This is the view from our Hotel. It was a really nice small family run hotel and very close to the ski lifts
view from hotel. If you look at the roof of the house you can see the end of the slope that was used for many years as part of the Ski World Cup Downhill. It is now classified as a red slope, but is know as a particularly difficult red
What a lovely town Mayrhofen is typically Austrian
We knew that there was a campsite in Mayrhofen, so we walked down to have a look at the facilities as maybe we will use our RMB Motorhome for an extended skiing holiday in the future
This is the superb Blue slope up on the Ahorn mountain. We had put a lot of work in on the dry slope before we went skiing which really paid off as we did not need any lessons and quickly progressed to difficult Red Slopes by the end of the week. As you can see, we had fantastic weather for our first full day on snow.
Blue slope Ahorn mountain, Mayrhofen
This is the White Lounge bar up on the Ahorn. It is a huge Igloo that is made every year for the Ski Season.
What a /fantastic day, so beautiful in the mountains
Skiing is very tiring
They start the kids very skiing very young in Austria, this young lady is particularly stylish in her matching gear
To say that Annushka enjoyed Skiing was somewhat of an understatement.
Magnificent houses in Austria. So well made and so pretty
we are now on the other of Mayrhofen mountains the Penken and we are waiting for the cable car to take us up to Rastkogel Mountain
On the top of Rastkogel Mountain about 2500 metres up, another beautiful day.
Annushka talking to some Russian visitors
This is a steep section of RED slope 2 on the Rastkogel mountain. We have just skied down this section are really pleased with ourselves so took a celebration picture!
A bit further down RED 2
Steeper section of RED 2 and that is Annushka skiing about half way down
What a fantastic days skiing, perfect weather
This is the particuarly steep RED slope 16 that comes off the Rastkogel where it rejoins the Penken.
BLACK slope 18 known as the Hara Kiri which is the steepest BLACK slope in the whole of Austria, 38 Degrees, that is really steep
3 years of age Skier with a dummy in his mouth
Annushka coming down RED slope 3 on the AHORN mountain this was a very steep section and is definitely BLACK slope steep, difficult for me to stand on the skis and take the picture it was so steep
Annushka on RED slope 3
White Lounge Igloo
Inside The White Lounge Igloo
Some heavy duty Apres Ski on our last night in Mayrhofen, superb weeks skiing, we learned so much had a great time, met some great people, and were totally knackered at the end of the week.