He’s a hotelier and farmer, and pursues both careers with the same resounding success. Trisanna meets the Galtür legend that is Thomas Hüber.
The hut lies at a height of 2 151m above the Muttenalpe. The view from here is superb, and if you’re very hot after the steep climb up from Mathon, you can cool off in the little pool. There’s a particular culinary attraction this summer: the Kaiserschmarren (Austrian fluffy pancakes) created for the Friedrichshafener Hut by award-winning chef Heinz Winkler.
She likes sport and music, plays the clarinet and gets pizza from Pizzeria La Candela in Ischgl when she gets the chance. When she grows up, she’d like to be a riding instructor. Trisanna meets schoolgirl Luisa Laimböck in Ischgl.
This hut is on Swiss land. At a height of 2 264m, it has a long story to tell. Since this summer, there’s one more chapter to add: Michelin three-star chef Harald Wohlfahrt has paid the Heidelberger Hut a visit – and left a wonderful dish behind.
He worked in construction until he changed jobs to become a nurse. After ten years in accident and emergency, he became a plaster room nurse in the Zams outpatients department. Trisanna meets Serafin Siegele, the man who’s sorted out many a broken bone.
At a height of almost 2 000m, the attractive newly-built Almstüberl can be reached on a one-hour hike from the Dias mountain station – and as well as its own hut dishes, it has a very special creation by the award-winning British chef Michael Wignall on its menu.
If you think the hardest part of mountain biking is over when you’ve made it to the top, you’re mistaken. And you really should read these tips right now, before you set off on your bike into the mountains.
As it’s not as hot in the mountains as on the flat, the power of the sun is often underestimated. Seven numbers to help you to enjoy the sun’s rays as much as possible.
He likes maths, gym and jam buns with vanilla sauce, and he wants to be a lawyer one day. Trisanna meets one Kappl’s next generation, school boy Clemens Walser.
The Top of the Mountain Biker Summit in Paznaun continues until Sunday. One of the highlights each year is riding down the Silvretta High Alpine road. And it’s not only bikers who love it.
When one motorbike comes round the corner, there’s almost always another one following close behind. And then at least one more. Bikers love to ride in a group. Why is that?
He is calm and cool-headed, never loud. And he pulls the strings moving tourism in Paznaun into the future: Dietmar Walser, managing director of the Paznaun-Ischgl TVB tourism association.
In recent years runners have discovered the mountains. Trail running is the in sport of the moment. But why? Five essential facts about the Silvretta Run.
The sun is a great companion throughout the summer in the mountains. We get up very early to watch it rising, and we enjoy the sunset over the mountain ridges. Trisanna’s music editor has put together a playlist which translates all the many aspects of sunshine in the mountains into real music.
The tenth edition of the Culinary Way of St James starts this weekend. The idea behind this unique event is well known by now: award-winning chefs from across Europe create dishes which are served throughout the whole summer in five mountain huts. Trisanna presents the chefs, their dishes and the mountain huts.
He’s been Ischgl’s mayor since 2010 and thinks the “Relax if you can” advertising slogan is a very appropriate description of this Alpine hotspot. Trisanna meets Werner Kurz, teacher and lover of winter.
He’s been mayor for a good 14 years, but addresses all of Kappl with the familiar “du” because he wants to be “on equal terms” with everyone he meets. Trisanna meets Helmut Ladner, for whom Kappl is “home and the centre of my life.”
As sooner as it becomes warmer, the snow melts and the water flows down into the valley. The rushing of the streams is often impressive – but the great run-off can have far-reaching consequences.
He’s the man who knows everyone in Ischgl, and is aware of all their strengths and weaknesses. The winters are intense, and in the summer he serves the whole of Pazanun along with the other community doctors. Trisanna meets the community doctor, Dr. Andreas Walser.