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Kitzbuhel Horn

Mountain Delights in Kitzbuhel, Austria

Rupert Parker explores the Tyrolean peaks around the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel.

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Dish created by chef Vitus Winkler at his restaurant in the Verwohnhotel Sonnhof at St Veit im Pongau Austria

Alpine Cuisine in Austria’s Salzburgerland

Join Stuart Forster as he manages to eat his way around Austria‘s beautiful Salzburgerland region.

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Fast carving above Hochgurgl

Ski With The Weekend Warriors In Obergurgl

If you’re reading this then the chances are you’re a ski junkie. I had my first taste in Kitzbühel at the ripe old age of thirty-nine and I’ve been hooked ever since.

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2 Adam Attew finishing his oil painting ‘Last Light on the Kirchenkogel’ 2760m up at Obergurgl in the Austrian Tirol

The Mountain Art Of Adam Attew, Austria

Artists sometimes suffer for their art. J M W Turner famously tied himself to a ship’s mast in a storm to capture the full force of nature.

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galtur view

Galtur. Skiing In The Footsteps Of Giants

.Skiing hones the senses. Biting cold on exposed flesh; shadows thrown by late-afternoon winter sun; snowflakes swirling like shoals of silverfish; the profound silence after a fall of powder. The exquisite clarity of a newly-discovered vista.

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Posing by Ischgl sign. Pic Michael Cranmer

Ischgl. Skiing On the Border

Ischgl is acknowledged as one of Austria’s top ski destinations, the village is at an altitude of 1377 metres in the Paznaun Region of the Tirol and is in the Silvretta Mountains.

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