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Kaunertal Opening 2014 is ON!

Only a few days to go till the KOT14 goes down! The final phase for last preparations for the 29th Kaunertal Opening has begun and so there are some news to be announced.

Though the weather doesn’t play into our hands as we hoped it will, the opening will be taking place as planed. Due to weather conditions the lifts will be limited to a special snowpark setup. This leads to fantastic packages for lift passes including the toll fare witch are available for 10 € per day for all three opening days.

Everyone who is looking forward to test the freshest gear of the upcoming season will find what he or she is looking for at the Mega Testival. The Testival provides is a wide variety of the latest skiing and snowboard equipment witch can be discovered and tested in a relaxed atmosphere at the Blue Tomato Testival including Chillout Area, DJ Sound and Living Room Snowboard Museum. Unbelievable 74 brands offer their latest products for testing free of charge.

The guys from Split Hike Ride are also going to be part of the Testival village. Their splitboard workshop powered by Kornland pro Sports explains splitboard techniques and the latest splitboard products to the participants. And of course there will not only be theoretical. Right after you have the chance to start the first tour of the year on the glacier guided by professional guides.

The perfect ending of a day on the glacier will be the After Ride BBQ Session with Skate Mini Ramp, free BBQ and drinks, DJ Sound and Slacklining. This session it is taking place on a new secret location. So bring your skateboard and watch out for signs. Then you shall be well prepared for the KTO Music Festival Tent with a huge line up of the hottest movie premiers. Pirate Movie Production, Freeski-Crew, Postland Theory and the girls of Shades of Winter 2 let the hearts of all skiers and snowboarders beat a little faster.

The way to the glacier has never been easier than this year. In cooperation with VVT SmartRide there will be a free bus shuttle on all 3 opening days. So park your car, board and relax. Everyone who has not time for the whole weekend can have a perfect-planed opening day with Rietzler Reisen from Innsbruck. The bus starts at 7.30 in the morning from Innsbruck and returns after a massive party night with acts like Mr. Dero & Klumzy Tung and local heroes like Jo!Sepp – Chrisfader – Testa and the Wax Wreckaz at 01.00 o’clock in the morning.


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