Wednesday, December 29, 2010

It Snowing!

Yes big flakes of white stuff :)

Friday, December 24, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Ski Mountaineering in Hinterthal!

Perfect Weather!

Friday, December 17, 2010

More Powder Skiing!

View from the Steinbock Alm

New Hintermoos Lift

Our two tracks, perfect powder!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Christmas Markets in Salzburg

Spent the day in Salzburg getting some Christmas Spirit!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Huge Dump of Snow in Hinterthal!

So we had to go powder skiing!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Ski Lifts Open for 2010/11

Yes, the first day of the season and we had to go skiing! There was even some fresh powder!
 The Skiers!

Empty Slopes!

 View from the new Steinbock Alm & Lunch!

Grand Opening at the New Steinbock Alm!

They fired up the new Hinterthal lift for the first time at take all of the guest up to the new Steinbock Alm for the opening party! (At Night!)


Steinbock Alm

 What a sight!

Congratulations to Tom, Laura and Tanja for making what can only be described as the most beautiful mountain hut ever!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Austrian Night!

Sort of cook your own meat on a jet engine!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Snowmaking in Hinterthal

With the lifts opening at the weekend they are snow making like mad to add to the existing base!

Friday, November 19, 2010

New Snow!

The new lift in Hinterthal is now working and being tested!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Sting in Vienna!

We had a fabulous weekend in Vienna! We saw Sting play with the London Philharmonic Orchestra!

The man himself - Performed Perfectly!

The fan Club!
Great Shopping and food!
Blue Skies!

Stienbock Alm

Almost Finished!

New Restaurant at the top of the new lift in Hinterthal :)

Thursday, October 28, 2010

First Tracks in Hinterthal

Yes, some crazy local hiked the Hochmais in Hinterthal yesterday and laid down the first tracks of the season!

 The Hochmais!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

and a little more Snow

 Blue Skies!

Sunrise in Hinterthal

Friday, October 22, 2010

2nd Snow in Hinterthal

Then this morning it was blue!

The Hochmais and the new lift!

Looks like you could almost ski!!!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

First Snow in Hinterthal!

We woke up this morning to White!

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Hochkonig Expedition!

The group in the Rain

The snow line!

The Matrass Haus appears through the mist - thank god!

Our bed for the night
 The Matrass Haus in the morning
 The view from the top!
 The start of the long way down (5 hours to go :)

Via Ferratta near the top

 The path behind us to the top

 The camera man!

A narrow bit!

The sun came out for 30 seconds!

Still 3 hours to go!

Rock formations left by the old glacier

The summit Party

The Mitterfeld Alm - down for lunch :)

Nearly down - it's a different world!

Thanks to Jeremy for organising this awesome expedition and Stefan the guide for keeping us safe!
If you need a mountain guide email Stefan Sommer:

Summer Snow in Hinterthal!

We had a little surprise this morning!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

New Lifts Coming Along!

The new link from Hintermoos to Hinterthal is well on it's way. This week they knocked down the little house next to the lift to make room for the new base station:


In Hinterthal the old base station has gone and the new one is coming along:


Tom from the Steinbock is also building a huge new  restaurant at the top of the Hochmais!