Welcome to the second of our 2-part rundown of all that is great and good in the mighty Arlberg ski area. Last week we looked at the area’s impressive stats, modern lift system, varied pistes and phenomenal off piste... This week we’re switching focus to the terrain over on the Lech side, the snow-parks on offer and the vibrant après ski. Without further ado, let’s crack on.
Skiing from St Anton to Lech
The Arlberg ski area sits in western Austria, and is home to two of the country’s finest ski resorts; St Anton and Lech, as well as a few smaller ones including St Christoph, Stuben and Zurs. Widely considered the finest ski area in Austria, the Arlberg boasts gentle beginner terrain all the way up to some of the finest off piste in Europe.
283km of pistes
40% Blue runs
48% Red runs
12% Black runs
Known across the world as a highlight on the European après ski map, the Austrian resort of St Anton is also home to some of the country’s very finest luxury chalets. From terrace hot tubs under the stars to sumptuous fireside sofas you’ll never want to leave, St Anton is a must-do destination for discerning skiers on the lookout for something new.
Girls! Get yourself over to Anton this winter and you'll be inundated with goodies galore in the Austrian resort.
Love the snow? Love to laugh? Then get yourself over to Austria next March and prepare for a flipping funny five days atop the mountains!
Billed as the "funniest show on snow", Altitude Comedy Festival began back in 2008 and has been running successfully ever since. The creative lovechild of Andrew Maxwell and Marcus Brigstocke, the week long festival was first held in Meribel, France, and since has delivered comedy gold from some of the world's top comedians, inlcuding the likes of Jimmy Carr, Eddie Izzard, Phill Jupitus and Frankie Boyle.