Skiing

by Klaus in People

The Village Lift of Navis

Installed in 1960, powered by a 42-horsepower diesel engine, crossing the village road: The T-Bar lift of Navis represents a fading era of the snow sport. Lift operator Friedl Peer has been keeping the lift running for two decades.

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Tirol Botschafter Gunnar Munthe
by Theresa in People

The Awesome Norse

A young Swedish economics student dropped out of university, ran away to the Tirolean Alps and bought a bar beside a ski run above St. Anton. His name was Gunnar Munthe and at his bar he presided over the evolution of a new kind of après ski, turning a once-genteel activity into something raucous and…

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by Benjamin in Bits & Pieces

What kind of skier are you?

The ski lifts and cable cars are back in motion transporting wintersports enthusiasts high up into the mountains. Huddled together inside them are different types of skiers you are sure to find wherever you carve your turns. Here is our quick guide to the classic categories of people out on the slopes.

5 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 Recommendations

15 Ultimate Hacks for Your Next Tirol Ski Vacation

Stinky ski boots? Cold hands? No cabin rental for New Year’s Eve? Awesome days on the hill can quickly turn unpleasant if you’re not prepared. So here are some hacks to help your day run that little bit smoother and prepare for an awesome ski trip to Tirol this winter.

9 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 Michael in Recommendations

Tips for Skiing in Innsbruck

Never heard of “Karrinne” and “Kofel”? Well, neither had I before moving to Innsbruck a few years ago. I have explored Innsbruck’s ski resorts for one day, so here’s everything you need to know about getting your ski fix in Tirol’s capital. Including a solid bet for a quick in-and-out powder mission.

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