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Adaptive and assisted skiing and non-snow sports are available in the Ski Welt Wilder Kaiser
This is a ski area in the Eastern Tirol, an hour East of Innsbruck and made up of 5 sectors, in total it has 284 km ski pistes, 81 mountain huts and 90 ski lifts (gondolas, chair lifts....) The region is amazing in winter and summer.
Sit-ski, blind ski instruction, special needs - most health related conditions can be taught. There is little sit-ski and other adaptive ski equipment in the region but this can be hired from Praschberger close to Innsbruck.
Skiing with Parkinson's or skiing after a stroke - the slopes are wonderful and certainly an excellent place to go with family or with friends.
Sector 1: Going; Ellmau
Sector 2: Scheffau
Sector 3: Söll; Hopfgarten; Brixen im Thale
Sector 4: Westendorf
We have general information on this page but to see more about each individual resort and village and the inclusive and accessible activities to be had, especially for wheelchair users, please click on the resort above.
If you, a friend or family member have any of the following then might work brilliantly for your ski or summer holiday. This is by no means an exhaustive list (it would be impossible to include every condition) but many have similar or common factors. As often someone may have a condition that we have not yet come across please do ask us if you are interested in the resort and we can try to help.
We do advise that if you have any health issues that might be affected by extreme temperatures; altitude or have had surgery or an on-going physical / neurological condition that might be or could be affected by being moved at speed, over rough or uneven terrain or being on or in a ski lift please do contact us for more advice before going ahead and booking your holiday. Another resort might work better for you.Click here for more information on specific conditions
To get a better idea and understanding of the ski resort of and what else they can offer you for your holiday, we suggest you look up their website as every Tourist Office offers a fascinating and exciting insight into what they and the surrounding area can offer visitors. In addition many have a dedicated website or page for those who are in need of assistance, disabled, with young children and babies and those of us just getting on a bit in life!
Ski Welt - Wilder Kaiser Brixental
+43 (0) 5333400
All the news, feedback articles and press releases illustrate how helps to enhance people’s lives. Also, in many cases, showing how Ski 2 Freedom works in close association with to help raise awareness of the empowering benefits of mountain activities such as skiing and promoting accessible, social and inclusive tourism.
If on reading our page, you have your own experiences and feedback of the resort (winter or summer) that you would like to share or feel would be encouraging to others, please do not hesitate to send them to us for inclusion on both our website and social media – photos and film clips also welcome.
Ski 2 Freedom Foundation would like to make it clear that we regard everyone as an individual and that no two people will have the same needs and requirements. Therefore please note that what you see on this page regarding assisted or adaptive skiing and accommodation, may not be suitable for you, or someone you know. However, if you think this destination would be a good ski resort for you, then please contact us to discuss your personal requirements and we will endeavour to see if the resort will meet these.
We hope that you have found the information on this page helpful and a chance to make a decision on where to go for your winter holiday. However, we know that often much more discussion is required and therefore we invite you to contact us as we hold extensive information on all our ski resorts – please contact us.
Our information has and is obtained by means of extensive personal research at a cost, often to the Foundation, we only give this out to those that request it and is not for general public use. For our beneficiaries this information is free but for a company or organisation we make a nominal charge via donation.
Ski 2 Freedom provides specific information on the activities for skiers with a disability, additional need or life-challenging illness, etc. plus useful extras such as wheelchair accessible places to stay; so we are not going to also reproduce amazing information and advice on ski resorts which has been collected by ski journalists, skiers and ski companies which are dedicated to this service - what we can do is to link you to these sites which may well give you some extra background information on a specific ski resort and help you make up your mind as to where you might go!
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