Going Skiing? Need to get fit quickly? There are no real fixes to get you fit in a week, but all the suggestions below will stand you in good stead! Good luck, and remember there is always the bar if i t gets a bit too difficult. Alpine skiing is a sport that requires… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Sochi
Congratulations to Mikaela from the Chalet at 11 º East Obergurgl! Mikaela trained in Hochgurgl, sister village to Obergurgl, and stayed in Solden, just a hop away . See what the New York times has to say: Silver medalist Marlies Schild of Austria, gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States and bronze medalist Kathrin… Read more »
The walk from Obergurgl down to Pils and then on to the Hochgurgl gondola is very picturesque. You can go by foot or by langlauf, ( cross country skis) . The Chalet at 11º East Obergurgl offers luxurious ski in ski out skiing . We have 5 beautiful en suite rooms, overlooking the piste, and… Read more »
Perhaps a part of the next generation of great athletes to come out of the Granite State (think Bode Miller and Leanne Smith), Ronnie Berlack of Franconia knows what it’s like to ski on the rock hard snow that’s standard at the elite level. The Burke Mountain Academy student landed a spot on the U.S…. Read more »
The team at The Chalet at 11º East were delighted to have their photos taken with Mikaela Shiffrin & Resi Stiegler whilst they were training in Hochgurgl along with other members of the USA ski team who are preparing for the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup. The true test for the U.S. skiers is 35… Read more »
Audi have just presented a night skiing event in Obergurgl on a 8 km long ski run equipped with theatrical style floodlights. Guests went up the Festkogelbahn mountain gondola to watch the event. Ski jumpers performed acrobatics including summersaults on skis with the mountain spectacularly lit up!