Registration

Registration for Big Mountain Hochfügen 2016 is handled directly by FWT.
Registration for all FWQ contests should start on December 12th and will be online
on the FWT website. Registration for Big Mountain Hochfügen will be open until
January 2nd 2016. Click this link for all rules and tools related to riders.

If you feel, you have what it takes to challenge the best athletes in the sport, drop us a line, some information about you, your projects and why you should be part of the Big Mountain Hochfügen Family.

As the Big Mountain Hochfügen organizer, we can choose 3 wild cards for the
4* FWQ Big Mountain Hochfügen. Riders with a wild card will be required to
register on the FWT website like other riders and acquire their yearly license.
Wild cards can earn prize money and will score FWQ points.
They have to pay the registration fee as all other riders.

Travel

By Car
Inntal Autobahn (A12), Zillertal exit,
follow signs for Zillertal as far as Fügen.
A 12 km-long, clearly sign-posted scenic road now takes you from
Fügen to Hochfügen.

By Train
Jenbach railway station, stop for all express trains,
Jenbach – Fügen using the local Zillertal railway,
then from Fügen by ski shuttle.

By Plane
Innsbruck Airport 50 km,
Munich – Franz-Josef-Strauß Airport 170 km.

Bus & Rail in the Valley
With a valid Zillertal Super Ski Pass or a valid day pass for Hochfügen,
you can ride for free all bus and rail lines run by the Zillertal Transit Authority.

Official Big Mountain Shuttle
We have a free and exclusive bus shuttle with serval stops and tours for riders and their friends
Friday morning to Saturday night after the party.

See the Map

Accomodation

The tyrolean »Zillertal« is one of Europe’s best winter sports and ski destination. The First Holiday Region (Erste Ferienregion Zillertal) at the entrance of the Ziller Valley offers piste power and freeride possibilities to meet all wishes and requirements up to an altitude of 2.500m.

The ski resort Hochfügen itself has limited accommodation. Fügenberg and Fügen are very close to the ski resort.

For all other accommodation please contact the hochfuegenski website tourist office directly and as soon as possible.

Welcome to the Family

Family
We strive to give you the best possible time while staying with us.
Every year we host the worlds best and soon to be Freeride World Tour Riders. Enjoy your stay, enjoy the resort and become a part of the Big Mountain Hochfügen Family.

Athletes who have competed
Flo Orley, Samuel Anthamatten, Mathilda Rapaport, Fabian Lentsch, Matthias Haunholder, Aymar Navarro, Eva Walkner, Nadine Wallner and many more names you can find in the FWT and all over the Freeride world….
We are happy to have maybe played a little role on their way in life.

Ask if you need something
We are happy to support you in any way we can.

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Ista Avalanche Training

We have partnered with the local Freeride Base „Ski Check“ and ISTA to give you the possibility to enhance your skills in avalanche safety. We will host Ista – certified avalanche safety training courses on thursday 26th of January for Athletes only. Attend your Athlete only – Ista course in Hochfügen.

The ISTA program was entirely developed Switzerland by over 40 experts spanning 9 countries and 3 continents in the areas of Education, Sport Psychology, Pedagogy, Knowledge Transmission, Nutrition, Meteorology, Snow Science, Risk Management, Research Methods, as well as Snow Professionals and Mountain Guides, all of whom share a common passion for the mountains.

Dominique Perret, named Best Freeride Skier of the Century at the 2000 Board Awards in Paris, founded the start-up safe mountain SA in Lausanne to develop the ISTA program.