Winter

by Klaus in People

The DJ at the Mother of all Après Ski Bars

MooserWirt in St. Anton, “The Mother of all Après Ski Bars” epitomizes the après scene—and DJ Gerhard’s signature tunes send the crowd into an après frenzy that has to be seen to be believed. He has been spinning the turntables for 25 years and is still going strong.

5 min. Reading time
TEXT Günter Kast | PHOTOS Robert Fischer
by Guest Author in People

I paint over problem areas

Everyone knows them: the panoramic maps on giant display boards in the ski region, or in folded information leaflets from the tourist information offices. What most people do not know: these maps are drawn by hand. Only a few experts worldwide have mastered the techniques required to do this. One of them is Heinz Vielkind.…

6 min. Reading time
by Eva in Bits & Pieces

10 Reasons Why We Love Winter in Tirol

Winter is my favorite season. I’m admitting it proudly, publicly, and with very clear intention—although there is something irresistible about this country in all four seasons. I have always been a winter girl and I start counting down the days until the temperatures drop and the first snow falls each year in August. For all…

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TEXT Gero Günther | PHOTOS Roderick Aichinger
by Guest Author in Bits & Pieces

Snow Kings (and Queens)

People have developed a love-hate relationship with “shovelling snow”, as the Tiroleans refer to snow clearing. It is exhausting, on the one hand. On the other, there is almost no other job where you can see the results of your efforts so quickly – especially when the snow piles up as high as it did…

5 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…

13 min. Reading time
by Mary in Recommendations

How to plan the perfect trip to the Tirol this winter

Tirol is special all year round, but winter might just be the best season of all. When the mountains are covered in snow, the region comes alive with everything from ski resorts to Christmas markets whirring into action. It’s the reason I moved here four years ago, and one of the major reasons I stayed.…

7 min. Reading time
by Eckard in Food & Drink

Wilder Kaiser Region: Awesome Places to Stay & Dine

Many travel far and wide to discover the bounty of beauty that is jagged and rugged Kaiser Mountain Range in every season. Set against the impressive backdrop of legendary climbing peaks, like the 2,344-meter summit of Ellmauer Halt, this scenic region oozes charm while putting visitors on the doorstep of Tirol outdoor adventures. Sure, there’s superb skiing…

7 min. Reading time
by Fabienne in Recommendations

10 Things to Do in Tirol This Winter

Tirol sparkles in winter. Blanketed in snow, church steeples stand out against deep blue sky… it’s playtime for winter sports fans and nature lovers! Listed below are 10 things to do in Tirol this winter.

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