Timmelsjoch High Mountain Road

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If you’re planning a visit to the Obergurgl area, be sure to check out the highest mountain pass of the Eastern Alps– the Timmelsjoch High Mountain Road.  At an altitude of 2500 meters, you’ll experience the absolutely stunning natural scenery  of the Otztal Valley, including unprecedented views of the Alps, steep rocky slopes and mountain… Read more »

Popular Hiking Routes in Obergurgl

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This summer, every Sunday-Friday until the 12th of September, there will be 2 different high lake hikes available for guests of the Obergurgl area. The hikes are guided by certified experts who will offer both a beginner and expert hike featuring some of the most popular routes. Experience the mountain glacier trails, the garnet hike… Read more »

Health and High Altitude Chalets

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Recently, I discovered an article on www.obergurgl.com regarding the positive health effects related to vacationing in high altitude resorts, like Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. How interesting, considering how when we normally hear about the effects on humans in altitude there is generally a negative connotation. Common related articles cover topics such as altitude sickness and preparing for climactic… Read more »

Horseback riding in Obergurgl  

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The high altitude village of Obergurgl is known for its luxury ski chalets, the mountains for skiing, hiking and biking and great bars and restaurants for après ski. With all of those activities top of mind for most visitors, sometimes the lesser known activities in the area can go un-noticed during a trip. One of… Read more »

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Summer Lifts Now Open

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Summer is in full swing in Obergurgl and there is no better way to experience it than by taking the summer lifts up to the highest points! The lifts are not just for hikers – though this is a great way to experience the beautiful scenery of the area. Taking a mountain lift can lead… Read more »

Cycling at the Chalet at 11º East, Part 1

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Did you know that Obergurgl is a fantastic destination for biking/cycling? Enjoy scenic trails where you’ll see mountains, meadows and plenty of postcard-worthy views. There are varying degrees of difficulty on the routes so there is something for everyone, no matter your experience level. Here are our recommended cycling routes with all the info you… Read more »

Artifical Snow Cloud Comes to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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New snow technology has landed in Obergurgl in the form of an artificial snow cloud, currently being tested in Obergurgl’s huge open-air laboratory. The artificial snow cloud produces top notch snow with low density by using much less energy and water than other snow-producing technology. This could be a major breakthrough for the future development… Read more »

Spring Skiing at The Chalet at 11º East

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After a cold front dips into Obergurgl-Hochgurgl early this week, dazzling sunshine is set to bestow its warmth upon us on Wednesday and Thursday. Spring like conditions are likely to reveal themselves – so if you are on your way to The Chalet at 11º East – you are in for a treat. April is… Read more »