World cup opening in Sölden 2018

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It’s happened every year this century – the official European opening of the World Cup ski races on Sölden’s Rettenbach Glacier. This World Cup season kicks-off here on the last weekend in October with giant-slalom races for men and women, and attracts thousands of visitors and ski enthusiasts to the Ötztal valley. It also attracts… Read more »

Dave Ryding press conference

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Watch out for a tall British skiing ace training on the local slopes this winter! Dave Ryding, 6 feet tall in a helmet, liked his time here in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl so much last year that he’s coming back to train here again in the coming winter. “There are many reasons why Obergurgl is the ideal location… Read more »

Getting fit for the 2018/2019 ski season

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Some of the team at The Chalet at 11 º East Obergurgl are already getting into training for the forthcoming ski season! This fitness session took place in 15 pods at the Coca-Cola London Eye, which Barry’s Boot Camp hired for a novel charity training session. The high energy workout – a formula perfected by… Read more »

Autumn is here – and winter is on its way!

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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl: Top Quality Skiing!   Isn’t it fun (although predictable) that around this time of year skiers everywhere (at least in the northern hemisphere) are all coming up with their annual cry: “Not long now!” or “Winter won’t be long now”- and of course “How good is the snow going to be?” Well as we… Read more »

5 Ways to Get Ready for the new Ski Season

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  It is that time of year where we’re preparing for the new ski season at the Chalet at 11° East, with Obergurgl opening again in November. Although the next days on the slopes are a few weeks away, it is not too early to think about getting set for the next season. What can… Read more »

Buying the Perfect Ski Jacket

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  If you’re an avid skier, then you already know how important the proper ski attire is to both your performance and enjoyment on the mountain. Your ski jacket is quite possibly the most important piece of clothing you will buy as a skier, and the time and money you spend investing in finding the… Read more »

Powder Snow Week 2018 in Obergurgl

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The Chalet at 11° East is thrilled to announce that Powder Snow Week 2018 is coming soon to Obergurgl! Beginning the 13th of January, the diverse and exciting program of mountain activities will be available to powder snow seekers, families and skiers of all skill levels. This is a wonderful time of year to visit… Read more »

Glühwein Recipe for Winter in Obergurgl

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Photo from sousvidetools.com If you’re lucky enough to visit Obergurgl during the holiday season, you may have already visited the Obergurgl Christmas Market and experienced a lovely tradition: homemade Glühwein! Glühwein is the Austrian take on mulled wine and is particularly enjoyed at atmospheric Christmas Markets during the Advent season. Don’t be surprised to see… Read more »

Obergurgl Christmas Market

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  Get into the festive spirit and visit one of The Chalet at 11° East’s favourite events of the year – The Obergurgl Christmas Market! Explore the winter wonderland of green, white and red stalls, twinkling lights and delicious treats offering artisanal products from the Ötztal! The market features food, wine, crafts, textiles, woodwork and… Read more »

Going Skiing for the first time; What’s to know:

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Contents Equipment Clothing Skiing is enormous fun but if you are going for the first time a little knowledge of what you will need in advance makes for a more enjoyable experience.  Below a brief but easy to understand guide to help you make the most of your skiing holiday compiled by Obergurgl’s The Chalet,… Read more »