Sunday, November 30, 2008

Blue Skies and Snow!

Off to the Airport to collect our staff for the winter season!
Road to Dienten from Hinterthal

Hochkonig View!

Friday, November 28, 2008

Christmas Markets in Salzburg

Just to get into the Christmas spirit, we spent a day in Salzburg to see the Christmas Markets.
Usually from Novemner 20th - December 26th

Main street in the old town

Traditional Market Stalls

Beautiful Old Buildings

Hand Made Gifts

Don't Ask! Mozart's Balls!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

First Tracks of the Season!

Well it had to be done, 1m fresh powder, big skis and skins at the ready!
The annual pilgrimage up the Hochmais for the seasons first tracks!

View to Hinterthal from half Way

View looking backwards

Orange Skis Shot - same place one year on :)

Carl's Tracks

More snow!

Well that's it, following even more snow last night, there is enough to start skiing!
The lifts are planned to start opening on the 28th of November (for the locals). And the whole resort will be open on the 6th of December.
Good old Hinterthal does it again!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Snowy Hinterthal

As if by magic, it's snowing heavily in Hinterthal.
Plus more is forecast over the next few days!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Snow is on it's way!

It's been snowing a little today here in Hinterthal, and more comming at the weekend:
Snow Report for the weekend!

Here is the Hinterthal snow report for the week end! You can check out this page yourself via our webcams page:

If you go to the bottom and find the weather section then click 'snow report' - then select 6 day forecast.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Hinterthal at Dusk

It's freezing out and they are snowmaking on the Aberg!

Saturday, November 15, 2008

It's getting Cold!

We had snow down to 1200m yesterday, we are in cloud right now so I can't take a photo.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Back in Hinterthal!

We left a very rainy England to a beautiful sunny Austria!
The locals are predicting the first snow later this week :)

Quick Trip to UK before the winter starts!

well what do you expect, we had to find some mountains!

and some snow(Sandra)!

where's the mountain hut? I want a beer!(Carl)

View from the summit of helvellyn in the lake district

It was a bit chilly!