Lots of Fresh Powder in Obergurgl

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  The snow has started to fall heavily in Obergurgl, making the start of the 2016/17 season one of the most exciting in many years! In the last 24 hours Hochgurgl has received 30 cm of fresh powder and Obergurgl has received 10cm, with plenty more expected in the coming days. Here is the 4… Read more »

Ski Season Off to a Great Start in Austria’s Glacier Areas

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October is off to a great start in Austria’s glacier ski areas! Just last week, some glaciers had 40cm of fresh snow, and as I write this blog post, it hasn’t stopped falling. The Hintertux Glacier has seen half a meter of fresh snow since last weekend, the Pitztal Glacier (further west) has seen up… Read more »

The Best New Ski Gadgets

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It is that time of year, we are all getting ready for the ski season to begin and with the holiday planning, comes the inevitable need to shop for new ski gear and gadgets. Whilst perusing the sports shops and online offers, we came across some new trends in gadgets that looked so cool, we… Read more »

Recommended Hike – Glaciers in Change

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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 »

Getting ready for the ski season at The Chalet, at 11º East, Obergurgl

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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 »

Historic Day Trips in the Ötztal Valley

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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 »

Water Attractions in the Ötztal Valley

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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 »

Top Event: Ötztal Glacier Flea Hiking Day

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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 »

Obergurgl’s Best Summer Nature Outings for Families

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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 »

Spring Hiking and Mountaineering Begins

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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 »