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Snow Polo World Cup comes to Kitzbuhel

Heralded as the world's largest polo tournament on snow, January 2015 will see Kitzbuehel once again play host to the 13th annual Valartis Bank Snow Polo World Cup.
 
Played from the 15th to the 18th of January next year, the action-packed, elegant equestrian event will take place on the outskirts of the town and will provide an exciting addition to visitors of the charming resort.

More Highlights of Austria’s Famous Arlberg Ski Area.

 

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

 

Highlights of the Arlberg ski area

 

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.

 

The stats

84 lifts

283km of pistes

1075-2650m altitude

40% Blue runs

48% Red runs

12% Black runs

Luxury Chalets in St Anton

 

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.

Ultimate Luxury

The Austrian Apres Face Off: St. Anton vs Ischgl

 
For as long as I have been skiing, Austria has been well known as the home to barn stomping, ski boot grooving après ski. The sort of après ski that it famous across the world. Right at the heart of this reputation for wildness that Austria has gained through the years are the mammoth party resorts of St Anton and Ischgl.

Ladies First in St Anton this January

Girls! Get yourself over to Anton this winter and you'll be inundated with goodies galore in the Austrian resort.

What’s on in St. Anton: The 2014/2015 Winter Season Calendar

 
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only events in St. Anton’s winter season calendar are those relating to the notorious après-ski of the MooserWirt. However, there’s a whole host of events happening in St. Anton this 2014/2015 season with not so much as a Jagerbomb in sight.

World Snow Day 2015

 
On the 18th of January next year, all over the world people will be gathering in the snow to explore, enjoy and experience; it’s World Snow Day and it’s coming to St Anton.
 
World Snow Day is the second phase of the ‘Bring Children to the Snow’ campaign and has been

Legendary MooserWirt Bar Opens St. Anton Ski Season

 
It’s the moment every snow-loving beer-swilling, Jagermeister fan has been waiting for: the self-proclaimed “baddest” après-ski bar in the world swings opens its doors to the new winter season on 4th December 2014.
 
The MooserWirt in St. Anton has become the epitome of Austrian après-ski action. Notorious for its table-top dancing and banging Europop tunes, the MooserWirt is an iconic part of the St. Anton experience.

Sniggering in the Snow. Altitude Festival hits Mayrhofen in 2015

 

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.