Come the season of winter and it is all about sorting out our almirahs for those long stored coats and mufflers to keep us warm. What we all desire is a bit of solitude to indulge ourselves in weird and sometimes amazing thoughts. Though a good book and a thermos of tea in front of the fireplace does not sound bad, a trip to the mountains is what is required to break that spell of cabin fever. Winter is the season when everything on this planet comes alive. With festivities right the corner, winter becomes the season of love, joy and happiness. The sight of the first snowflake falling through the window or the glimpse of that tree in your backyard crowned by snow is surely a sight to behold. Millions of memories rush to our mind when we experience it firsthand.
This winter, surprise your family and loved ones by taking them to a skiing trip. Enjoy your hearts out as you get nostalgic and reminiscence your childhood as you feel that first snowball on your face or that cool air blasting across your cheeks. This winter, get lost in the innocence and giggles of childhood as your children make their first snowman and shriek wildly as they ski down the slope for the very first time. This winter, come to Emberger Alm. Located near Berg im Drautal in western Land of Carinthia in Austria, Emberger Alm is a small family ski resort and pasture. The place enjoys great connectivity with the neighboring towns and cities, making it one of the most visited and loved resorts in the region. The place attracts thousands of visitors every week during the winters when the demand for skiing terrain is at its peak.
Let’s take a look at what makes Emberger Alm Ski Resort for an amazing experience and what all the Resort has to offer to you:-
Base Elevation: 1600 m
Summit Elevation: 2150 m
Vertical Drop: 710 m
The resort lays claim to a lift-served vertical drop of 700 feet. The base elevation at Emberger Alm Ski Area is 1600 m high above sea level with the summit elevation at the height of 2150 m. The resort experiences an annual snowfall of about 12 feet.
The Emberger Alm resort has a total skiable area of around ten km. Out of the slopes, 5 km of the area is reserved for the easy slopes, 4 km of intermediate slopes and the difficult slope stretches an area of 1 km. The resort additionally features eight tracks.
Emberger Alm Ski Area features four lifts in total out of which 3 are T – Bar ski lifts and one account as the Rope Tow or the beginner ski lift. Each lift has an uphill carrier capacity of 3020 passengers per hour and spans 1.7 km in length.
You should not miss out on all the fun just because you have never skied! The Resort offers training to beginners, juniors and children alike. The Ski School at Emberger Alm also offers private lessons, group lessons, lift lessons with the option of weekday or weekend batches.
The resort also has the facility of equipment rental available. The rental shop at Emberger Alm prepares you fully or an adventure at the slopes. At quite reasonable prices, you can rent skis, boots, snowshoes or snowboards. Rent anything you need for skiing well in advance for attractive discounts.
Not getting time to get your skiing equipment repaired? Don’t worry. Get your personal equipment sharpened and repaired here while you have fun outside.
The two nearest accommodations to Emberger Alm Ski Resort include The Almgasthof Fichtenheim and Sattleggers Alpenhof. Both of these lodgings are near Emberger Alm and regular shuttle services act as an easy conveyance to the hotels. The price at The Almgasthof Fichtenheim ranges from € 40 – € 70 per person per day and from € 41 – € 67 at Sattleggers Alpenhof. Sattleggers Alpenhof also offers the facility of hiking and astronomy. The rooms at the hotels come with all basic and luxurious amenities according to the time of the year. With a lovely bed and breakfast service available at each hotel, it is sure to start your day on a good note and end it at a restful mode. You can avail additional discounts if you book the rooms in advance or do the booking online
The resort pricing comes about €12 – € 160 depending on the activities you opt for, a number of lifts you go for and no. of days for which you buy the lift tickets. Not the cheapest as compared to other ski resorts, the price range scores a bit more than the average ones. However, compared to the skiable area and services provided, you can surely say that it is of value to the euro. Season passes are also available priced at € 247 for and adult. You can also go for family day passes and family season passes to please your pocket. For the adventure junkies, the resort offers full season, midweek and 12-day pass too to suit all of your needs.
This winter, wander around and get lost amidst the snow laden valley. Skiing not only serves as a recreation sport but also causes that adrenaline to rush through your body. Come, experience the feel of being on the top of the mountain, the thrill of skiing down at a tremendous speed, the childlike joy when playing with the snow. The feeling that you get when you are sliding down the slope or when the cool breeze rushes down your face as you admire the snow laden mountains cannot be understood unless you have felt it. Once you have entered Emberger Alm Ski Resort, you will find all your worries, stress causes, hustle bustle of life being swept over by the sheer majestic beauty of the snow. The little moments spent in the snow will leave you with memories for a lifetime. Come here with your significant other, your friends, your family, and your colleagues or just alone to witness the magic and charms of nature when you decide to explore it.
Skiing is not a personal sport, and thus you will meet and get to interact with people from all walks of life and all age groups. You go back home, not only with the memories of a breath-taking experience but also with some new friends with whom you share a common interest. Not many would know that skiing also has great health benefits too. Skiing can work as a quick and efficient cardiovascular exercise for you as it works up the heart and your lungs as you walk up and down the slope. Not only will you burn a lot of calories and lose that flab you have been aiming for but also it will enhance your happiness quotient and give your mental and physical health a boost.
The scenic beauty of the terrain, cool winds blowing, snow laden valleys, the snow covered trees and plants – this is just a small glimpse of what the resort will offer you besides the skiing experience. Now that you know so much, what are you waiting for? Put on your warmest coats and get ready for a trip that’ll get your adrenaline rushing and at the same time give your heart the feeling of calmness and bliss like never before.
So tie up your laces, get your bags ready and gear up for an icy adventure. With so much on offer, you cannot afford to miss out on visiting the Emberger Alm resort. Visit the place with your family and friends and make the most of the ongoing winters. You can have a great time and return with memories to cherish forever. Have fun!
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