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by Guest Author in Sports

Ice, Ice Baby!

Tirol is famous for skiing and cross-country skiing in winter. However, there are also other adventures for you to embark on in the snowy mountains: ice climbing for example. Today, our author will tell you more about his first ice climbing experience.

10 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Five Nordic Ski Races for Everyone

Each year, more and more people are discovering how much satisfaction can come from Nordic skiing. To find some of that satisfaction yourself, check out any one of the large-scale Nordic races happening across Tirol each winter—if you want to suit up and jump in, here are five of the coolest events.

3 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Cross-Country Skiing

Why sweat it out in the gym during the winter months when you can explore the great outdoors on two skis? Cross-country skiing is known as being one of the best sports around when it comes to training not only stamina and cariovascular fitness but also strength in the legs and upper body. On top…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

5 Ski Resorts Easily Accessible by Train

No traffic jams, no stress, no black ice – just lean back and enjoy the scenery; then go directly from the train station to the ski slope. Travelling by train is the best and easiest way to reach many Tirolean tourism destinations. Today we would like to show you five ski resorts you can easily…

2 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Skiing

Everyone knows the feeling of burning thighs or tight back muscles at the end of a long ski day. Aches and pains such as these can put a downer on an otherwise enjoyable skiing experience. That is why it is important to get fit for skiing before you hit the slopes. This will not only…

4 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

Editor’s Pick: The Home Mountains of the Tirol Blog Authors

The world’s sky-scraping mountains lure hikers anxious for that bragging rights for summiting their heights. However, we think that one of Tirol’s biggest claims to fame is its awe-inspiring mountains, too. Some of these peaks are famous, while others are not as well known. Here we have rounded up (in no particular order) 13 of…

18 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Five Epic Long-Distance Trails for Tireless Hikers

Long-distance hikes are tough and testing, but the rewards are undeniable. There’s the feeling of absolute adventure out among Alpine nature, the chance to escape workaday stresses and the sense of accomplishment that comes with completing one: These five “Great Walks” are remarkably easy on the eye, though not on the body, with rugged and…

4 min. Reading time
by Christian in Food & Drink

Inn River Cycle Path Stories

Are cyclists athletes? Can bicycles reconnect people to nature? Somehow, I’d say that both is true. Riding a bicycle along the Inn River Cycle Path, one is exposed and alert to the scenic surroundings. With eyes and ears on the ground, cyclists feel a greater sense of place and a stronger connection to the countryside—and…

3 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for hiking

Hiking is a sport open to everyone, but after a long walk in the mountains you may well find yourself with tired legs. That’s why good cardiovascular fitness as well as strong muscles are important. These also help keep you safe when negotiating rough terrain and make walking and hiking a more relaxing and pleasant…

3 min. Reading time
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