Summer Sports

by Guest Author in Nature

Rise & Shine: 5 Great Early Morning Activities in Tirol

Sorry, night owls: When it comes to eye-opening activities, Tirol is really a morning person’s world. There are many beautiful places that have a magical quality early in the morning that you just can’t experience any other time of the day. Here are five recommended experiences for larks who are happy to wake up early…

4 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for hiking

Hiking is a sport open to everyone, but after a long walk in the mountains you may well find yourself with tired legs. That’s why good cardiovascular fitness as well as strong muscles are important. These also help keep you safe when negotiating rough terrain and make walking and hiking a more relaxing and pleasant…

3 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Nature

Go with the flow

Tirol‘s central lifeline begins as a wild mountain stream at the Swiss border and rushes with impressive power through the Imster Schlucht gorge near the town of Landeck. From there it continues its journey a more gentle fashion through the rest of the region. We set out to discover life on the Inn and followed…

6 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for mountain biking!

The mountain biking season is finally here! As with every other sport, it is important to prepare your body for the stresses and strains specific to mountain biking. As well as good overall cardiovascular fitness, riders need strong legs to push the pedals uphill as well as a strong upper body to deal with tricky…

3 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
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 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
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