Such a good start to the season in Obergurgl with tons of snow which makes all the locals walk around with a big smile! Muscles, however, are getting bigger! Yes, the more snow there is, the more we have to shovel it out the way. So, think Pop Eye and tell the locals they have… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Skiing
The snow has started to fall heavily in Obergurgl, making the start of the 2016/17 season one of the most exciting in many years! In the last 24 hours Hochgurgl has received 30 cm of fresh powder and Obergurgl has received 10cm, with plenty more expected in the coming days. Here is the 4… Read more »
Have you heard the news? Up to 50cm of new snow has fallen on the Alps, plunging many resorts back into the depths of winter. Though many ski resorts in Austria have now closed for the season and will be unable to benefit from the new snow, high-altitude resorts like Obergurgl are benefiting from the… Read more »
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 »
Today marks the last weekend for the 2014/15 ski season in Obergurgl! If you are already out here enjoying the last of the spring weather, lucky you! The weather this weekend will remain mild with very good visibility, bright skies and light breezes before a cold front creeps in on Monday. This is the perfect… Read more »
Have you heard the news? 007, the most famous secret agent in the world, will start filming the 24th Bond film, Spectre, at Sölden, just down the road from us here in Obergurgl. Daniel Craig, playing Bond for the fourth time, will be embarking on his Alpine adventures along with the other stars in Sölden… Read more »
Melting, but a pretty good snowfall for October !