Lots for not very much – the Tirol Snow Card is valid in 2 weeks time with access to 81 ski areas, over 960 lifts and 3100km of ski pistes. It runs from the 1st October until the 15th May. So lots of skiing for not much money (mine was 439 Euros last winter) and [...]
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I spent the day in the Zillertal Arena yesterday and watched the Stroh Juchee event – a bit like a carnival procession on ski piste, with locals trying to stop their ‘floats’ from making a hasty decent into the Zillertal Valley. It was great fun and amongst the 7000 in attendance there were very many [...]
The easiest way into the best Zillertal skiing – Zell am Ziller opened today with powder on offer and few crowds. Underneath superb skies of snow clouds and shafts of clear blue the snow conditions were excellent on and off-piste and due to the mid-week opening of Zell am Ziller there were few on or [...]
It has been a great glacier skiing season this autumn, certainly the best conditions in the whole of the Alps on the Austrian glaciers and at times as good as any recent years. Painful as it is I have yet to score a powder day – I have friends in Innsbruck who have already got [...]
Whilst conditions today were certain to favour the Zillertal Arena with cold and clear skies, there is no doubt that the ski region is one of the very best in Europe for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. It is high, varied and extensive, not just in terms of densely packed ski pistes but instead it reaches [...]