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  • 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

  • Overview of selected events during the winter season 2013/2014 in the Hochfügen ski resort

    Have a look at some of the most popular events at Hochfügen ski resort. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

  • Early Bird in Hochfügen on weekends from January

    It’s worth getting up early on weekends from January 2014 because the turnstiles for the 8er Jet and 4-seater Hochfügen 2000 chair lift will be opening at 8.00 am in Hochfügen! The perfect offer for all those who enjoy freshly prepared pistes and untouched snowy slopes or who simply want to admire the sunrise over the mountains. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

  • Hochfügen - Pure passion for snow!

    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

  • Popular freeriding taster courses begin at the start of January

    The freeriding experts at the Freeride Point Hochfügen (TOPprivate ski school) will again be offering their popular taster courses for off-piste skiing every Saturday from 4 January to 26 April 2014. Full Article

    22nd November 2013

  • Big Mountain Hochfügen on 8 February 2014

    At the start of February 2014, the up-and-coming international freeriding elite will flock to the 4* FWQ Big Mountain Hochfügen for the fourth time. The contest will take place on Saturday 8 February 2014 starting at approx. 8.00 am (possibility of postponement to 12 February). Full Article

    22nd November 2013


    Four men, five Grammy nominations and over 50 million album sales: one of the world’s most successful bands will be visiting the Alpine lifestyle metropolis of Ischgl on 30 November 2013 in the form of Nickelback! The Canadian rock quartet will be opening the winter season 2013/2014 and bringing the stage of the legendary Top of the Mountain Opening Concert to life with their imposing music and lights show. And best of all: admission to the concert is free with a valid ski pass. Full Article

    21st November 2013

  • Glungezer skiing in Tyrol

    Natural snow tracks, surrounded by beautiful pristine countryside, the gloriously broad views of the Inntal valley – powder snow and sunshine – this is what the panoramic Glungezer ski area ( is all about, popular with fans of alpine skiing and ski touring alike. Full Article

    17th October 2013

  • Top 8 Resorts to Learn How to Ski

    The 8 best ski resorts in the world to learn how to ski and/or snowboard. Full Article

    26th April 2013

  • The Art of Skiing

    Check out these ski resorts that were frequented by the brightest literary and musical minds. Full Article

    26th April 2013

  • Photo Gallery: They're Already Pond Skimming in Austria

    Austria's Nassfeld Resort hosted a spring skiing "Snow Beach Day," filled with bikinis and pond skimming. Full Article

    18th March 2013

  • Arlberg - A Winter Sports Myth for More Than 100 Years

    St. Anton am Arlberg has one of the richest skiing histories of any ski resort in the world. Full Article

    6th March 2013

  • Travis Ganong Conquers Kitzbuhel

    Excitement and partying ensues when the World Cup circuit rolls into Kitzbuhel. U.S. Ski Teamer Travis Ganong gives you the racer's perspective of one crazy week. Full Article

    22nd February 2013

  • Lindsey Vonn Injured After Serious Crash

    Lindsey Vonn was involved in a serious crash at the first day of the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Schladming, Austria. The Gold Medalist appeared to injure her leg and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Full Article

    5th February 2013

  • The White Ring in Lech Zürs

    OnTheSnow is in Lech Zürs following the 1,000 skiers competing in the legendary race. Full Article

    28th January 2013

  • The Road to Sochi: U.S. Ski Team Athlete Travis Ganong Takes 7th Place in Bormio

    Our U.S. Ski Team blogger Travis Ganong gives us an update after taking 7th place in Bormio. Full Article

    22nd January 2013

  • “Blackamoors”, wild bears and little witches

    Artistically carved wooden masks, dwarves, witches and bears, months of preparation and shining eyes can mean only one thing: carnival time will soon be arriving again in various alpine regions. This time, the children rule at the “Fisser Blochziehen” on the Tyrolean high plateau of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. Full Article

    19th December 2012


    The Tyrolean ski resort of Ischgl is a real Alpine lifestyle metropolis: from the finest skiing to concerts featuring global stars, entertainment, events, top-quality shopping and culinary treats, the famous Ischgl winter captivates guests with its urban flair. Full Article

    12th December 2012

  • Opening day powder pictures from Saturday

    Chamonix, Courchevel, Meribel and Serre Che opened Saturday with excellent conditions. Full Article

    10th December 2012

  • 2013 Women of Skiing Calendar: It's Like the Swimsuit Issue, with Snow.

    The 2013 Ski Instructor Calendar, shot in Lebanon and Vorarlberg in Austria, is a great holiday gift idea for men who enjoy women and skiing/snowboarding. Full Article

    7th December 2012

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