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Ski Hire Obergurgl - Hochgurgl

Ski Obergurgl - Hochgurgl

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At 1930m, at the end of the Ötz valley and close to the Italian border, the Obergurgl ski resort is the definition of a family resort. At the foot of the 110km of slopes, the village is calm in the evenings. However that doesn’t stop a good number of sporting activities such as: telemarking, ski touring, curling, winter walks, ice skating, indoor swimming, mountaineering, bowling, indoor golf and horse riding… Snow is guaranteed throughout the whole skiing season thanks to the resort’s high altitude. Plus, there is never any waiting at the ski lifts thanks to its large and numerous slopes. For some cultural après-ski, there is a point from the top of the Solden where you can see where the 5000 year old Similaun Ice Man was found in 1991.

Weather Information

Date of last significant snowfall : 28/04/2016
Amount of last significant snowfall : 3 cm
Average consolidated snow depth on lower slopes : --
Average consolidated snow depth on upper slopes : --
Description of snow conditions or status or resort : No report available

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Altitude : Min : 1800 m - Max : 3080 m
Number of slopes : --6158
Number of ski-lifts: 24
km of ski slopes: 110
kms of Nordic Ski slopes: --
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Go hiking in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

One of the best things to do when you're in Austria is to go to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl and get out to explore the scenery. The best way to do this is to take advantage of a hiking guide and get yourself up into the mountains. The view of the Gurgl's glacier-topped Alpine ridge is breathtaking and completely unique. It'll really appeal to the budding photographers in the family, as well as those who are nutty about nature. For those of you who are sporty, you'll really appreciate getting out into the fresh air, particularly as this area is usually better-known for being a ski haven.

Appreciate the mountains of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl in the summer

During the late-year months, people are particularly drawn to the region, thanks to its quiet atmosphere and the first slope activities. These give the most avid of skiers the chance to get up with the early bird and trek up the mountain with a guide before the slopes are officially open to the rest of the resort. During the warmer times of the year, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl runs its Summer Mountain Railways, which are gondola cable cars that run between the mountains, giving you spectacular views of the scenery.

The appeal of Obergurgl Hochgurgl

How well-liked is this area of Austria? Extremely, the region is actually nicknamed the Diamond of the Alps and is one of the most stylish places you can go on a skiing holiday. When we say it's popular we don't mean that it's overrun with visitors in the season, it's actually one of the more quiet places to go and enjoy snowsports because of its boutique size. However, anyone who goes loves it there and they return year after year, making it a place that's quiet but kept in high regard by those who have a passion for snowsports and in particular off-pisteing and freeriding.

Firn, Fun and Fire in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

As we've mentioned before, Obergurgl is particularly well known for its freeriding, thanks to all the different off-piste areas that you can check out. However, if you're looking for something a bit easier going underfoot and you aren't looking for the dizzying heights of the off-piste, then we recommend that you try one of the guided Firn ski tours. These are lead by local guides and take a nice, light approach to skiing around the area, giving you plenty of breaks to make sure that you not only travel at a pace that is suitable, but that also allows you to take stock of the beautiful scenery around you. Cameras are welcome on this Firn ski tour and any questions you might have will be gladly answered by the knowledgeable local guides.

A local guided tour in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

In fact, the area can look as though it was perfectly created for winter and snow-based vacations, thanks to the crisp and clear mountain air, sunshine and almost constant cover of snow. There are lots of ways to explore the resort and the slopes that are hidden amongst the hills. One way that people enjoy spending time in this stunning part of Austria is by going on guided walking tours, which are usually organised on a group basis. There are specific areas that are cleared solely for the purpose of hiking, so you know you'll be safe and won't have any collisions with skiers or snowboarders to the area.

There is a 12km stretch of cleared trails that are particularly good for hiking, and when you go walking you'll stumble across snow-covered forests, white fields and mountain brooks. This is going to be particularly interesting for those of you who are keen on nature photography, as there will be ample opportunity for you to flex your skills and capture some of the beauty of the area to take home with you.

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