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 »

Obergurl reopens for the new winter season

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Like some deep-sea diving sphere recovered from the ocean floor in a Jules Verne novel, the slithering aluminium capsule from Professor Auguste Piccard’s hot air balloon is manhandled, in deep snow, by rescuers from the high-altitude Austrian ski village of Obergurgl (6330 ft). Passing skiers come to witness the extraordinary spectacle. It’s April 25, 1932,… Read more »