Get ready to improve those skiing skills in a humble town in Tyrol.

Perching in the Ziller river valley is the stark town of Mayrhofen, a well-liked skiing destination that is an hour away from Tyrol’s capital city.

While this Austrian town is popular during the summer to travelers who love adrenaline-pumping activities, such as paragliding, mountain biking and hiking, it is its all-year-round skiing activities that drive more and more travelers to this lofty place.

Get more info on the skiing experience in Mayrhofen, which particularly straddles the Ahorn and Penken mountains, in this travel post created by Kate O’Grady of the Daily Mail UK Travel. Below is a preview of her article;

Next morning, at the top of the Hintertux Glacier, we admire tooth like mountains glinting in the sun… The slopes at the top are a little tough for novices. After an overly ambitious attempt at a tricky red run, Charlie, on his second ski holiday, decides a race to the bottom — him by lift, me by skis — is a more appropriate challenge… He arrives first, but swooshing down the gloriously long, winding runs, I win on the thrill factor. At the bottom, there’s a good diversion in the ‘Tuxtux-Hintertux’ song being pumped out of speakers at the base station, as we lie in deckchairs catching the last sun of the day.