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 »

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 »

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 »

Artifical Snow Cloud Comes to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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New snow technology has landed in Obergurgl in the form of an artificial snow cloud, currently being tested in Obergurgl’s huge open-air laboratory. The artificial snow cloud produces top notch snow with low density by using much less energy and water than other snow-producing technology. This could be a major breakthrough for the future development… Read more »