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 »

The Weekly Après-Ski Food and Wine Pairing by The Chalet at 11º East

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SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE WITH ANTINORI PEPPOLI CHIANTI CLASSICO This après-ski food and wine pairing is delicious proof that sometimes it pays to stick with the classics! After a day of skiing in Obergurgl, you will have worked up a healthy appetite for hot, delicious food and a glass of wine to complement the home-cooking. This week,… Read more »

7 Tips for Beginner Skiers

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Going on your first ski holiday? Whether you’re making your way to The Chalet at 11º East or another destination, be sure to read these tips before you embark on your ski trip. DRESS FOR THE CONDITIONS One of the biggest things new skiers overlook is the need for appropriate ski wear. While it is… Read more »

Bond on our doorstep!

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Have you heard the news? 007, the most famous secret agent in the world, will start filming the 24th Bond film, Spectre, at Sölden, just down the road from us here in Obergurgl. Daniel Craig, playing Bond for the fourth time, will be embarking on his Alpine adventures along with the other stars in Sölden… Read more »