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Stories about activities, people, events and much more.

Stories and experiences told by people, for the benefit and interest of others, because who knows the region better than those who are actually there?

We hope you enjoy reading the blogs from Mayrhofen-Hippach.

Pre-Ski Workout: Fit for the piste

What do you need for the perfect ski holiday? A first-class ski area, the necessary equipment and good ski buddies. However, all of this will be for...

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My first time - RISE&FALL

No, I certainly won’t be part of the starting field – anyone who knows me will be laughing hard at the mere suggestion of this! However, some friends...

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RISE&FALL: One of the best sporting events in the Ziller Valley

Spectators who know how to party; athletes to conquer the course; and the incredible landscapes of the Ziller Valley where this event takes place:...

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Skiing in Autumn: Good times on the pistes of the Hintertux Glacier

Snow sports 365 days a year – in Austria, this is only possible in one location. Be it spring, summer, autumn or winter, the pistes of the Hintertux...

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News at RISE&FALL 2018!

New at RISE&FALL 2018: The Outdoor Guiding days take place in Mayrhofen from 14th to 16th December 2018.

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Snowbombing in Mayrhofen

The music festival to rival all music festivals will once again rock Mayrhofen from the 8th to the 13th April 2019.

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Indulgence with a view at Mayrhofen’s ski huts

Mayrhofen’s ski area has plenty of ski huts. Blending into the beautiful landscape and with amazing views, the quality of these huts is just getting...

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Aprés-Ski with Kids: hot chocolate and cake with an extra portion of fun

Now be honest: who hasn’t rounded off their day on the mountain with a bit of après-ski before? Exactly! Then it’s no wonder that our children also...

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Harakiri Piste: A tall order in Mayrhofen

Grooming with the Piste Bashers

Every skier who has conquered the Harakiri is proud to call themselves “a survivor”. But what about those people...

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What we love about Mayrhofen

Many of our visitors return to Mayrhofen year after year, but what is it that they like best about the resort? Do they have a favourite piste? How...

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The Ziller Valley’s First!

Manny Anker is a pioneer. Eight years ago, the passionate ski instructor and guide from Mayrhofen was the first in the Ziller Valley to launch a...

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To see and be seen

Skiing is fashionable. Stylish clothing is important but, in addition to colour and style, functionality and safety are also important considerations....

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What are you looking forward to?

Winter is coming. In fact, it has already begun in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach. Heavy snow has fallen on the last two weekends and, whilst...

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My Highlights of the Mayrhofen Ski Area

Skiers and snowboarders in the Ziller Valley are spoilt for choice with 508km of perfectly prepared pistes to choose from. So, I’d like to tell you...

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From piste rockers to equipment extraordinaire

Markus Buchberger knows today what tomorrow’s trends will be. The passionate skier is in charge of selling the latest skis and trendy models at the...

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock – Part 2

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 85 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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My First Time: A Ski Holiday with Friends to Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley

Getting up above the clouds, enjoying incredible views, and rediscovering friendships and good times. Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley is the perfect...

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Why I have a ski instructor…

Gesa, of the travel blog Lilies Diary, loves to ski and snowboard. Yet, at the start of every ski season, it takes her a few days to find her feet...

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Penken Park - Insider Tip for Non-Freeskiers?

The Penken Park in Mayrhofen is one of THE most popular parks for skiers and snowboarders in Europe. You’d be hard-pressed to find another park which...

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Cool and easy in the Penken Park

Are words like kicker, obstacles, double cork, x-grab, etc. all just jargon to you? Then get yourself down to the Penken Park and be inspired by the...

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The heroes of the perfectly groomed pistes – the piste managers from the Mayrhofen cable car company

For the ski resort of Mayrhofen-Hippach, offering a 100% snow guarantee is the most natural thing in the world.

 

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This is how mountains should be!

Action, enjoyment and family fun on the Penken and Ahorn in Winter season 2017/18 - this is how mountains should be!

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock - part 1

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 85 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event...

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Enjoying the Action Mount Penken – a report

Action can be found on the Action Mount Penken – that much is clear. But is it also possible to spend an enjoyable day on the Penken? Absolutely!

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Skiing is fun! Children’s ski school in Mayrhofen – a video clip

Sun, snow and skiing. Children love snow and can learn to ski from a very early age...

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A birthday present with a difference - a day skiing together on the Ahorn

The name “Leisure Mount Ahorn” inevitably conjures up an image of a ski area for families, slower skiers and generally laid-back people. And that’s...

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Our first ski day on the Ahorn in Mayrhofen

Winter has finally arrived, and we’re heading up the mountain for our first ski day of the season. We got all of our ski gear ready yesterday, so that...

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