From the Greitspitze, the highest point in the ski area, down to Ischgl, it’s 11 kilometres. That already sounds impressive. But it gets even more impressive when you compare the number with other things which are 11 kilometres long.
Had enough of skiing? Then why not have a go at tobogganing? We’ve got four tips on making it safe for children and still having fun.
For another three days, Ischgl will still be the capital of Bavaria (then their Bamps* have to go back to Schui**). Which means it’s definitely the right time to explain at least a couple of those strange words they keep using. So that we can understand each other properly, and the Grattla*** will come back again. We’re not Zipflklatscher**** after all.
Today is Shrove Tuesday. Today’s the day when the whole world does fancy dress. And once again, Ischgl is ahead of its time. Because people get dressed up here the whole season long. Why? We don’t really know. But we’ve taken supporting photos of the Ischgl Alpine zoo this year just for good measure. Leilei, hurrah, or something along those lines!
At this time of year, Ischgl’s either in Bavaria or it’s a suburb of Hamburg – both these German states have winter holidays right now. To make sure we really understand each other, we explain what the Germans mean when they use those funny words. Today, Part 1: Hamburg.
Another ear worm from the HerrH concert in Kappl? If you didn’t manage to make there it after all, your next opportunity to enjoy children’s music in Paznaun is today! Frank und seine Freunde will be providing the party atmosphere in Galtür from 3pm today. And for the time before the concert, Trisanna’s music editor has put together a playlist of the best children’s songs.
At the Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld, the team competition is happening on the long hill today. The ski jumping takes place on the Berg Isel in Innsbruck. We think that the competition could easily have been held on the Idalp, too. After all, great jumping goes on in the fun park there – every single day.
The Austrian dialect is sometimes not that easy to understand. For non-Austrians, of course, but also for Austrians themselves. Trisanna explains five expressions which you really need to know – and which you mostly only hear on the mountain.
Skiing is a competitive battle, there’s no denying it. It should be fun, but all the same, you always have at least one eye on other people. The positions they’re skiing in, if they’re just as fast as you, and what are they wearing? Trisanna knows when you’re with the cool guys and when, sadly, you’re not.
For many visitors, Sunday is traditionally the start of the skiing week. Based on the first letter of your name, Trisanna can tell what your first day will be like.
Whether you’re skiing with friends or with the family, souvenir photos are always important. Here’s a couple of quick tips to make your group photos really perfect.
They’re our best friends, so we really don’t like leaving them at home. But winter holidays with a dog are not so easy. At least not when you want both humans and animals to have a good time. We’ve put together 5 tips for you.
The “snow plough” has long since done its time – these days, children learn the “pizza wedge”. Our expert, Christian Pöll from the Silvretta Galtür Ski School, tells us what else goes on on the baby slopes, where children learn to ski.
They’re spectacular and spellbinding – the ski school demo shows are often breath-taking. A regular feature in the programme is the torch relay. But isn’t it easy to get burnt? We asked all about it.
There are some days when you’re walking through the town and you think: hey, this isn’t Ischgl, this is a zoo! That’s because of all the fluffy animal hats. They don’t just look fun, they keep your head warm, too. Trisanna wanted to know which animal is most in demand this year.
This is where we take a look at the big moral questions in the daily life of a skier. Such as: if someone has pinched my ski poles from the ski storage cellar, can I just take some other poles out of there?
239 kilometres of perfectly-prepared slopes wait to be skied on in Ischgl. We think that’s quite a lot – and we’ve had a look at what 239 kilometres might also mean elsewhere.
An occasional series discussing the big questions of skiing – questions with only yes or no answers. Today: is it cool to have music blasting out of your backpack?
January’s always a bit grey – in the city, anyway. In Paznaun, it’s different. That’s what Instagram says.
A neutral, white ski outfit is a thing of real beauty. But what about when it’s foggy and snowing? Right, that’s when your outfit really has to pop on the slopes! Trisanna has been on the lookout for real fashion pros.