Glaciers in Tyrol - winter sport centres


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Kaunertal glacier is known as the youngest glacier, because it was open to public in 80's. Nowadays, it is very popular winter sport resort with skiers and snowboarders. It is a unique place in Alps with marvellous wild nature. Vast slopes covered with snow provide perfect conditions for winter activities. The Kaunertal glacier is stretching from 1273 to 3108 m a.s.l. Numerous pistes lead to the highest peaks towering on 3000 m a.s.l. Fantastic views over the Alps ranges in 3 countries can be admired from an observation deck. The area of the glacier is adapted to disabled people's needs. A snowpark works after winter season.
The highest glacier of Tyrol is Pitztal which is 3440 m high. There can be also found the highest-situated cafe in Austria – Cafe 3440. From the glass observation tarrace, the scenic views can be admired. The area of the glacier is huge – a lenght of 37km and 84 ha.
Solden – the another glacier located on a high 1350 – 3340 m a.s.l. offers professional slopes, winter sport facilities and weather conditions as well as full-equipped interesting modern buildings. More than 150 km of ski runs, 34 ski-lifts, 2 ski resorts, 3 big observation decks called 'Big3', funpark are provided in this area.
The most family-friendly glacier is Stubai (1000-3210 m a.s.l.) which covers the biggest ski region. Special ski runs - BIG Family Finslope attracts many young skiers. There are numerous ramps, obstacles and jumps. The steepest slope is Dounhill slope, perfect place for those people who look for a big dose of adrenaline.
Hintertux glacier is an only one all-year ski resort in Austria. This region offers 86 km of slopes: 23 km easy, 47 km medium, 16 km difficult; 21 modern ski-lifts and cables; 100% snow guarantee, free ski buses; restaurants, resorts, dki rentals, ski schools; 68 km of hiking trails, 28 km cross-country trails as well as ski courses and Snowpark in the summer.

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