News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

New Gondola In Saalbach Hinterglemm (22-Aug-10)

Saalback Hinterglemm, August 22, 2010 -  Saalbach Hinterglemmm Leogang in Austria

Saalbach Hinterglemmm Leogang in Austria, one of the country’s largest resorts with 200 kilometres of piste and 55 modern lifts, will add a new gondola this winter.

The T-bar lift located near to the Funpark will be dramatically upgraded through replacement by a modern eight person gondola with heated seats and the capacity to transport 2,800 people per hour with the total length of the lift being doubled. The top station will be situated above the ‘Gerstreit’ reservoir. As well as the lift construction, the floodlit piste and night park will also be expanded and enhanced.

The resort has also spent another 2.3 million Euros on new snowmaking equipment and oin reshaping several pistes. 90% of the huge area now has snowmaking cover.

Another improvement is a new year-round ‘Treetop Path’ located at the end of the Saalbach Hinterglemm valley.  Believed to be unique in the world the kilometre long path loops around the foresty, incorporating a 200 metre long hanging bridge, approximately 40 metres high.

In the last 10 years Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang has invested over 204 Mill. Euro.

www.saalbach.com

 
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