5 Reasons to Hire a Ski Guide for Your Next Backcountry Adventure

Are you planning your next ski adventure and wondering if you should hire a ski guide while heading out to the deep and white alpine backcountry? We have put together five good reasons that will make your decision-making easier.

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…

The New Schindlergratbahn Lift

While the Ski Arlberg ski resort has undergone many improvements over the summer, the most important and exciting is without doubt the brand new Schindlergratbahn gondola lift.

READY FOR WINTER 2020?

On November 28th we’ll start into winter season 2019/2020 here in Austria.  All weekend there is free ski testing – including Black Crows, the “catch me if you can” race and lots of good vibes, everyone looking forward to another great winter! 

Epic January in Arlberg

This January was without doubt one of the most epic months we have experience in St. Anton am Arlberg in […]

Piste To Powder – Freeriding and Off Piste Essentials – What to Pack

Getting out quickly in the morning, its important to know what to pack so there’s no stress on the day […]

Piste To Powder – Off Piste Skiing – Which avalanche airbag?

Over the last 10 years the popularity of airbags has spread rapidly amongst Off-Piste skiers and boarders and you will […]