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Girls Off Piste Camps

Our Piste to Powder Girls Freeride camps are aimed at women who share a passion for the mountains and would like to develop their off piste skills and build confidence in an inspiring and motivational environment.  Led by our expert female UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guides  – by women for women!

3 Day – Girls Silvretta Luxury Ski Touring Camp

Interested in a 3 day, Girls ski touring Camp in the stunning snow-sure Silvretta? If you are an Off Piste skier, either new to  touring or already have touring experience but would like to progress your skills, in the fun company of like-minded women, then this is for you!

Why choose the Arlberg for your next off piste adventure

‘World’s best ski resort’ – ‘Best place to ski’ – ‘Best freeride area’: These are just some of the awards that the Ski Arlberg resort has received. And when you ask people who have skied its off piste area what they think of it, one answer clearly stands out – “no other place like it!” Here are three main aspects that make the off piste in St. Anton, Lech Zürs, Stuben & St. Christoph and the ‘cradle of alpine skiing’ so special.

Pre-Season Warm Up at Stubai Glacier

Do you want to kick off your ski season already before the lifts in St. Anton am Arlberg start running? If you are as excited as we are to finally put on the skis again, then join us this November for a 3-day pre-season warm up at the Stubai Glacier ski area.

Winter climbing in St Anton

Winter climbing in January may not be the first thing you think about when coming to St Anton but right now with spring like conditions, it’s a perfect time to try this protected climb and beautiful ski tour.

Discover the newly renovated Wagner Hütte in Verwall

Nestled in the heart of the tranquil Verwall valley, beside the Rosanna river is the newly renovated Wagner Hütte, warm and inviting for Off Piste skiers, cross country skiers and hikers alike, to meet, mingle and indulge in some delicious Austrian food in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Back Country vs Off Piste – what is the difference?

Well for a start we call it different things – in Europe we typically refer to it as Freeriding, or Off Piste skiing while in the US and Canada it’s known as Backcountry skiing.  One key difference is in Europe, Off Piste areas are not patrolled, nor are avalanches controlled through blasting…