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Glacier High Altitude Guaranteed Snow
high altitude skiing
Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle
So what's it like?
High altitude skiing in a party atmosphere
Glacier skiing is literally the tip of the iceberg with this resort. Sölden's ski area centres around three main peaks, each over 3,000m in height, giving you some fantastic snow conditions. Take on the challenge of the 'Big 3 Rally' - a 50km signed tour of the pistes that will take you to all three peaks. Sölden is also renowned as a snowboard mecca and has a very lively nightlife with numerous bars and clubs to keep you entertained into the early hours. Combine all this together and Sölden has the ingredients for a superb holiday.
Our ski school in Sölden makes sure beginners get the best start on their gentle nursery slopes at the top of the Giggijoch gondola. You then progress up into the bowl of slopes around Giggijoch with plenty of blue runs on which to further develop your skills.
The majority of this area is great for intermediate skiers. Modern lifts and the expansive network of pistes take you from Sölden, through the "Golden Gate to the Glacier" lifts to the two glaciers. If you like a challenge, tackle the "Big 3 Tour", taking you to Schwarze Schneide (3,340m), Tiefenbachkogel (3,249m) and Gaislachkogel (3,058m).
With 28km of black runs, high mountains offering excellent off piste conditions and the challenging 6km Rettenbach Valley ski route, advanced skiers will find plenty to challenge them. Alternatively, if you like freestyle, search out to the BASE park with all it's attractions.
Sölden has a lively atmosphere and a wealth of après ski bars and nighclubs. Some to try: • Almrausch • Fire & Ice • Harley's Rock Bar • Joker • Snow Rock Café • Skilights • Schirmbar • Mirage • Kuhstall...to name but a few • Annual Gay Week (23rd-31st March)
• 5km toboggan run • Sleigh rides • Ice skating • Curling • 30km of cleared winter walking paths • Paragliding • Sölden "Freizeit Arena" with adventure pool, saunas, steam rooms and indoor tennis • Aquadome Spa in Längefeld (bus from Sölden)
On the mountain you'll find a mix of restaurants, many in traditional Tirolean style and offering local specialities. If you choose to eat out in Sölden of an evening you can choose between local and international menus. Some to try: • Saitensprung (incl. fondue) • s'pfandl • Mangia Bene • Hacienda • Mounty Burger • Wine & Dine
Banks and cash point machines Post office Good range of shops
One way (arrival) from £28 pp
Return from £52 pp
Sölden comes alive at the end of the skiing day with lively bars and clubs open until the early hours. People literally spill out onto the streets creating a party atmophere every night of the week. Then on Fridays there is the Sölden party up on the Giggijoch in the heart of the skiing area - the perfect end to your week.
Special offers for holidays between Dec 2013 to Apr 2014
Kids ski free
• Free child helmet hire with pre-booked equipment.
• Free ski & boot hire for up 2 children (up to and incl. 10 years) when 2 adults pre-book the same.
• Free tuition for up to 2 children (up to and incl. 14 years) when 2 adults pre-book the same.
Snowkid lift pass
• "Snowkid" lift pass for all children born 2006 or later, just €1 per day (purchase locally).