Park Opening On Hinterux October 5-7

The Park will see its official grand opening on Hintertux Glacier, Austria,  October 5-7, 2012, giving shredders the chance for an early bird snow sesh at the season’s very first snowpark opening. Here’s more details:

Hinterux Grand Opening

All shredding early birds will have marked down in their calendars the 5th to 7th of October 2012 months ago. This is when for the first time this winter, a perfectly shaped park will be ready and enable you to welcome the new season, get used to your snowboard, feel some air time and try out some new tricks and the latest boards on real snow. Obviously, these are the deciding factors for traveling to the Park Opening in Hintertux. However, the event program, including a Pirates video premiere and sick parties will also put a permanent smile on your face…

For the eighth time, online pro shop and Hintertux Glacier will host the Park Opening. Among the Opening participants are many regulars who will be familiar with the program. Nonetheless, this year will see a few slight changes! Among them are the Skullcandy Lounge in the test area, an ideal spot to recharge your batteries and listen to chilled sounds between runs, and the video premiere, which will take place on Friday night at the Tux Center in Lanersbach. Watching the flick seated, in best sound quality, and as a HD projection on a big screen – this is how you will enjoy Pirate Movie Productions' latest movie UNIQUE8. Following the premiere a number of warm up parties will kick off in various bars in Lanersbach.

Hintertux's Betterpark will be open to everyone all Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – which makes this the first park to open. On Saturday the pro line will be reserved for the 'Session of the Dudes' participants, which is also open to everyone who is ballsy enough to sign up for the session on the big kicker line and battle it out with regular Open pros like Marco Feichtner, Seppe and Anthony Smits, Marko Grilc, Werni Stock, Steve Gruber, Wolle Nyvelt, Peter König, the Kröll Brothers, and many more.

During the 'After Shred Session' on Saturday afternoon you can bomb drop into the 'Big Bag Jump' and take part in many other little contests and activities. Of course it will feature music, beverages, and food as well.

The big party act will kick off on Saturday night in the Hohenhaus Tenne in Hintertux. The Wax Wreckaz have invited some of their DJ friends, among them DJ NLP (Straubing) and DJ IRK (London/Ninja Tune Rec), and together they will spin mad tunes on two floors.

On Sunday, once again you can shred the park to pieces before joining the Cash for Trix Session on the mini shred obstacle opposite the Tuxer Fernerhaus. Kids can take part in the Billabong Kids Shoot and try to score a cover-like shot with Pleasure photographer Fischi and Billabong pro riders (mandatory registration on Opening website).

Testing of new stuff "to the max" and the BBQ on the Fernerhaus terrace hardly need any mentioning. Find all details regarding the program, shuttle busses, test area, Opening prize draw and more on