5 Ways to Fill the Gap Between Ski Seasons

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  If you have tried mountain biking, hiking and swimming but summer sports just aren’t your thing, you may find your thoughts wandering towards the next ski season. The only problem with that is it is only July and you have almost another half year to fill before your next moment gliding down powdery slopes!… Read more »

Powder Snow Week Obergurgl Begins!

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  Powder Snow Week in Obergurgl has just begun and the timing to celebrate the amazing powder snow couldn’t be better. After heavy snowfall over the past weeks, Obergurgl now has a base of 44cm and Hochgurgl has a base of 125cm. 19 of 21 lifts are in operation and the 105 of 110 ski… Read more »

Powder Snow Week in Obergurgl

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  The Chalet at 11° East is pleased to announce that Powder Snow Week is coming soon to Obergurgl! Beginning the 14th of January, the mountain will be buzzing with activities for the entire family, including snowshoe hikes, special ski school events, yoga in the Alps, and more. The timing couldn’t be better to celebrate… Read more »

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 »

Perfect Ski Conditions in Obergurgl

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Have you heard the news? Up to 50cm of new snow has fallen on the Alps, plunging many resorts back into the depths of winter. Though many ski resorts in Austria have now closed for the season and will be unable to benefit from the new snow, high-altitude resorts like Obergurgl are benefiting from the… Read more »

10 Things to Pack for Off-Piste Skiers

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If you’re an avid off-piste skier, you never know when the opportunity to ski untracked snow will come up. If you’re prepared, you can be spontaneous, and with Obergurgl’s snow sure reputation, you can bet on the benefit of planning ahead. It isn’t easy knowing what to take up the mountain so the Chalet at… Read more »

7 Tips for Comfortable Ski Boots

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One of the biggest complaints that can be heard around the mountain is the cry of skiers, old and young, wearing ill-fitting ski boots. If they are too tight they can ruin your day with ankle pain and discomfort. If they are too loose and you can say goodbye to all control of your turns… Read more »

Guide to Buying New Ski Gloves

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Any skier or snowboarder will agree that cold hands on the mountain can make a big difference on how you perform. If your hands or feet are cold, your body starts to get cold, and being uncomfortable usually means your day will be cut short. Avoid this scenario by doing the proper research on which… Read more »