Ski Circus coalesces Fieberbrunn and Saalbach Hinterglemm

Weeks of searing heat interspersed with atmospheric volatility bordering on the extreme even for alpine climes have enabled construction crews tasked with extending the Ski Circus winter-sports area to meet scheduled targets and remain firmly on course for a December unveiling.Straddling the Salzburgerland and Tyrolean frontier the project links both regions and connects Saalbach Hinterglemm(SH),…

Saalbach Hinterglemm: a brief pictorial overview

Below are some photographs of my recent visit to the Glemmtal area of Salzburgerland, the Austrian region abutting the German frontier and containing some of the country's most picturesque scenery. Despite a relative absence of the raw, rugged terrain more redolent with the Tirolean resorts of Obergurgl, St. Anton and Galtuer, a surprising amount of…