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St Anton, Austria – a summary – great skiing, fun town

By on March 14, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments

The weather in St Anton, Austria, was terrible….  Snowed all but 1.5 days.  Also very cold.  However, the conditions were great and on the one clear day, we had a blast. As ever, the Apres Ski in St Anton was unbelievable.  The Mooserwirt was outstanding (however, it was so cold that my beer actually frosted over (see […]

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Day 7: St Anton, Austria – exploring the town

By on March 13, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments
Day 7: St Anton, Austria – exploring the town

Last day in St Anton, Austria.  I spent the morning wandering around town before catching the ski coach back to the airport. I spent the morning wandering around the town before catching the ski coach back to the airport. St Anton is a pretty town.  Very quaint. The main street is closed to cars and […]

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Day 6: St Anton, Austria – last day of skiing, and I ache!

By on March 12, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments
Day 6: St Anton, Austria – last day of skiing, and I ache!

Last day of skiing at St Anton, Austria. I only managed to ski to mid-morning, whilst stopping a lot to take pictures, as I ached so much!  Retired to the bar for a few beers. The last few runs of the ski trip were, to say the least, painful.  I took the opportunity to stop […]

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Day 5: St Anton, Austria – Skiing Lech in the sun

By on March 11, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments

Had a trip over to Lech, Austria. The ski pass for St Anton also covers skiing at Lech, which is about 20+ minutes away in a taxi. The cost for the taxi to Lech from St Anton (which can take 6 passengers plus their skis) was around €50 (Euros). Great day skiing at Lech.  Well […]

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Day 4: St Anton, Austria – great skiing and apres ski at Mooserwirt

By on March 10, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments
Day 4: St Anton, Austria – great skiing and apres ski at Mooserwirt

I ache… Finally some sun in St Anton.  However, it is still very very cold…. Nice to see the sun.  We managed to get out at a reasonable time have a fairly good day. The weather is still unbelievably cold, but with the sunshine at least I got to take some photos. To be out […]

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Day 3: St Anton, Austria – Chalet Pias, worse food in St Anton?

By on March 9, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments
Day 3: St Anton, Austria – Chalet Pias, worse food in St Anton?

The food in the chalet seems to be getting worse as the week goes on.  How is that possible?  It started on a pretty low baseline and seems to be going downhill. The Chalet Pias is pretty grim.  There is a very small bar area, with a small TV half-way up one wall.  The dining […]

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Day 2: St Anton, Austria – snowing like crazy!

By on March 8, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments

It is been snowing almost non-stop in St Anton.  Today, the snow conditions were great…. However, there was no visibility! The weather was so bad I couldn’t even take any photos…! St Anton – map it If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons below.   Nick’s […]

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Day 1: St Anton, Austria – first day on the slopes

By on March 7, 2005 in Austria with 0 Comments
Day 1: St Anton, Austria – first day on the slopes

Just had the first day….. Fantastic. Great conditions, lots of snow, however very cold for Europe, just like skiing in New England, USA! However, snow conditions were excellent (if a little hard), and the most disturbing thing was the froth on my beer actually froze whilst at Mooserwirt (a great bar – more on that […]

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