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Ski Resort Review – What people think of the St. Anton ski area

Updated on 08.11.2017 in Sports

Ort: St.Anton a.A. (Ort)
Ort: St.Anton a.A. (Ort)

Want to know what St Anton am Arlberg is really like? British journalist and filmer Chris Moran and editor James Fage visited the Tirolean ski resort and spoke to visitors and locals on the chairlifts, in the bars and on the slopes to get their take on it.

Highlights include:

  • The first ever ski school opened in St Anton, hence the resorts slogan: The Cradle of Alpine Skiing
  • St Anton has lovely old traditional hotels as well as super-modern ‘boutique’ hang outs. The mix of old and new is great.
  • It’s famous for its off-piste skiing, with plenty of specialist powder specialist courses based in the area.
  • The Valuga cable car is passengers only: no skis (unless you’re on an off-piste course)
  • The Galzig gondola is one of the most amazing engineering feats of any ski resort.
  • The Krazy Kangaruh, the Sennhütte and the legendary Mooserwirt are some of the best apres-ski in Austria. Which is saying something!
  • The Rodelbahn is a sledge-only piste that’s amazing for kids, families and people who want to put a smile on their face.
  • The White Thrill (Der Weiße Rausch) is an annual ski race down the Veluga piste open to all-commers.

 

To check out the film, watch it here on

And here are a few opinions and impressions from people in the ski resort:

Cant wait for january ❄️ #winteriscoming #snow #winter #vacation #snowboarding #mountains #snowboarder #couple #love #happy #enjoy #lovelife #bluesky #mountainlovers #nature #austria #stanton #arlberg @volklsnowboards 🏂 A post shared by Sarah (@__sarah__vanessa__) on Oct 30, 2017 at 10:45am PDT

Finding the Line is always a question of #creativity, #insanity and #patience 🎿❄ . . . #freeski #freeskiing #skiingislife #skifaornisdesleiwandste #skimountaineering #skibumzzz #skibumlife #skibumforlife #skiing🎿 #skifahrn #berge #freiheit A post shared by SKI & MOUNTAIN ENTHUSIASM (@corny2k2) on Nov 3, 2017 at 12:46pm PDT

Nothing like a beer with a view! #valuga #beer #views #noddyhat A post shared by jakecshort (@jakecshort) on Sep 25, 2017 at 11:22am PDT

Perfect sunny skies for some alpine trekking, after first riding the gondola up to the top of the #valluga A post shared by Kara And Jake (@enjoythebeautifulride) on Sep 23, 2017 at 11:40am PDT

Best Place Ever!⛷🌞🇦🇹 A post shared by Kristoffer Kjølberg (@kristofferkjo) on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:58am PDT

 

If you’d like more information on St Anton ski area, then please visit www.stantonamarlberg.com

A head for heights is advantageous for those living in mountainous terrain. Holger Gassler has not but that doesn’t stop him from mountain biking, hiking or, as soon as the first snow hits the ground, hitting the slopes.

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