Harald Seidler is 52 years old and the trade law managing director of the SSAG’s restaurant and catering business. Harald actually comes from Styria but has been in Ischgl for over 25 years now. In Trisanna, he ponders on what home means and explains why “Sorry” is often the best answer.
Heike Mayrhofer is 46 and the landlady of the Almstüberl mountain hut in Kappl. For more than half the year, she only sees the valley from above – and directly from the slopes. In conversation with Trsianna, she speaks about how you can develop as a person through your job, and what the mountain means for spiritual wellbeing.
Emil Zangerl, 85, is the face of Paznaun’s smuggling past. For decades he smuggled goods over from Switzerland into the valley. On skis, too, and mostly when it was really dark. He tells Trisanna some of his best stories. Today: the trick with the man in Gföllhaus.
Daniel Tschoder is 45 years old, grew up in Mathon and flies visitors and locals over the mountains of Paznaun with his paraglider. He tells Trisanna how you can become addicted to heights – and what makes his homeland so special. Especially up in the air.
Helmut Lunner is 53, works as an event manager at the Paznaun tourism association in Ischgl, and lives in Galtür. He’s the man responsible for bringing the really big stars to Paznaun. Originally from Carinthia, he explains to Trisanna how you grow into a job, and what makes an event a good event.
Paznaun is an historical region, full of wild stories about clever people, forward-looking deeds, figures of good and evil – and the devil is never very far away. At least not in the legends. Today, a hunter shoots a chamois and has a serious problem as a result.
This is where we take a look at the big moral questions in the daily life of a skier. For example: can I wear joggers to dinner if the hotel specifies “evening wear” but 1) it’s a very nice tracksuit and 2) I wear it at home every evening anyway?
515 expertly-prepared hectares of slopes are waiting to be skied down in Ischgl. That sounds pretty impressive, but how big is that really? We’ve made a few comparisons.
Sabrina Popp is 38, but when you ask her, she says she’s 40 – rounded up. Originally from Germany, she has spent the past 11 winter seasons in Ischgl; in summer, she travels around the world. She tells Trisanna why she lives her life the way she does – and why she’s so attached to Paznaun all the same.
Jürgen Kurz, 50 years old, is the owner of the Ischgler Hof hotel, as well as chairman of the supervisory board at the Silvretta cableway company (Silvrettaseilbahn AG or SSAG). He tells Trisanna what it takes to be good host – and why he has every confidence in the future.
Paznaun is an historical region, full of wild stories about clever people, forward-looking deeds, figures of good and evil – and the devil is usually never very far away. At least not in the legends. Today, a knight from See hunts Christians through Paznaun, and must atone for his sins for eternity.
Dominik Pircher is 37 and has run the ski school in See for the past year and a half. When summer comes to Austria, he flies away to follow the winter. A conversation about being away – and coming back.
Ischgl is special. Not just for holiday-makers, but for the people of Paznaun, too – and everyone who works here. Starting this season, all employees will receive the Ischgl Crew Card with a huge range of leisure time and further education special offers. We spoke to Daniela Wolf and Werner Aloys to find out more.
Michaela Pfeifer is 30 years old and has worked for five years as a freelance graphic designer in Kappl. She tells Trisanna just why this move has made her happy – and why you should just do your own thing.
Emil Zangerl, 85, is the face of Paznaun’s smuggling past. For decades he smuggled goods over from Switzerland into the valley. On skis, too, and mostly when it was really dark. He tells Trisanna some of his best stories. Today: the telltale tights.
Thomas Kleinheinz is 37 years old and responsible for marketing and proposal development at the Silvrettaseilbahn AG cableway company. The best part of his job, however, is soaring to new heights – with his drone. A conversation about nature and goosebumps.
Arthur Hörmer is 45 and runs the local authority security service in Ischgl. Whilst the tourists are enjoying themselves at night, he and his team are making sure that everyone behaves properly. He explains to Trisanna why broad shoulders are a great help, but not the most important part of the job.
Emil Zangerl, 85, is the face of Paznaun’s smuggling past. For decades he smuggled goods from Switzerland into the valley. On skis, too, and mostly when it was very dark. He tells Trisanna some of his best stories. Today: how it all began.
Paznaun is a really bloodthirsty part of the world – at least, Paznaun as it appears in local legends. Even at Christmas. Episode 2: the legend of a gift which almost tore a family apart at Christmas.
Ski instructor and guide Sandro Kleinhans is 26 and comes from Ischgl. Moving away from here was never on the cards for him. Because he’s where he likes to be more than anywhere else – and that also means up in the mountains. A conversation about feeling good – on skis and in the town.