Brandnertal-Austria


Brandnertal – A Snow Paradise

 


The dreamy atmosphere, perfectly carved snow caped mountains, spine-chilling breeze and amazingly awesome adrenaline boosting weather. What more does a person need for a worthwhile experience in holidays?

It is rightly said that a thing of beauty is a joy forever and hence it gets truly irresistible not to walk through the lanes of these heavenly mountains providing a flabbergasting view. So Brandner Tal invites you to experience fantastic scenic beauty in the vicinity of Bludenz Alpine in southern Vorarlberg Mountains. So pack your bags, pull up your socks and get ready to make fabulous memories on this weekend with your friends and family because you are invited to have an experience of raw nature like never before.

 

 

ABOUT THE PLACE

Brandnertal Statistics


Base Elevation: 2966 feet

Summit Elevation: 6562 feet

Vertical Drop: 3596 feet


The Brandner (also BrandnerValley ) is a valley in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg named after the Valley Ski Resort. The Brandnertal Valley with the villages of Brand, Bürserberg, and Bürs starts in the immediate vicinity of the Bludenz Alpine town in southern Vorarlberg. The Bludenz Alpine town is the center of a 5-Valleys mountain region. At the heart of this place lie the mountains, nature and city culture – all go hand in hand. From hiking and biking in summers to skiing and snowboarding in winters we provide you with various thrilling activities.

 

Summer in the Brandnertal

Sporty change offers 400 km (248.54 miles) of hiking trails, climbing gardens, 110 km (68.35 miles) of challenging mountain biking trails, an 18-hole golf course, tennis and indoor courts, riding arenas and stables, three 3D arc parcours and much more. Timings starting from Mon-Sat: 08.30-13.00 & 14.00-16.30 hours.

 

Winter in the Brandnertal

The sporty family ski area Brandnertal convinces with quality and best comfort from the first minute. Away from the slopes, winter hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, and snowshoeing, as well as husky and horse sleigh rides and much more amazing adventures. Timings: Mon-Fri: 08.30-13.00 & 14.00-16.30 hours and Sat-Sun: 11.00-15.00 hours.


 

FIVE COURSES FIVE COOKS

When five cheerful chefs are presenting their creativity through mouthwatering food in 25 different menus, when a wild herbal creamy mushroom spread a delicious scent time then again you can only remember the delightful experience of being in Brandnertal. Brandnertal not just offers a fabulous cuisine but also ensures that your stomach never stays empty by offering Mountain breakfast at the Douglass hut at Lake Lüners every day from 8 am to 10 am. Indeed it is tempting, and the very fact that good food never goes out of fashion evokes a feeling of visiting Brandnertal.

 

WINTER HIKING, CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING, SKI MOUNTAINEERING

 

Cross- Country Skiing

Silence is bliss and to add more to this imagine yourself being surrounded by most beautiful snow caped mountains.Over 20 kilometers (12.42 miles) of cross-country trails with magnificent high-altitude awaits enthusiastic cross-country skiers in the Brandnertal.Rona Panorama-Loipeare the three cross- country ski tracks which are highly recommended for every adventure seeker.They are considered as one of the most beautiful cross-country skis runs in Western Austria at an altitude of 1,200 m (3937 ft.) to 1,300 m (4265 ft.).

 

 

 

 

Inter Hiking

Madly in love with hiking? What could be more adventurous than hiking on mountains while the cold wind brushes through your hair gently? Hence to get bewitched Brandnertal also offers winter hiking on different levels of difficulty marked by altitudes, terrains, and routes of the mountains.


Ski Mountaineering

With great power comes great responsibility and hence with great skiing skills and a craving for adventure one must also ensure for the proper arrangements of equipment required for skiing so that safety is not hampered. Brandnertal not only ensures safety but also provides all its visitors with varied options for exploring different mountain ranges at different levels.

 

TABOGNAGGING:

Everybody wants to travel back in memory lane reliving those amazing moments that they had back when they were a kid. Brandnertal, as it promises you unlimited fun, provides you with an amazing opportunity to do tobonagging. At every Tuesday and Friday there is lots of fun at the night drops in Brand and Bürserberg. Either by lift or on foot, our toboggan runs can be reached directly from the town center.

 

 

LIFTS

There are in total 14 lifts which carry about 18936 members per hour with a total lift length of 13 km (8.077 miles).

Aerial tramway: it is reversible ropeway and has the capability of carrying 60 passengers in a go without hampering the comfort.

Circulating ropeway: also called as gondola lift and has the capability of carrying eight persons in a go.

Chairlift: i) High-speed chairlift (detachable): has the capacity of carrying six persons

ii) Chairlift (fixed grip): has the capacity of carrying four persons and two persons differently.

T-bar lift carries two people at a time.

J-Bar lift: carries one person at a time.


DOG SLEDGING

When you visit Brandnertal you get ample of options for having fun. To be precise, there are many ways by which you can walk on snow, by snow shoes, by foot, by skiing and much more but what makes the experience here at Brandnertal more enchanting is Dog Sledging. Workshops are held here at Brandnertal. At first, there is a snowshoe hike accompanied by a certified hiking guide and a husky, and after lunch break, most important terms like how to handle the sledge and dogs is explained. If everything is clear the participant can drive the husky himself.

 

 

HUSKY WORKSHOP: At the beginning, the participants learn about sled dog breeds, attitude, training, sports and much more about a cup of coffee / tea. Afterward, a small snowshoe hike is done, each participant gets a Husky as an accompaniment and so the first close contact with the dogs is experienced which is followed by the lunch break at the camp fire! Afterward, the sledding without Huskies as well as the steering, brakes, pedals and anchors are learned. Then it goes to the point. Turns are taken with a team of 2 with up to 5 Huskies per team, taking a round of about 2 km (1.24 miles).

Duration of this event is from 10:30-15:30 with minimum age requirement being 12 yrs with a Price of € 269, – per person.

To ensure that the group does not become too big, the course is limited to 6 participants and four companions. With the venue in winter being in Brandnertal / Bürserberg on the high plateau Tschengla at 1.300m

SNOW SHOE HIKERS WITH HUSKIES:  At the beginning of the program you will learn a lot about the Huskies, equipment and snowshoeing. Then, with joyful howls, it starts. They are accompanied by a husky, who is connected to you by a leash on your waist belt and pulls you. Of course, the Huskies look forward to strokes at the stops. This experience is ideal for nature and animal lovers.

This event lasts for three hours, with a minimum age requirement of 12 years.

Price: € 99 per person

The route guidance is decided according to the participants and the weather conditions in the short term and is feasible for everyone.

 

 

OTHER WINTER ACTIVITIES

ICEFALL CLIMBING: A place where blue ice glimmers in winter and water jump over the rocks can rightly be called heaven. Brandnertal gifts you this heavenly experience by being the highlight of the ice climbing in western Austria. More than 30 ice and mixed routes from easy to extremely difficult are here in a confined space.

HORSERIDING: Have extreme love for animals and if you are searching for adventure then what could be more thrilling than horse-riding? Horse riding is available all year round in Brandnertal. 2 riding stables, two riding stables are available for beginners and professionals.

Just as the beauty of mountains is irresistible and just because everybody wants time out from their hectic everyday life and monotonous routine the idea of being at Brandnertal becomes even more unavoidable. So now because you are aware of various thrilling and frivolous activities offered by Brandnertal, tighten up your belts and gear up your instincts because something like this won’t happen twice! Brandnertal is a perfect place to enjoy winter holidays with your family and friends. Bring along your loved ones and experience a feeling of eternal bliss like never before!

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