As the freshly groomed snow glistens in the morning light, the sun slowly rises from behind the mountains into the pale blue sky. There are few, if any, more spectacular experiences in the Alps than early morning skiing. Here are the best places in Tirol to hit the slopes while everyone else is still sleeping.
Getting up early may not be everyone's kind of thing, especially on holiday, but we can assure you that sunrise skiing in Tirol is more than worth it. As you clip in and let your gaze wander from one snowy peak to the next, you know you are about to experience something special. Then it's time. Three, two, one ... go!
Several ski areas in Tirol offer early morning skiing sessions, from glacier resorts at over 3,200 metres above sea level to family-friendly locations further down in the valley. Check out the list below to find the perfect place for your morning mission.