Goodbye Ski Season, Hello Hiking Season

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  Today marks the final day of the 2016-17 ski season. While we are sad to turn in our skis for half a year, it does mean that summer is coming and with it, another opportunity to hike some amazing trails with some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery. In June, two of the summer-lifts… Read more »

Ötzi the Iceman – Visit the Discovery Site

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On 19 September 1991, two German tourists, Helmut and Erika Simon, were walking off the path between the mountain passes Hauslabjoch and Tisenjoch when they stumbled upon an unusual finding. There, at an elevation of 3,210 metres (10,530 ft), frozen in time, was the body of a deceased mountaineer. The following day, a mountain gendarme… 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 »