Lead coach: Alan Eason (SSE Senior Tutor)
Training & Instruction
Six days of cross country ski instruction in both classic and skating, for all levels. We will work on both techniques, or you can focus on which one you wish. For all levels of skier, we will break down the technique and adjust so you gain more efficiency over a wider range of terrain.
The local ski hire is able to offer a full range of skis and boots for those who wish.
Obertilliach is a village in Austria's Osttirol, not far from the Italian border and 40 minutes from the popular skiing town of Dobbiaco. It has become a favorite training area for biathletes due to its snow record, and in recent years has developed some excellent tracks and a first rate shooting range, which has enabled it host IBU Cup biathlon races. Obertilliach is also renowned for its rustic charm, most of the houses are made from wood and there are some excellent cafes, hotels and an all-important bakery. The tracks are close to the accommodation and there is a wide range of skating and classic trails. Apart from the biathlon, Obertilliach hosts the classic version of the Dolomitenlauf ski marathon and is used by top cross-country skiers and biathletes for training.
Self catering apartments available from €25 per person
For a full listing of apartments and hotels
Contact the tourist office.
Suggested flights to and from Salzburg or Innsbruck.
It is suggested that you look at the first flight in and the last flight out, this will give plenty of time for the train or bus connections.
Travel time is about 2.5 hours - 4 hours depending on connections and which airport.
Travel via bus or train to Tassanbach (then local bus or taxi)
Bus service from Innsbruck train station to Tassanbach. This service is a direct transfer in new modern coaches, with toilets, and with a cost of only €24.00, with a travel time of 2.5 hours
Travel via train or bus to Tassanbach
From all major airports, it is recommended that you travel to Tassanbach, which is the closest town to Obertilliach
Taxi or Bus Transfer Options