Pure action – free riding in Obergurgl
The hot spot of the Alps
Fresh powder, sunshine and safety. The course for this winter trend is set.
Experience the variation of skiing, telemarking and snowboarding called "free-riding". This trend spread quickly throughout the 90s. The freedom to ski and snowboard off piste and leave a mark on the pristine mountain behind you is a joyful sensation for both young and old. Let your adrenaline pump. Anyone who has experienced the feeling of untouched snow and enjoyed this floating sensation the first time for themselves will be addicted. Discover an unknown journey throughout the attractive playground of Obergurgl.
A sense of freedom with free-riding in Obergurgl
While silently "surfing" or "riding", experience the pleasure of placing your signature in the snow. You’ll be at harmony with nature. When the sunshine reflects against the glistening snow, you’ll have an unforgettable experience with free-riding. Safety and caution mustn’t be forgotten whilst skiing off-piste in nature’s playground.
Travel safely while “free skiing” in the Oetz Valley
A backpack with the right equipment is an absolute must. This includes:
- Avalanche detector
- Avalanche probe
- Snow shovel
- First aid kit
This equipment can be hired from the Obergurgl Wintersport School. In addition, a helmet and protectors are also highly recommended. Packed and ready to go up the gondola, you then take a short walk out into the open to begin your free-ride experience.
Are you interested? Our fully qualified instructors are happy to take you with them and let you too, immerse yourself in the stunning and fascinating world that an Obergurgl winter has to offer.