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Snow Park Obergurgl opens its doors tomorrow!

Rider: Max Zebe Photo: Patrick Steiner
quattro Snow Park Obergurgl – diamonds are a rider’s best friends Winter is drawing close and the first snow has a lock on Tyrol’s peaks. While others are still mourning after summer, real freestylers are already shuffling their feet with a longing look in their eyes. For those who are dying to set foot on the mountains again, we have some good news: The ski resort Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has already opened its doors to dedicated riders on 13. November 2014. And there’s more: The quattro Snow Park Obergurgl has been brightly polished and will be ready to present you some new features and events shortly.

While other ski lifts are standing still, the season at the snow-spoilt winter sports resort Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has already started. Located in the Ötztal valley at the main Alpine ridge, it is surrounded by a breath-taking mountain panorama. From November to May, the Diamond of the Alps offers a lot of fresh powder, sunny weather and a wide-ranging offer: Freeride, freestyle, 110 kilometres of broad slopes where snow is guaranteed, and 24 ski lifts taking care of a swift transportation – that doesn’t leave much to be desired. But the best thing is yet to come: The quattro Snow Park Obergurgl starts into a new season 2014/15 after last year’s successful premiere.

Photo: Patrick Steiner

Located next to the ski lift „Bruggenbodenlift“ at 2120m above sea level, the park offers a varied range of opportunities. Challenging lines lead through a forested area, offering a lot of space for creative park design. A total of 17 obstacles will be available at the quattro Snow Park Obergurgl. Let’s start in the Beginner Area for a short warm-up: a 6m rainbow butter-box, two 6m up/down butter-boxes and a 4m dance floor butter-box. You can try your first jumps on two 3m kickers and one 4m jump. If you want to get started immediately, the Medium Area will be the right choice. Several features are waiting to get extensively tested by motivated snowboarders: A lollipop jib, a 4m flat box, a 4m bench jib and, last but not least, a 4m tank jib. Fancy some airtime? No problem, you can enhance your skills on two kickers with 6-7m tables. You can look up the complete setup anytime at the park website.

Rider: Lorenz Vyslochil Photo: Patrick Steiner

As you can see, it doesn’t come as a surprise that there is going to happen a lot of stuff this season. Get close to the action, when the girls day goes down at the quattro Snow Park Obergurgl. In addition, for all the shooting stars out there we have two public shootings where you can show off your best tricks and cream off cool goodies.

You can find all news and info about the park on www.snowpark-obergurgl.com and on the Facebook page. Also, get in the mood for the next season by browsing through some pictures in the galleries.
Photo: Felix Pirker

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