Kitzbühel Freeride Week 06.01. – 20.01.2014

Kitzbuehel Freeride Weeks 06.01. - 20.01.2014

Jan 6, 2014 :: Freeriding at the highest level, a demo area where you can test the latest equipment and products, plus workshops and awesome parties! You can experience all of this and much more at the Kitzbuehel Freeride Weeks under the direction of locally born Freeride pro Matthias Haunholder.

Organiser Matthias Haunholder knows exactly what powder fans expect: ” Whether demanding big mountain or pillow lines, in Kitzbuehel the freerider feels at home in all conditions. My favourite run is having an awesome time going on the snow cat piste machine up to the Bichlalm backcountry and riding the fresh powder lines down.”

The backcountry in Kitzbuehel is easily accessible and it extends across an incredible area of over 200 km2. To put this into perspective, this is three times the size of Manhattan.

From a great freeride demo area to movie nights, lectures with professionals, film and photo workshops, as well as tempting accommodation and offer packages – the Kitzbuehel Freeride Weeks are a must for all snowboard and freeride enthusiasts!

Programme Highlights

Freeride Demo Area & Equipment Testing

The best companies of the freeride scene present their latest products. Be part of it and test the newest equipment!

Freeride Movie Nights

Don’t miss out on the latest Freeski movies shown in select locations in Kitzbuehel. Pros from the scene are available to answer all your questions.

Movie Workshop & Competition

Produce your own short film! During a 2-day movie workshop, Allard Faas, freeride movie guru from Amsterdam will give you helpful hints and tips to improve your film making. Bring your helmet camera and your new found knowledge to enter the short film competition. Great prizes are up for grabs! Everybody welcome!

Photo Workshop & Competition

Pro photographer Franz Faltermaier who works with the best people in the business will help you to take the perfect shot. Bring your SLR camera and you are welcome to enter the workshop and the competition. Cool prizes to be won!

Freeride Lectures

Interesting! In shops, bars and clubs you can listen to lectures on the topics of safety, choosing a line, avalanches, and much more.

Freeride Paradise Bichlalm

Three times a day (9 am, 10 am, 11 am) the snow cat piste machine brings off-piste enthusiasts to the top of the pristine Bichlalm backcountry to enjoy the endless untouched powder lines. Tip: With skins in the backpack, the freeride possibilities are endless.

Freeriders can book their journey directly via a ski school (Rote Teufel, Element 3, Skischule Reith, Ski-Alpin, Snowsports and Alpin Experts) or guarantee themselves one of the coveted seats with a quick phone call to Bergbahn Kitzbühel in the Hornbahn cable car office on 05356/1411. The last booking option is intended for those making last-minute plans. With a little luck you might be able to secure one of the last free places if you make it to Oberaigen car park, the meeting place for ski tourers, but that’s on a first come – first served basis.

You buy your ticket from the driver.

Please note: no car parking available for tourers at Gasthof Oberaigen and Sonnbergstüberl. Tourers can only park at Bichlalm valley station and just below Oberaigen farmstead! Please look for the signpost “Tourenparkplatz Bichlalm”.

Kitzbuehel Offroad Experience

Freeriding in combination with the ultimate Mercedes-Benz driving pleasure. Test the latest Mercedes-Benz offroaders in Kitzbuehel’s backcountry quarry.

Freeride Parties

Awesome night-time events organised in and around Kitzbuehel.

 

Freeride Ski School Deals

Whether a beginner or an expert, skier or snowboarder – here are the exclusively developed deals from our top ski schools in Kitzbuehel.

3 days with a guide & saftety equipment costs just EUR 245.00
3 days with a guide, safety equipment & 3-day ski pass costs just EUR 344.00

Including
– Guide for three days
– Emergency equipment (backpack, shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver)
– One ride with the Snow Cat piste machine up to the untouched Bichlalm backcountry
– Unique possibility to take part in the Mercedes-Benz Offroad Experience. Test the best Mercedes-Benz offroaders in Kitzbuehel’s backcountry quarry.

min. 4 people, max. 8 people
Course participation from 16 years.

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