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by Guest Author in Sports

Flying or Lying

Our author attempted to learn the Nordic Combined discipline without any previous experience in this type of sport. He travelled to Tirol for his premiere. He learned how to defeat gravity and the lassitude of one’s own soul. And returned a happier person for it.

14 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Five XC Ski Tracks for the Physically Inclined

You glide silently on freshly-made tracks alongside trees laden with snow, finding your rhythm as you kick, stride and glide across the snow… nothing can beat the aerobic treat that is cross country skiing! Gaining in popularity from year to year, XC skiing offers a special combination of pure, serene wilderness, and energizing outdoor discovery.…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Five Legendary Ski Runs

With 3,400 kilometers of ski runs, Tirol has some serious mileage on offer. Skiing and snowboarding come in many forms, and though every Tirol ski resort offers an amazing variety of terrain, each has its own flavour. If you fancy setting yourself a challenge or adding to your ski bucket list, check out these five…

4 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Sports

Eight of the Best Snowshoe Trails in Tirol’s Backcountry

The beauty of snowshoeing comes from its simplicity—just strap in and go! I discovered this gentle winter activity last year and find it’s a perfect alternative to Alpine skiing. Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails followed by sledding down more…

13 min. Reading time
by Eva in Sports

Kick Start Your Winter at Tirol’s Glaciers

Fall is arguably the most beautiful time of year to enjoy hiking — however, as temperatures drop, skiers and riders are getting increasingly itchy to hit the slopes. So why wait? Early-season skiing at Tirol’s glaciers lets you experience the best of both worlds. Here you can work on your tan and get your ski/ride…

5 min. Reading time
by Ines in Sports

Worlds Wrap: Round-Up from the 2018 UCI Road World Championships

The 2018 UCI Road World Championships concluded on Sunday, September 30, 2018, with the elite men’s road race bringing the curtain down on a week of epic racing in Tirol. 275,000 spectators coming from around the world to watch the UCI Road World Championships were having a great time in Tirol. Here’s a look back at all…

1 min. Reading time
by Michael in Nature

Five Hikes for Water Lovers

Splish-splash! A sound enjoyed by many hikers. Especially at the end of an exhausting tour, when they like nothing better than cooling off in a mountain lake – an abundance of which can be found in Tirol. The following refreshing walks are highly recommended:

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