri, 19.01.

9.00 am                       FREE RIDING off the beaten slopes

9.00 am                       GUIDED BEGINNER SKI TOUR with the Obergurgl ski school

9.15-10.45                   YOGA in the ALPS

4.00 pm                       APRÈS SKI PARTY at the Nederhütte with live music *

4.30- 6.00                    YOGA in the ALPS

Sat, 20.01.

9.15 -10.45                  YOGA in the ALPS

 

 

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