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Destination guide: Hintertux, Austria
The Hintertux Glacier is the tourist name given to the Gefrorene-Wand-Kees glaciers, and they are also known as Tuxer Ferner, in Tyrol, Austria. The most striking feature of this skiing resort is that it one of the two ski resorts (another one is Zermatt, Switzerland) that offer skiing for 365 days throughout the year. These glaciers can be reached easily using chair lifts and gondola. The highest point of the ski region is about 3,250 m (10,660 ft) high which is located in between the saddle of Gefrorene-Wand-Spitzen.
Hintertux Glacier is Austria’s one of the main attractions, perhaps because it is open throughout the year and also offers activities such as skiing during the winter, and in summers it offers hiking activities.
Those who wish to spend their spring or summers in snow-covered areas can visit Betterpark Hintertux which opens up in the spring which is from April until June and also in the autumn season starting from September till December. This place offers freestylers a hilarious adventure with a high degrees of difficulty levels as well as a superpipe.
This place is a perfect destination for winter sports lovers as the place offers perfectly groomed, guaranteed snow at altitudes that are 3,250 m high. Apart from this deep snow enthusiasts get incredible free-ride at the Lärmstange. Freeskiers and Snowboarders have a fetish for this trought the year via freestyle-opportunities that Betterpark Hintertux offers and beginners can also try their hand at skiing parks like Familypark Hintertux.
In 2011, Hintertux Glacier has also been awarded the title of Skiresort.de – elation guaranteed, as it offers unique attractions even in the dormant ski season such as spring and autumn. It offers finest powder snow and makes skiing more adventurous.
Irrespective of the season you wish to go for a vaccation, this is as the resort offers skiers and snowboarders fabulous views that stretch as far as the Großglockner, Zugspitze, and The Dolomites and offers incredible ski resort for summer. Mountain bikers, Day-trippers, and hikers can leverage assorted sports activity and offers a soothing and relaxing environment in the picturesque Alpine landscapes.
Another major attraction of this place is that during winters the Hintertux Gletscher gets merged with other ski mountains of Zillertal; namely Rastkogel, Eggalm, Finkenberg, Ahorn and Penken/Mayrhofen and transforms into the densely snow covered Ski- & Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000, which is a great platform for winter sports lovers and they can get access to this 196 kilometres long piste which using a single pass.