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10 Jan 2018

Kitzbühel readies for Hahnenkamm

Kitzbühel readies for Hahnenkamm

The Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel is counting down until the start of its famous Hahnenkamm downhill races — which start next week. This year will be the 78th time the Hahnenkamm — probably the…

25 Nov 2017

Kitzbühel begins Christmas fun

Kitzbühel begins Christmas fun

Although it has a big, beautiful and varied ski area, the USP of Kitzbühel is its old town, with its car-free central streets lined by gabled and arcaded stone houses, some dating from the middle ages.…

6 Nov 2017

Storm dumps snow in the Alps

Storm dumps snow in the Alps

A big storm has delivered a dump of snow across the Alps — with up to 100cm of new snow above 2,300m in some areas — and more snow is on the way. In the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel, where the…

12 Oct 2017

Kitzbühel opens this weekend

Kitzbühel opens this weekend

Two very different ski resorts are opening this weekend. In Austria, the world-famous resort of Kitzbühel will begin the winter season on Saturday, 14 October, one of the first non-glacier ski areas to…

31 Jul 2017

New luxury hotel for Kitzbühel

New luxury hotel for Kitzbühel

The luxury hotel group Six Senses is to open a property in Kitzbühel, its first resort in the Austrian Alps.  The announcement comes hot on the heels of the news that Six Senses is to open a property…

27 Mar 2017

Kitzbühel to stay open until 1 May

Kitzbühel to stay open until 1 May

The ski resort of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tyrol will stay open until 1 May. Kitzbühel traditionally has one of the longest seasons in Europe and will yet again be one of the first non-glacial resort…

22 Feb 2017

Kitzbühel celebrates 007 in style

Kitzbühel celebrates 007 in style

The ski resort of Kitzbühel will go James Bond crazy over the second weekend in March, with an entire programme of events dedicated to 007. It would seem fitting that the Austrian ski resort that boasts…

3 Feb 2017

Race uphill on Kitzbühel’s Streif

Race uphill on Kitzbühel’s Streif

How do you fancy tackling Kitzbühel’s famous Streif run — on which the Hahnenkamm is held — on foot, uphill at night? On Saturday 25 February the Austrian ski resort will host the ““Vertical…

21 Jan 2017

Motorbike races up Hahnenkamm

Motorbike races up Hahnenkamm

Last year, Max Verstappen drove a Formula 1 car on a ski slope in Kitzbühel to celebrate the start of the Hahnenkamm ski race — and this year it was the turn of Spanish Grand Pris motorcycle rider Marc…

19 Jan 2017

Perfect snow for the Hahnenkamm

Perfect snow for the Hahnenkamm

Conditions are set to be perfect for this weekend’s Hahnenkamm in Kitzbühel — with two days of training runs on the Streif complete. Last weekend, world cup downhill racing had to be cancelled on…

11 Oct 2016

Skiing starts in Kitzbühel next week

Skiing starts in Kitzbühel next week

The ski resort of Kitzbühel in Austria will next week become the first non-glacial ski resort to open its lifts for the winter season.  On Saturday 22 October, skiing will begin on Resterkogel and…

21 Jan 2016

Red Bull may pay for F1 ski stunt

Red Bull may pay for F1 ski stunt

Authorities in Austria may fine Red Bull for their stunt last week using a Formula 1 car in Kitzbühel. F1’s youngest-ever driver Max Verstappen tackled the Streif course in the Austrian ski resort,…

8 Feb 2012

Kitz ski calling

21 Jan 2012

Cuche celebrates record victory in Kitzbühel

Cuche celebrates record victory in Kitzbühel

Just days after announcing his retirement from competitive alpine racing, Didier Cuche has won the Hahenkamm race in Kitzbühel – and has broken a record on the Austrian course. Cuche, 37, becomes the…

14 Sep 2011

New lift for Kitzbühel

New lift for Kitzbühel

The Kitzbühel ski area is to have a new six-pack for the start of this winter. Actually, the swanky new lift, with heated seats and covers is being constructed at the far end of the region –  in…

22 Jan 2011

Kitzbuhel victory for Cuche

Didier Cuche of Switzerland has matched the best in Kitzbühel’s history books, with a storming performance to win the men’s Hahnenkamm downhill. Cuche claimed his fourth win on the classic…

15 Sep 2010

Kitzbühel’s latest attractions

Kitzbühel’s latest attractions

The Kitzbühel-Kirchberg ski area in Austria will have another smart new lift opening this season; and this one is a jumbo two-stage gondola to replace two ancient and queue-prone chairlifts. Kitzbühel…

22 Jan 2010

And Hahnenkamm winner is …

And Hahnenkamm winner is …

The 70th Hahnenkamm World Cup races are underway in Kitzbühel, and will continue until 24 January. Didier Cuche has already claimed the first medal, storming to victory in the super-G. After the excitement…

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