Winter Fun at Stubai Glacier

February 23, 2010 by  
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Located in the Innsbruck region, Tyrol, Austria, is home to the biggest ski and snowboarding quarter of this area, namely Stubai Glacier. Here, winter sport enthusiasts from across Europe, find picturesque and favorable skiing conditions almost all year round. It is no wonder that Stubai Glacier is amongst the most popular skiing destinations in the world, and is also able to accommodate large groups and family members of all ages. For the ideal skiing vacation, look no further than Stubai Glacier.

With more than 150 kilometers of skiing and snowboarding wonder waiting for the adventurous traveler, Stubai Glacier caters for first time skiers as well as experts. Most of the terrain is adequate for beginner and intermediate skiers, while a small but distinguished part of Stubai Glacier is enjoyed by skilled athletes. The pistes and terrain varies from between 1,750 to approximately 3,210 meters above sea level, but has an established transportation system consisting of chairs, cable ways and ski lifts to assist skiers. There is not much cover on the slopes, so visitors to Stubai Glacier are advised to dress accordingly as temperatures can get very cold. For guaranteed snow, skiers can travel to Stubai Glacier between the months of October to June, however, contacting the resort ahead of time is recommended.

To ensure that visitors remain entertained at Stubai Glacier, there is a wide variety of activities to enjoy. Skiers can explore the slopes while cross country skiing, take on a winter hiking expedition or have some fun at the Glacierpark Stubai Zoo, which is filled with boxes, kickerlines and rails. Other activities include speed tests, comfort centre, ice climbing tower and a downhill run for families and senior family members. Children and teenagers will also be able to engage in exciting activities including ski instruction, kindergarden, ski camp, children’s restaurant and guided skiing excursions. Activities involving children are supervised at all times.

Exotic flavors and tasty dishes can be found in the restaurants at Stubai Glacier that are located on different sites and each offer a unique menu. Skiing enthusiasts will be able to hire, or purchase, gear and equipment at the onsite stores, so there is no excuse not to enjoy the beauty of Stubai Glacier.