TRISANNA meets up regularly with the people who live in Paznaun. The people who give the landscape its face. And who carry the landscape in their faces. Today: Hannes Parth. Photos by Philipp Horak.
Place of residence
On the board of the Silvretta Seilbahn AG
My favourite place in Paznaun
What’s so special about this place?
It’s a place of power
My favourite expression in the Paznaun dialect?
Pfia (foehn wind)
My favourite meal?
All types of game that I’ve hunted myself
Made by my wife Steffi
Skiing or snowboarding?
Hiking or mountain-climbing?
Best ski run: when, where and why
January 2011, Höllspitz to the Paznaun Taja (descent no. 35),
30 cm of powder snow on a freshly-rolled slope
Favourite Paznaun peak?
Piz Buin on the Silvretta Hauptkamm (3 312 m)
And in the wider world?
Großglockner (3 798 m)
Ascent in November 2016 for my 60th birthday
Three reasons why life in Paznaun is better than anywhere else?
Spectacular nature, high quality of life, likeable people
Describe Paznaun in one word
Describe the Paznauners in one word
What’s a typical Paznaun characteristic?
How has Paznaun changed during your lifetime?
For better or for worse?
More colourful, more varied and more open
Your greatest wish for the future?
Global peace and a good basic environment for future generations.