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Updated on 13.11.2023 in Sports from Klaus
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With 3,400 kilometers of ski runs, Tirol has some serious mileage on offer. Skiing and snowboarding come in many forms, and though every Tirol ski resort offers an amazing variety of terrain, each has its own flavour. If you fancy setting yourself a challenge or adding to your ski bucket list, check out these five runs below. Here, we uncover the steepest, the deepest, the longest, the most famous and the one that went down in history.
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Updated on 06.11.2023 in Sports from Mathea
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Everyone knows the feeling of burning thighs or tight back muscles at the end of a long ski day. Aches and pains such as these can put a downer on an otherwise enjoyable skiing experience. That is why it is important to get fit for skiing before you hit the slopes. This will not only make skiing more fun but also increase your performance on the piste and help prevent injuries.Christoph Ebenbichler, fitness coach at the Olympic Centre in Innsbruck, has put together the most important exercises to get you fit for skiing.
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On the Goetheweg.
Updated on 25.09.2023 in Sports from Jannis
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Shimmering in a thousand shades of red, orange, yellow and brown, Tirol's trees are a spectacular sight in autumn. The golden transition from summer to winter is for many the best time of year for walks and hikes, either down in the valley or up in the mountains before the first snows arrive. Here are some of the best autumn adventures, both with and without cable cars, aimed at those who want to head for the heights one final time this year.
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Towered by soaring Lamsenspitze Peak: Lamsenjoch Hut at Karwendel Mountain Range (c) Silberregion Karwendel
, © Silberregion Karwendel
For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist Association shelters and refuges throughout Tirol that are open well into October, making it easy to do an overnighter that will be perfect for witnessing the change in seasons...
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Via ferrata climbing route high above Innsbruck., © Frank Stolle
Alexander Zimmermann
Updated on 14.08.2023 in Sports from Alexander
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Bouldering, sport climbing, alpine climbing, indoor, outdoor – the term ‘rock climbing’ actually covers a multitude of different styles and techniques, each of which requires specific skills and expertise if you want to stay safe and have fun. We’ve put together a handy climbing guide to help you find out what kind of climbing is right for you – and where you can learn how to do it.
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Updated on 05.06.2023 in Sports from
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Trail running involves running along trails, up climbs and down narrow forest paths instead of on paved roads.
Updated on 05.06.2023 in Sports from
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We’ve all made ambitious New Year’s resolutions before, haven’t we? Eating more healthily, cycling to work more often or trying a new sport? And yes, there are always a zillion reasons why we don’t get to work on a certain habit after all. Maybe it’s too expensive, too difficult or too time consuming. Of course, you could think of many excuses to not get started with trail running. It’s high time to change that.
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Updated on 12.05.2023 in Sports from Eckard
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Updated on 06.03.2023 in Sports from Eva
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Winter may be winding down, but there are still many reasons to get out on your skis and snowboard this time of the year. Spring brings warmer temperatures, more fun and sunshine galore. Don’t put those skis or snowboard away just yet! Here are twelve reasons we love spring skiing and snowboarding. Hello, spring ;-)
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Daniel Zangerl
Updated on 31.01.2023 in Sports from Eva
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If your boots weren’t made for walking (up), scenic gondola rides open up high Alpine areas for effortless top-of-the-world views in the summer. Once you discover this unique mountain mode of travel, you’ll find a front row seat to view Mother Nature. Hop on board a summer gondola and soothe your senses while you soak in the surrounding vistas…
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