Whiteouts, freedom and a feeling of flow
A picture-book off-piste Eldorado. Small to big drops, a terrain from flat to steep and descents in all kinds of shapes and levels of difficulty. Add to that: guaranteed snow until spring – thanks to its favourable location in the northern Alps.
And now imagine: The white descents lie in front of you like a giant white glistening carpet. You take a deep breath, and then the cliff drop, the first line and the whiteout appear in front of your imaginary eye. The first few turns down the descent are awe-inspiring and amazing. And that’s when it overcomes you – the feeling of being in the flow as you glide over the pristine snow cover.
A wide grin on your face and eyes lit up with joy, that’s how you swoosh down the mountain while your mood goes up and up. There’s only one thing that matters now: Let it flow!
When the mountain calls out to you …
70 freeride routes. Seasoned powder pros with plenty of freeride know-how. Spectacular lines bound to give you goosebumps and an adrenaline rush. Descents that seem to be calling out to you. And an extensive backcountry which opens the door to an incomparable feeling of freedom: That’s freeriding at its best in Silvretta Montafon.
You’re itching to put your skis on already? Hang on a second! That wasn’t all … the sportiest ski resort holds a lot more in store that makes freeriders’ hearts beat faster!
The powder snow mecca of Silvretta Montafon
- 70 special freeride routes for limitless powder fun
- Freeride Station: a meeting point for freeriders with a pro team based at Grasjoch cable car mountain station
- Freeride Abenteuertag (adventure day) every Tuesday and Thursday
- Freeride Safety Check every Monday
- Open Faces Freeride Contest on February 15, 2020
What the pros are saying
Jochen Mesle, Freeride professional
Freeride Station: Exploring the backcountry with the pros …
Without much thinking. Intuitively. Laid-back. Almost automatically. According to Fabio Studer, former Freeride World Tour Rider, you can experience a state of flow when your skills and the challenges are on the same level. That’s when you can swoosh down the powder-snow descents in Silvretta Montafon with perfect ease. The freeride mecca in Vorarlberg is unique and attracts countless freeride fanatics every year.
The team – consisting of Simon, Regina and Janine – knows what makes freeriders’ hearts beat faster, and they’re happy to attend to individual wishes. Every Tuesday and Thursday, it’s time to head out into the open alpine terrain.
Freeride Station ❆ Ride • Connect • Learn
Freeriding needs to be practiced. That’s why they conduct a safety check including practical safety training once a week at the Freeride Station. Everyone who wants to learn more about freeriding can sign up for a suitable course. You’re a beginner and would like to gather some first experiences with your new equipment in the open terrain? With the safety check, you’re all set for your own freeride adventures in Silvretta Montafon.
Going on a private tour in the backcountry? With the help of a private guide, your skis will hit pristine powder snow descents they would have otherwise never encountered. Leave your comfort zone and experience, explore and enjoy the mountains with your guide – as if there was no tomorrow!
Watch professional freeriders smoothly glide down the lines, master thrilling cliff drops and tackle risky jumps – from the comfort of a lounge chair on the sun deck of the Nova Stoba at 2,000 metres above sea level! At the seventh Open Faces on February 15, 2020, the pros show what they’re capable of.
But it’s not just the world elite of freeriding who flocks to Silvretta Montafon. The Powderfest from February 7 to 9, 2020, is yet another “place to be” for all backcountry fans. At this festival, adrenaline junkies celebrate their love of snow. Added bonus: a wide range of workshops and clinics. Everyone gets to create their own personal schedule, and as the day comes to an end, all riders party together – drink in hand – at a concert.