What type of Ski should I get? Types of ski for different abilities and terrains.

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Whilst many of the guests of our luxury catered ski chalet, The Chalet, at 11º East Obergurgl are regulars who need no help when selecting skis, for some, it’s their first question. If you want to get the most out of your ski holiday, hiring or buying the right equipment is essential, even more so… Read more »

Skiing with Children – Tips for Successful Family Holiday

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  I remember when I first started skiing like it was yesterday. I was 7 years old and my sister only 5, when my father decided it was time for us to take a trip up to Crystal Mountain with him after the first big snowfall of the year. It was likely a combination of… Read more »

7 Tips for Comfortable Ski Boots

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One of the biggest complaints that can be heard around the mountain is the cry of skiers, old and young, wearing ill-fitting ski boots. If they are too tight they can ruin your day with ankle pain and discomfort. If they are too loose and you can say goodbye to all control of your turns… Read more »

The Chalet’s Top Tips on Preparing for the Upcoming Ski Season

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By now you have started to feel the chill in the air, the leaves on the trees are starting to turn and it won’t be long before holiday decorations start appearing in windows. These are all signs that the ski season is approaching; it won’t be long now before the snow starts falling in Obergurgl… Read more »

5 Tips for Skiing Powder 

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The Chalet at 11º East plays host to a myriad of different guests: experienced skiers, beginners, cross-country enthusiasts, winter hikers and powder-chasers. Powder-chasers are the skiers that come from near and far to experience the Obergurgl area’s off-piste slopes and pristine powder hideaways. These slopes, in the unmarked ski area, are often stacked with sky-high… Read more »