Choosing a ski resort for your holiday can feel like a difficult task. There are several factors to consider, but what it comes down to is what kind of ski holiday you want to have. If you want one where you come away a better skier, St Anton is a great resort to improve your skiing.
Terrain to push yourself
St Anton is often touted as a challenging resort in terms of terrain. Although this can seem daunting, it’s actually the perfect place to push yourself to the next level. If you’re a high-intermediate to advanced level, St Anton’s itinerary runs might be the perfect challenge for you. These are pre-determined off-piste routes that are highlighted on the piste map.
St Anton is situated in one of the snowiest regions in Europe, which means you can head out on holiday feeling confident that you’ll have good snow. Along with that, St Anton has nearly 1,000 snow cannons to ensure that the pistes are in good condition all winter long, no matter what the forecast. Good conditions mean less ice and less slush, giving you a nice base to really work on your technique. Also having one less challenge (difficult snow) means you have more energy and mental space to focus on perfecting your turns.
The blues are more like reds
If you’re looking to take your ski skills to the next level, this is actually benefit! The blues you’re used to skiing elsewhere will have been easier than those rated blue in St Anton. Attack these more challenging slopes with the right mindset and see it as an opportunity to get stronger.
If you can learn here, you’ll be great elsewhere
There’s something to be said about learning in a difficult environment. If you’re learning to ski in St Anton, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the slopes when you head elsewhere.
Tons of pistes to keep things interesting
You won’t be bored of choice of slopes in St Anton. Boasting 305km of pistes, you can explore a different area each day. Tackling new slopes means you’ll deal with different variables on each. Explore Rendl one day, head to Gampen another and be sure to check out Kampen and Galzig.
If you really want to develop your skiing and push your skills get friendly, first-class instruction from New Generation Ski & Snowboard School St Anton. Whether you’re keen to learn in a social setting with a little bit of tuition each day or prefer a more personalised, guided one-on-one experience, New Gen can help. Choose from adult group lessons, kids group lessons, technical clinics or private instruction and guiding. Their friendly and knowledgeable team know St Anton inside and out and will help you develop new skills and build confidence.
Along with St Anton’s snowy, vast and challenging ski slopes, the town is bustling with trendy restaurants, bars and hotels. So when you’re done working those thighs on the hill, you can sit back and enjoy a lovely meal in a stunning hotel or chalet. St Anton really is the perfect place for enjoying yourself on and off the slopes.
Guest Blog by New Generation Ski & Snowboard School.