Monthly Archives: January 2017

Frozen in perfection!

It feels like someone hit the pause button.

  • – 10 degrees
  • sunshine
  • perfect slope conditions

Is there anything else you could wish for?

SkiAustria Tours

77th Hahnenkamm races

The Hahnenkamm is part of the Kitzbuehel ski resort and hosts the annual World Cup alpine ski races, the Hahnenkammrennen since 1931. The most famous slope on the Hahnenkamm is the classic downhill course, the “Streif” (stripe), which is regarded as the most demanding race course on the World Cup circuit.

Jumps up to 80m, steep slopes up to 85% gradient, speeds up to 140 km/hr, 860 meters height difference from the starting gate (1665m) to the finish (805m). A total length of 3312 metres at more than average speed of 103 km / h.

Pictures: Thilo Brunner

Walking in a Winter Wonderland!

The “Wilder Kaiser” region in Tyrol offers 113 kilometres of winter walking paths! Walk along glistening fields of snow through some of the Tyrol’s most beautiful countryside. For example up to the Wochenbrunneralm at 1,080 metres. The reward is a refreshing break with a stunning view down into the valley.

A winter hike region is the perfect way to recharge the batteries in the crisp winter air.


New Year’s Fireworks in Ellmau

Every 1st of January Ellmau celebrates the New Year in a very special way.

With music by the local brass band the ski instructors show their skills during a short ski show. Afterwards you can enjoy the fireworks to classic sounds.