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The snowiest skiresort in the Alps

When it comes to skiing, one thing you really do need over anything else, is snow. You don’t necessarily need a massive amount of it, but there's nothing quite as bad as having a ski holiday with insufficient or poor quality snow! What can guarantee good snowconditions? Weather is unpredicatable at best, especially the last few decades... The impact of climate change is not something many ski resorts want to talk about. There is no question, however, that the c-factor is a force to be …

Written by skiweather on Tuesday May 9, 2017


Free-nature skiing is the real attraction in Lech-Zürs

Skiers and boarders have woken up to the fact that Lech-Zürs am Arlberg is the snowiest A-list resort in the Alps. Zürs gets close to ten metres on average every winter season -double the average of Val d’Isere-, and Lech manages a still-impressive seven metres. Is Lech-Zürs the Eldorado of deep powder? View from Trittkopf on the Flex Pass The Arlberg Ski Area is famous around the world as a destination for serious skiers, and Lech is a key part of it. Lech-Zürs is an …

Written by skiweather on Tuesday January 3, 2017


World-class ski Arlberg is going to get even bigger and better

The hottest news in the ski world is the long awaited creation of a link between the Lech-Zurs and Sankt Anton am Arlberg, cradle of Alpine skiing. Ski Arlberg just announced that the cableway will open in November 2016. In total four high-speed, ten-seater gondolas have been built to link  Lech, Zürs, Stuben, St. Christoph, St. Anton and Schröcken Warth, forming Austria’s largest continuous ski resort with 87 railways and lifts and 305 km of ski pistes. From Zürs, the Trittkopfbahn …

Written by skiweather on Friday December 23, 2016


Sankt Anton: for those who like to mix it up a bit

Sankt Anton is one of the most popular skiresorts in Austria. And for a good reason: it combines world-class skiing with a bustling apres-ski. Situated at the foot of the Arlberg pass Sankt Anton is a long, sprawling place. Sankt Anton is serviced by several modern cablecars, all of them within walking distance. The cablecars will bring you into the heart of the vast Sankt Anton ski area. Skiarea Sankt Anton’s slopes fall into three main sectors, two of them linked: the south …

Written by skiweather on Wednesday February 10, 2016