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by Klaus in Sports

5 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…

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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

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:

2 min. Reading time
by Ines in Sports

From Valley Low to Glacier High: A Tirol Road Bike Picture Story

From portraits over landscapes to sports: Acclaimed British photographer George Marshall creates winning shots that are both authentically pure and highly aesthetic. He has dedicated his life to riding and documenting BMX at an early age. Later, he has moulded his passion into a career. He has now swapped his trick bike for a road…

1 min. Reading time
by Michael in Sports

Five Epic Singletrack Trails

Like many sports, mountain biking has its own terms. Single track, for example, describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike – the narrow, snaking trails where rides get fast and fun. It is often smooth and flowing, but may also feature technical rocky sections, go over tree…

3 min. Reading time
by Ines in Sports

An E-Bike Picture Story of the Kitzbühel Alps

Denise, Alex and Gero wanted to find the answer to a nowadays much asked question: Why e-bike? They wanted to see for themselves what it is like to step on a bike that gives you extra power. Can you see more in a day? Go longer distances? Go up steeper hills? Can you cover more…

6 min. Reading time
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