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  The summer is winding down and ski season is just around the corner! As many of us have busy lives, it seems a common situation is finding yourself with the ski holiday booked, the equipment purchased but your fitness level unprepared for the slopes. This begs the question: is it possible to get fit… Read more »

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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 »

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  The adventures of Piglet. Piglet is a small friend of the Chalet, at 11* East, Obergurgl.   He calls it a luxury ski chalet and knows it’s in a country called Austria and that people love the doorstep skiing there. For the winter he resides on the 3rd floor, in the bedroom on the… Read more »

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On 19 September 1991, two German tourists, Helmut and Erika Simon, were walking off the path between the mountain passes Hauslabjoch and Tisenjoch when they stumbled upon an unusual finding. There, at an elevation of 3,210 metres (10,530 ft), frozen in time, was the body of a deceased mountaineer. The following day, a mountain gendarme… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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During the summer months in Obergurgl, climbing enthusiasts come from near and far to explore the wonder of the glacier world by climbing via ferratas in the area. Via ferrata is the Italian term for “iron road” and signifies a protected climbing route found in the Alps (and few other locations) where a steel cable… Read more »

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Obergurgl is most visited in the winter months for the ski season. The village attracts skiers and snowboarders looking for family vacations, off-piste powder stashes, a snow-sure vacation and catered ski chalets. Though the area is absolutely stunning during the winter months while covered in snow, unfortunately many fail to see how beautiful Obergurgl is… Read more »

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This week we said goodbye to the 2015/16 ski season. Although we will miss the snowy slopes and ski holidaymakers, we are happy that Obergurgl’s spring hiking and mountaineering season has begun! Imagine long and leisurely paths along the Waalweg trails, easy access to idyllic pastures, authentic mountain huts and crystal clear alpine lakes. The… Read more »