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The atmosphere is electric when 13,000 spectators pack the open-air arena. There is a lovely restaurant at the top with panoramic views

Innsbruck, Austria: a city break with a ski holiday attached

by csenor

Destination: Innsbruck

I've always seen Innsbruck as a stress-free airport from which to access my favourite Austrian ski resorts only an hour away. However, it is more than that: a historic city with nine ski areas nearby

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A resort suited to confident skiers and snowboarders equal to anywhere in the world

St Anton, Austria: pure Alpine adrenaline

by csenor

Destination: St. Anton am Arlberg

This Austrian ski resort offers extreme terrain for powderhounds and extreme après-ski for those with the energy to sample its non-stop nightlife. Here's my guide to the resort and mountains

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Not everyone can pull off the pros' tricks at Vans Penken Snowpark

Mayrhofen, Austria: freestyle mecca and home of Snowbombing

by csenor

Destination: Mayrhofen

Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tyrol has evolved into more than just an ideal family ski resort. It is Austria's capital of freestyle snowboarding – and, every April, becomes the Glastonbury of the Alps

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Ischgl at night is the skiing party capital of the world

Is Ischgl now the best ski resort in Austria?

by csenor

Destination: Ischgl

Ischgl has often been overlooked and underestimated by the British, yet it has superb skiing and world-class après ski. Now many consider it to have overtaken St Anton as Austria’s top winter resort

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Zurs - Above the treeline has some of the most snow-sure terrain in Austria

Lech-Zürs, Austria: the world's most exclusive ski resort

by csenor

Destination: Lech

Lech-Zürs in Austria is Europe's most beautiful village (or, strictly, two villages), attracting the world's beautiful people with its five-star hotels, perfectly-groomed slopes and epic snowfall

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The Hahnenkamm: the world's most thrilling and dangerous downhill race takes place down red 21 'Streif' in Kitzbühel every january

Super-cool Kitzbühel: one of Austria's star ski resorts

by csenor

Destination: Kitzbuhel

Low in altitude but high on thrills, the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel is as pretty as they come - and it's buzzing every January when its slopes play host to the world's most famous downhill race

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