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by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Climbing

Summer is just around the corner and with it the main climbing season in Tirol. However, before you hit the rocks, it is a good idea to prepare your body for the specific demands of rock climbing. Strong arms are, of course, important, but climbers also need a strong core. Austria’s climbing world champion Jakob…

2 min. Reading time
by Michael in Sports

Wild about water: tips from a kayak veteran

Rushing streams, whirling eddies and rocks protruding above the water’s surface. What sounds like a nightmare for most right-minded people is heaven for Paul “Ted” Fieldhouse. The kayak veteran is an old hand when it comes to whitewater and enjoys sharing his passion for paddling with beginners and experienced kayakers alike.

4 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Sports

Walking and talking

“Mountains are mute masters who make silent pupils,” wrote Goethe. In reality, however, there is no outdoor activity that lends itself to a good old chat quite like hiking in the mountains. Our author set off along the Stubai HighTrail with his 18-year-old son for a bonding session unlike any other.

16 min. Reading time
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 Guest Author in Sports

Nights on the Mountain

The stars twinkle in the sky. The moon’s reflection shimmers in the snow. A few lights are flashing down in the valley. And a heavenly kind of peace prevails over the peaks. You can discover the mountains anew in the early or late evening hours. Allow us to introduce you to the most beautiful places…

4 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…

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