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by Klaus in Recommendations

Ask a Local: Fieberbrunn

The best places to eat? The most interesting things to see? The most beautiful mountains to climb? In our series Ask a Local we talk to people from Tirol and get the inside line on where they live. Today it’s the turn of Petra Astner from Fieberbrunn.

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Ask a Local: Innsbruck

The best places to eat? The best things to see? The best mountains to climb? In our series Ask a Local, we get people from Tirol to give us the inside line on the places where they live. Today it is the turn of David Schuchter and Anna Pichler from Innsbruck.

4 min. Reading time
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 People

Making Corduroy: The Ski Groomer on Harakiri Run

With a 78 percent grade, the thrilling double black Harakiri Trail rakes in hard-core honours for being Austria’s steepest downhill run. This sickeningly steep terrain requires a special winch cat to groom, which is driven by heavy machinery operator Christoph Egger.

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Wine from Tirol: when vines begin to climb

In the past it was not taken seriously, but now it is an award-winning wine. More and more Alpine vine growers press wine of remarkable quality in Tirol. South of the Brenner this has been a long tradition, however, further north it is a pioneering achievement.

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

The top ten beers from Tirol

Tirol’s brewing landscape is diversifying. Small start-ups are appearing throughout the region, while larger and more established breweries are experimenting more than ever before. We put together a team of beer experts and set them the onerous task of selecting the top ten beers from Tirol. Cheers!

8 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Upstream Surfing in Tirol

Mention Tirol and the mind turns to mountains, skiing, maybe mountain biking or yodelling. But not surfing. Yet in this mountainous country thousands of miles from the seas, a growing number of landlocked surf addicts are heading for Inn River to catch a wave.

4 min. Reading time
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