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31 October, 2023


Dom Winter - How we can protect our winters

Season 11 of the Outside & Active Podcast wraps up with Protect Our Winter's Head of Programmes, Dom Winter. In this episode Dom will provide clear ways that you, someone passionate about the outdoors, can be most effective in stopping climate change.

Dom Winter

This week on the Outside & Active Podcast Dom welcomes Dom Winter

Dom Winter is representing the outdoor sport climate action charity, Protect Our Winters (POW) UK. With a background in sustainability and being a keen snowboarder, Dom will provide clear ways that you, someone passionate about snowsports, can be most effective in stopping climate change.

In his role as Head of Programmes, Dom leads on policy, develops and runs climate education. Including Carbon Literacy Training, guides business action & plays a key role in developing POW UK’s campaigns.

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Innsbruck – it’s great to be outdoors!

Pure joie de vivre, for an unforgettable holiday in Austria: Between culture and nature, high peaks and low valleys, traditions and trends – no other region combines extreme contrasts with as much charm as Innsbruck.

Here you can travel from the heart of the Tyrolean capital up to the high peaks of the Nordkette mountain range in just 20 minutes, where you can experience this alpine jewel up close and marvel at the vibrant hustle and bustle of the city from above. Or discover alpine-urban style of the Austrian city with little jumps through time from modern architecture to historical buildings.

The city's special old town flair and famous sights are only a breath away from your next ski area or winter hiking experience. An abundance of contrasts in a very small area... Where else can you experience your own personal definition of freedom, from leisurely to demanding, in just one place?

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Gurgl - Top Quality Skiing in Upper Ötztal.

The Diamond of the Alps shines particularly brightly among Austria's top ski resorts. The combination of premium ski area, upscale hotels and gastronomy as well as top-class events makes it a true insider’s tip for discerning connoisseurs.

At altitudes between 1800 and 3080 meters with absolute snow guarantee, 112 perfectly groomed kilometers of pistes and 25 lifts can be explored - without any waiting times but with picture-perfect panoramas at every turn. Gurgl will start the season as one of the first winter ski areas in the Alps on 17 November 2022.
All skill levels feel at home on the sunny ski slopes above the timberline. Six feeder mountain lifts in Obergurgl and Hochgurgl take skiers quickly and effortlessly up to the ski area.

With a noticeable effect on comfort and freedom for all winter sports enthusiasts.

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Arlberg - Discover the alpine wonderland

Nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps, the Arlberg region lures adventurers with its breathtaking beauty and exciting outdoor activities. Known as the "cradle of alpine skiing", the Arlberg offers one of the fifth largest ski areas in the world. The resorts of St. Anton, Lech-Zürs and Stuben thus provide an area with pristine deep-snow runs and slopes for all skill levels

Enjoy exquisite Austrian cuisine in rustic mountain huts and the warm hospitality of the locals as you relax after a day on the slopes. The Arlberg is a year-round destination, and in winter it transforms into a snow paradise. Whether you are an avid skier or snowboarder, the powdery slopes of the Arlberg will thrill you.
With its charming Alpine villages and breathtaking mountain panorama, the Arlberg is more than just a destination; it is an experience that combines adrenaline and relaxation in equal measure.

Are you ready to experience the magic of the Arlberg for yourself? Plan your visit today and create memories that will last a lifetime!
Book your Arlberg adventure now and be enchanted by the beauty of the Austrian Alps.

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Ischgl - a paradise for winter sports athletes – and music lovers!

It’s no secret that Ischgl is the go-to destination for winter sports enthusiasts. With guaranteed snow from late November to early May and perfectly groomed slopes, the world-famous ski resort is popular with skiers and snowboarders from all over the world. Plus, the winter sports hotspot in the Paznaun valley boasts excellent conditions for lots of great off-piste activities, ranging from winter hiking to cross-country skiing and tobogganing. Or how about a laid-back day by the pool at Ischgl’s new Silvretta Therme? To end your day in style, Ischgl features a huge number of excellent restaurants, including many award-winning fine-dining spots.

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Ski Juwel - Picture-perfect holidays in the heart of Tyrol

At Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau 113 kilometres of varied slopes, 45 lifts, 25 cosy huts and many attractions on the pistes promise a one-of-a-kind skiing holiday. Enjoy your turns on long and wide slopes as well as on more challenging runs. Remember to take a break to take in the magnificent views over the valleys, too. Little skiers especially love skiing down children’s slopes that turn a day of skiing into an exciting experience. Those who can't get enough of skiing during the day have the opportunity to strap on their skis under the night sky – an extraordinary experience you definitely need to try out.

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Experience Zillertal - Deeply snow-covered slopes against a backdrop of high alpine panoramas, creative culinary delights rooted in tradition, and an almost limitless array of offerings beyond the slopes define the picturesque Zillertal Valley, promising an unforgettable winter vacation.

Zillertal stands as one of the premier winter sports destinations in the Alps. Spanning a total of 544 kilometers of slopes, the Zillertal offers pure snow enjoyment. Whether on splendid family trails or long, sporty valley descents, Away from the slopes, amidst stunning nature, hikes, cross-country skiing experiences, or toboggan rides provide ample variety.

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