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Resort Profile: Zell am See - Schmitten

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 15:13
The attractive lakeside town of Zell am See has a different feel to it than most Austrian ski destinations. Perhaps because of its size or its water front location, this is not the normal mountain village made up of a few dozen giant wooden chalets.
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Resort Profile: Bad Gastein

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 13:37
Bad Gastein is a historic and grand spa resort that is located in one of the largest ski areas in Austria. Situated in the Gastein ski area Bad Gastein has sophisticated après options and it also has some pretty banging skiing to be had.
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Resort Profile: Hintertux

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
The Hintertux Glacier is one of Europe’s largest all-year-round skiing locations and is the only one in Austria. The glacier offers you skiing and snowboarding at over 3000m and is located at the end of the Ziller Valley. Even though the glacier offers you skiing all year round, it is not uncommon for the lower half of the mountain to be snow free when the rest of Austria has plenty.
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Resort Profile: Ischgl

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 14:22
Ischgl is a large but traditional Tyrolean village below one of Austria's greatest and highest ski areas, crossing the border to be linked with Samnaun since 1978, making a unique Austro-Swiss ski area. Considering its status today as one of the best and largest ski areas in the Tyrol, Ischgl has been something of a late developer.
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Resort Profile: Mayrhofen

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 11:36
Mayrhofen is one of Austria's top resorts and the third largest community in the Tyrol, but it has managed to retain the ambience and architectural integrity of a traditional Tyrolean village. The skiing takes place on two separate mountains, the larger of which is reached by the impressive Penken cable car. The local ski area is extensive, but the Super Zillertal pass increases the maximum to more than 500km.
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Resort Profile: Obergurgl - Hochgurgl

By adamrowden, Mon 12th Nov, 2012 at 14:47
The ski areas of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl are linked and make for a great ski resort. In fact, the ‘ski-hamlet’ of Hochgurgl is the highest ski resort in Austria and the amazing ski area of Obergurgl - Hochgurgl is one of, if not the, most snow sure ski resorts in Europe.
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Resort Profile: Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang

By adamrowden, Wed 5th Dec, 2012 at 16:03
The Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang is a winter sports area that is situated in the Austrian state of Salzburg. It stretches across both sides of the valley over the mountains of the Glemmtal.
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Resort Profile: Sölden

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Sölden is an Austrian ski resort that is located just an hour from Innsbruck. It is a brilliant resort for intermediate skiers and snowboarders, however, it is also popular for beginners. The more advanced riders out there can still have a great time as, if the weather is right, then you can come across vast untracked powdery vistas.
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Resort Profile: St Johann in Tirol

By adamrowden, Thu 6th Dec, 2012 at 09:00
Popular and picturesque resort and bustling market town with lots to do for non-skiers and skiers alike. Located between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Wilder Kaiser Mountains with a web of well prepared trails separated by acres of powder snow.
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Resort Profile: Westendorf

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Westendorf is a picturesque ski village in Austria that is one of the most wonderful locations for a family ski holiday. This is mainly thanks to its gentle nursery slopes and its small quaint size.
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