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  • The longest ski runs in the Alps

    Stretch your legs with some seriously long ski runs for all skill levels this winter. Full Article

    12th October 2014

  • The perfect mix for an unforgettable winter in Mayrhofen

    Whether beginners or pros, snowboarders or skiers, young or old and looking for action-packed or easy going experiences, the pistes in the holiday region Mayrhofen-Hippach offer something for everyone. 135 kilometres of slopes with guaranteed snow will once again attract winter sports enthusiasts to the Action Mountain Penken and the Leisure Mountain Ahorn in the 2014/2015 season. Full Article

    2nd October 2014

  • Top 10 weekend ski resorts with easy airport access

    Choose ski resorts close to the airport for more time on the slopes. Full Article

    19th September 2014

  • Kitzbühel - Sporting Social Highlight of the Alpine Winter.

    Big names, ski pioneers and the high society – but also Tyrolean down-to-earthness, Gemütlichkeit and hospitality: these contrasts are what make Kitzbühel one of the greatest ski resorts in the Alps. Full Article

    8th September 2014

  • Kitzsteinhorn: pure freedom on 3,000 metres

    Glacier skiing fun already in autumn • 5 off-piste routes • 3 snow parks • ICE CAMP presented by Audi quattro with Ice Bar and sun deck • Gipfelwelt 3000 with two panoramic platforms • Fun Line and the up to 63-degree steep “Black Mamba” slope Full Article

    5th September 2014

  • Ischgl: Moon landing at ski season opening

    Megastar James Blunt is to open the winter season in Ischgl on 29 November 2014. He will present his latest album Moon Landing at the world-famous Top of the Mountain Concert – entry to which is free with a valid ski pass! Full Article

    5th September 2014

  • The Number 1 is even bigger: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental now offers 280 kilometres of slopes

    The Number 1 is even bigger, even more convenient and even more snow-reliable! Up to now, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental has been Austria’s largest interconnected ski area. Yet, as of this coming winter season, a newly created slope will make the SkiWelt even bigger, with a total of 280 certified, interconnecting kilometres of ski runs, up to 85% of which will have snowmaking facilities. No other ski resort in Austria can offer this much variety! Full Article

    25th August 2014

  • The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World

    It may be summer, but there's skiing somewhere. Here's our pick of the coolest summer ski resorts around the world. Full Article

    21st April 2014

  • Stay in the city, ski the surroundings

    Stay in one of Europe's alpine cities, just a stone's throw from the ski slopes. Full Article

    1st April 2014

  • Posh pistes: The world's most exclusive ski resorts

    You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. Here's a run-down of the top 10 most exclusive ski resorts in the world. Full Article

    24th March 2014

  • Car-free ski resorts: Greener, safer, quieter

    The demand for car-free winter resorts is on the rise. Full Article

    10th March 2014

  • Eight of the best resorts for skiing in April

    Swap your goggles for sunglasses and hit the slopes in April. Full Article

    13th February 2014

  • Italian Ups & Downhills: One Olympic Skier's Fave & Feared World Cup Stops

    As Travis Ganong races toward his first Olympics in Sochi, he brings us along. Full Article

    14th January 2014


    Megastar before mega-backdrop: On 3 May 2014 Robbie Williams will perform at the legendary Top of the Mountain Concert in Ischgl on the at 2,300 meters altitude. Right in the heart of the ski area, "Robbie" with his full Big Band will play and present their new number-one album "Swings Both Ways" on the giant open-air stage. Full Article

    7th January 2014

  • Snooze your way to the slopes by ski train

    Board a train Friday night and hit the slopes the following morning. Full Article

    30th December 2013


    In 1963 the first cable railway went into operation. To celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Silvrettaseilbahn AG, from the 6th to the 10th of January, ten international artists are putting together an open-air gallery with vehicle access, right in the middle of the skiing area. ‘Past, Present and Future of the Ski Resort’ is the theme of the 21st snow sculpture competition ‘Shapes in White’. Full Article

    2nd December 2013


    Nickelback marked the start of the winter season at the Top of the Mountain Opening Concert in Ischgl on 30 November 2013. The Canadian rock band impressed over 21.000 fans at the legendary open-air concert before an impressive mountain backdrop, right at the heart of this Alpine lifestyle metropolis. Full Article

    2nd December 2013

  • Guests and locals can surf the internet free-of-charge in the Hochfügen ski resort

    The ski lift company has installed free wireless LAN throughout the resort. This means that surfing using a smartphone or other wireless-enabled device is free for national and international guests. Initially there are a total of 22 hotspots (access points) across the resort. Using the wireless internet is easy – no access details or passwords are required. Users simply need to accept the business conditions. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

  • Hochfügen - a backcountry paradise

    The Hochfügen ski resort is located at the entrance to the Zillertal valley at between 1,500m and 2,500m above sea level. This ski resort with guaranteed snow has won numerous national and international awards for its quality and has something for every winter sports fan: high quality pistes, top infrastructure, a range of descents and the ultimate ski-in/ski-out feeling guarantee skiers an unforgettable experience. Hochfügen has developed to become one of the most popular backcountry destinations in Europe with its different slope angles, fast access and a comprehensive range of services, courses and events. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

  • Courses, camps and events in the backcountry paradise of Hochfügen

    Hochfügen offers off-piste skiers a wide range of courses for all age and ability levels. Proper preparation and training are pre-requisites. The offer ranges from 1 to 2-day taster courses for freeriding beginners to freeriding tours for all ability levels, multi-day freeride camps, special avalanche camps, school avalanche courses, preparation courses for heli skiers, training sessions in the avalanche search area and workshops for young people and freeriding professionals. Booking options and individual formats at the Freeride Point Hochfügen alongside the 8erJet. The team can be contacted by email at or by telephone on +43 660 140 22 29. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

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The longest ski runs in the Alps

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