by Christina in Companies

TirolWool: A Story of Success

Tirol sheep wool is high in demand right now. Read on to find out why and what the Tirol Mountain Rescue has got to do with it… and the reason why I desperately need a new winter jacket.

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by Ines in Companies

ROLF Spectacles: Visions in Wood

A small, family-run business situated in a small village in Tirol’s Außerfern Region, ROLF Spectacles produces hand-made, lightweight wooden and stone eyeglass frames. With loving attention to detail and bold use of innovative techniques, ROLF makes each frame a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of eyewear—and the self-confident company keeps winning awards, such as the highly coveted…

6 min. Reading time
by Rosanna in Companies

Hip Wood: Three Manufacturing Companies Working with Stone Pine Wood

The positive characteristics of the wood known as “Zirbe”, Austrian stone pine, Arolla pine or just stone pine, have been valued and used in Tirol for centuries. Three Tirol-based companies enable the traditionally rustic high Alpine timber to make the move into today’s modern interiors—in the form of translucent lampshades, wooden ventilation systems and award-winning…

9 min. Reading time
by Asia in Companies

Get Your “Doggln” On!

Made in Tirol: Perfection in craftsmanship and pure natural materials are what make the “Hartl Doggl” Clog so special. The family owned and operated business out of Tirol’s scenic Zillertal Valley has been making wool clogs for about 50 years. A look behind the scenes.

3 min. Reading time
by Rosanna in Companies

Kaunertal Glacier: A Quick Lap through the Terrain Park

With winter around the corner, the snowboard & freeski scene makes the journey into Kaunertal Valley: From October through late May, when the Spring Classics take place, snow heroes leap, carve and stomp landings in some of the most beautiful terrain parks in Tirol, the Kaunertal Snowpark.

3 min. Reading time
by Rosanna in Companies

Hintertux Glacier Ski Resort: Behind the Scenes

Jürg Tarmann, aged 60, is the experienced head of the grooming crew and provides a superb training ground for ski teams and upcoming professionals from all corners of the globe at Hintertux Glacier, the only real year-round ski area in Austria. Hintertux is open for skiing 365 on the namesake glacier. There’s a terrain park,…

5 min. Reading time
by Kristina in Companies

The Alpine Research Centre Obergurgl – The Perfect Haven to Do Research, Explore, Escape and … Indulge.

Perched high in the mountains, where the trees give way to open spaces and where the sunlight reflects the glistening white sprawling sparkling glaciers… is where you will find the Alpine Research Centre Obergurgl, ringed by jagged and snow-capped “Three-Thousanders”, high altitude peaks averaging 3,000 meters in elevation. Despite its high-elevation location, the research station…

5 min. Reading time
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