What’s up everybody I’m Alex, I’m Marko and you’re watching Vagabrothers. And this week we’re snowboarding off-piste in the Alps. Willkommen to St.
Anton, Austria So far this winter we’ve been to
some amazing places from the nature of Finland to the breweries of the Czech Republic and the baths of Budapest. But
snowboarding in the Alps has been a dream of ours ever since we
were little snowboard grommets. The Alps are synonymous with winter and
all that comes with it gorgeous snow-topped mountains
picture-perfect villages and the best of winter sports. And for
us Austria had a little bit of all of that, but we never been. So when
the Austrian Tourism Board invited us to spend a week in St. Anton We hopped on early morning train from
Budapest to the Tirolean Alps That’s how I feel right now… As our train chugged up the planes
western Hungary into Austria we saw good news out the window – snow, and lots of it! We celebrated accordingly. We just took a train from Budapest to the Austrian Alps. We’re now in the small village of Saint Anton in the West of Austria and it’s beautiful but also known as “the
cradle of alpine skiing.” It’s also pretty famous for “apres-ski” which means we’re gonna be shredding and partying all week right here. You
ready? Let’s get into it! Vamos! [In bad Austrian accent] We were welcomed by Wilma from the Tourism Board who told us that
we came at the best possible time Powder, sunshine and blue sky. Welcome! Very good! You’re a natural! As Wilma drove us to our hotel she told us
why she loves living in Saint Anton And if the weather is nice, like today usually I would go up the mountain and ski, just for a run or two Perfect. Good quality of life. We checked into a family-run bed and breakfast then went to the slopes to see a show they explain
St. Anton’s history of skiing And on the way, we met one of the performers who helped us warm up a bit to the cold. Don’t drink it all! Schnapps? Yeah. Not a bad way to start off the trip! That’s how…in the old time, that’s the avalanche transceiver control. The show told the
story of how in the last century St. Anton evolved from a small farming community at
the base at the Arlenberg Mountain into the cradle of alpine skiing, making it
famous around the world The next morning we woke up to find the
whole valley covered in snow Good the morning guys and welcome to St. Anton, Austria! It’s snowed a ton overnight it’s gonna snow for the next three days and people are telling us we’re here in the best possible time. Amazing conditions. So we’re gonna get our boards, get geared up and then go shred the pow. We just got suited, now we’ve got to get booted and boarded Alright guys, cheers! Thank you! Peace! Piece by piece we got all our gear and
then jumped in the gondola for our first run Alex and I have been snowboarding our whole lives, and it’s my favorite sport But since we started traveling we’ve barely been As you can imagine you’re pretty rusty, but
luckily there are some fresh snow to cusion our falls! Warm-up completed now it’s the time to go a little bit higher into the mountains Huge resort huge mountain This is day one and there’s some nice little fresh pow in the trees which is sorta ducking and dodging Gettin’ our shred on. Just finished an amazing powder day but we’re not done yet. No, now it’s time for the apres ski. Apres-ski is French for “after-ski” but to everyone one else it means the party that happens when you’re done snowboarding. So we’re gonna go check it out starting with this place called Taps. The first round of “weissbier” [wheat beer] turned into another… and another [drunken voice] …and another… Until next thing you know there were
girls jumping on the bar getting a little crazy! After that we checked out the legendary spot right next door The Krazy Kanguruh Apres ski numéro deux… at The Krazy Kanguruh The Krazy Kanguruh has a reputation that preceeds it So we asked some locals what the fuss was all about. Everyone from around the world comes here, parties together, up dancing on the tables inside Girls getting their tits out…it’s a good time yeah, every day…every day of the week, man Good life, good life… Yew!!! All around us people were having a good time, throwing back Jaeger Bombs and spreading the good vibes. By the time we emerged, it was dark and there was some sobering news. Unfortunately it looks like someone stole Marko’s snowboard So if you ever do come here, it’s probably good to get to get insurance policy on your rental or bring a lock for your skis. it was a total buzz kill, because not only with Marko have to pay for the stolen board but it was still dumping, and the next day was bound to be epic That night I walked down to the rental shop
and they told me the only hope was that someone had taken it by mistake so in the meantime they hooked me up with a new board which was better and told me to wait a few days before paying for the replacement. The next morning we woke up to sunshine and power and decided to make the most our last day riding With nearly a meter of fresh snow, the ski
patrol was dynamiting the peaks which meant it would be a good day
to do some back country riding Oh my goodness guys, the conditions today are incredible some of the best, fluffiest powder I’ve ever ridden in my life and the good news is that the first two
days we’ve really only been in this small part of the mountain There’s 97 lifts and there’s a bunch of different
villages…like, tucked away in the mountains so we’re gonna like take them up and go village hopping on snowboards. Where else can you do that? This is awesome. You ready? I’m down. Let’s roll…let’s ride! Oh my god guys look at how freaking gorgeous this place is! Village number one St. Christoph. Check. Finally we felt warmed up, so with sunshine and fresh pow pow it was time to go off-piste St. Anton has 200 kilometers of off-piste
tracks some the best in the world but
definitely not a place for beginners Luckily, we made a new friend and the three of us decided to attack
the slopes Hey, I’m Johan, I’m from Norway, and I enjoy skiing with Americans What’s the best thing about St. Anton? Steep terrain and deep powder. You can’t ask for so much more than that. It was truly one of the best days of riding
we’ve ever had but there is still so much more of the
Arlberg to discover It’s so nice! [WHAM!!! – Marko hits a hidden rock ] Oh!!! Total fail… but nothing better than powder in the beard But the next morning we woke up to a
total whiteout and decided to do something off of the mountain. Wow, I’m really excited. We get to go drive sports cars in the snow. I don’t know why they are letting us get behind a $50,000 automobile but apparently they have good four wheel drive Hope it’s not a mistake, we already lost a snowboard this week so… Hey, don’t jinx it, man! Let’s not total a car! I think we’ll be fine You’re going to have a great experience driving over all kind of items and see what the car can do under really hard conditions It’s a lot of fun, it’s a little bit scary sometimes but it’s pretty cool I cannot believe the held, that was at 39
degrees apparently it can go up to 48 but that was just insane. Alright guys is so we just did the parkour course but what we’re about to do looks way more fun. It’s drifting! We’re gonna be driving an Audi s5 and doing basically donuts in the snow. How this is allowed and encouraged, I don’t know, but this is great… But I love it! You ready? Let’s do it. Good luck! Let’s hope I do alright, don’t want to drift this thing too hard! Nice one bro! Driving the Audis was tons of fun, but
there was still one more thing I had to handle paying for that stolen snowboard. So I just went back to the rental place to go pay the fine for losing my board, and I show up and what do they say? Some guy came in to get my board tuned today after accidentally taking it Didn’t realize it was not his board so my board was returned and I don’t have to pay anything! Hi five! It was some happy news to end an
amazing week in St. Anton so thanks to the St. Anton tourism board for hosting us If you’re inspired to come visit, check
out their links in the infobox and if you’ve been here share your tips in
the comment section below As always if you enjoyed the video give it a thumbs-up, share with your friends and subscribe to our channel for new travel
videos every Tuesday. And make sure you tune in next week because we’re gonna be filming in an icy island… Where could that be? Figure it out! I’m about to lose control and I think I like it! I’m so excited… and I just can’t hide it! I know I know I know I want you, I want you

ST ANTON, AUSTRIA: POWDER & PARTY

96 thoughts on “ST ANTON, AUSTRIA: POWDER & PARTY

  • February 24, 2015 at 4:15 pm
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    0:25 this is breath-taking. Loved the video!!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 4:51 pm
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    You can really see how much effort you put into this, well done guys!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 4:55 pm
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    You guys need another brother?  Amazing experiences!!  Great video.

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:05 pm
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    Oh my word!! Amazing slopes and powder conditions! I've seen snowboarding in Switzerland for the past 3 years, but I definitely must go to Austria!!
    Loved it guys!!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:20 pm
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    This is awesome, thanks for sharing!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:25 pm
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    Iceland? Hm…… I was just there and it  was incredible! 

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:30 pm
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    Very jealous of this video guys and love the outtakes as always. Have fun on your icy island

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:41 pm
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    incredible scenery.  nice work.

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  • February 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm
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    I HAVE to go skiing in the Alps someday! It looks so much fun!! 

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  • February 24, 2015 at 6:17 pm
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    Your videos just get better and better. Nice work guys!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 6:46 pm
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    That looks amazing! I'd love to ski in that powder wow.

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  • February 24, 2015 at 7:19 pm
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    Great video guys! Glad you didn't have to pay for the board. Cheers!

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  • February 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm
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    To be honest, i expected a much lower skill level in snowboarding from two california boys, but it looked awesome. The video was awesome too, as always. 😀

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  • February 24, 2015 at 9:04 pm
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    Lovely, i was just in Lech Arlberg last week and also visited St Anton for one day. Really enjoyed the slopes😊

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  • February 24, 2015 at 10:16 pm
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    One one your best videos guys! Amazing experience! 🙂 – G.

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  • February 24, 2015 at 10:32 pm
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    Ahh, need to get to Austrian Alps one day 😀

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  • February 24, 2015 at 11:50 pm
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    Snooooow, yay!

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  • February 25, 2015 at 12:23 am
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    You can't resist doing accents can you Alex haha

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  • February 25, 2015 at 12:25 am
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    BEAUTIFUL !! Gotta love the schnapps !!

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  • February 25, 2015 at 12:50 am
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    hey guys quick question what is the best time of year to travel to the alps? no busy times? and could you recommend and good places to stay or travel groups!! you vids rock just booked another trip to europe from australia !! BOOm keep the vids coming

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  • February 25, 2015 at 1:06 am
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    So jealous! Bring some of that powder back to California, we're dying and drying' up here!  What a terrific trip to St Anton: boarding and drifting Audis. Did I mention I am SO JEALOUS? I can't believe you shot all that video….I would've just dropped the cameras and gone skiing/boarding all day long….major Kudos to you for documenting! Gorgeous scenery, apres ski and, uh, SNOW…jeez, so much snow! So jealous!!!!!

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  • February 25, 2015 at 1:30 am
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    Great Fun!!! I wish I could come up with the money to pay for these trips. But watching your videos is the next best thing. Thanks for bringing us along on your journey. 
    Big Dave

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  • February 25, 2015 at 1:56 am
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    Your videos are such an inspiration! You make me want to hop on a plane right away! Great job!

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  • February 25, 2015 at 5:39 am
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    Hahaha that last part was hilarious! Glad the snowboard situation worked out well

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  • February 25, 2015 at 7:31 am
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    This is cool. I love how you give a little history lesson with your videos. I must start doing some research for my next travel vlog :).

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  • February 25, 2015 at 8:23 pm
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    Nice one guys !
    Haha I totally ignored Marko's karaoke skills..!

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  • February 25, 2015 at 9:01 pm
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    You make amazing videos. Great stuff! 🙂

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  • February 26, 2015 at 3:07 pm
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    I've been skiing in the skands or skandinavia (whatever the mountains are called in the middle of Norway and Sweden), but I'd love to go skiing in the Alps someday :d That kind of view is probably my favourite view of all time what I could look for the rest of my life xd That powder skiing I havent tried tho', it seems so scary and everything, but I guess I'll have to atleast try that sometimes Xd Very cool video, as always 🙂 And I wonder if that ice island is in the Alps aswell? :d

    And just for btw…
    I just love audis, especially on the snow and in a mountain range village/town <3 Such beautiful cars they have 🙂

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  • February 27, 2015 at 3:28 am
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    end credits song?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 1:43 pm
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    So your next destination is iceland, awesome!!!

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  • February 27, 2015 at 3:06 pm
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    This must have been a few amazing days – the snowboarding in the sun looked awesome! 🙂

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  • February 27, 2015 at 4:21 pm
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    you will go to iceland? awesome.

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  • February 28, 2015 at 4:24 am
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    yo guys keep this up! this is awesome. love ya'lls channel!

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  • March 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm
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     I should be studying instead of wathcing your videos.. But I can't. I dont' know how you do it!  I'm totally adicted to your videos. 

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  • March 4, 2015 at 5:06 pm
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    Great video!
    And cool the snowboard turned back up 🙂 I never imagine anyone stealing my skies when I leave them. 
    When on the piste I always feel as if everyone is one big family and things like that just don't happen 😉

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  • March 10, 2015 at 3:37 pm
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    I can wait to go in April ! Any tips for the powder ?

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  • March 11, 2015 at 11:43 pm
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    You guys are so awesome!! I wish I could do what you do or atleast something like it. Keep it up its inspiring!

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  • March 16, 2015 at 2:57 pm
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    Hi guys, this is awesome. Glad you had a good time. Here is an article I just had published in Fathom about Apres Skiing in St Anton 🙂 I am guessing you covered all of these places! 

    http://www.fathomaway.com/guides/europe/austria/itineraries/what-to-do-in-st-anton-am-arlberg/

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  • March 17, 2015 at 9:59 am
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    St. Anton gives you the best of all worlds!  There is new snow predicted for this Friday night into Saturday.  Come stay with us this coming week at the Fahrner Hof, www.fahrnerhof.at 

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  • June 12, 2015 at 10:24 pm
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    You guys deserve a hundred times more subs and views! Your channel is just amazing and I really love winter in Europe for some reason haha! Keep it going and thanks!

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  • June 30, 2015 at 9:05 pm
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    Aaaah looks so coool! That scenery is so beautiful… Great video, love it! ^^

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  • July 13, 2015 at 12:57 pm
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    putting this one on the bucket list right now!

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  • July 17, 2015 at 1:58 am
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    Which is better? Kitzbuehel, Ischgl, or St Anton?

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  • July 25, 2015 at 8:54 pm
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    Unser Radlader ist in dem Video und ich wohne in der nähe von eurem hotel

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  • July 28, 2015 at 1:27 pm
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    ive been there, its sick!

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  • August 2, 2015 at 10:56 pm
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    coincidentally i was watching your vlogs this afternoon, and because i have a ski trip booked to St Anton for the upcoming winter, I search 'St Anton' expecting to find some ski edits, only to be given you guys again as the top result! video was great as always, second time watching, looking forward to my trip even more now!

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  • October 2, 2015 at 12:02 am
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    Which month did you visit St Anton?
    Look amazing guys

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  • October 2, 2015 at 8:51 pm
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    St Anton is no good if you are out of town so book in town there are regualar trains frome zurich airport to the station in the village or east side of austria including german ive travel up for a day ski from kitzbual its so easy ! forget that taxi as you do not need one ! the railway station and bus station are side by side with the local taxi rank outside of the railway station ! if you want to go to leich the post bus from the bus station charges but is better opption as the free ski bus fill up at peak times with long line at the bus stop above st chrispoue village The post bus will give you extra time up there as you do not have to ski over the mountain in the morning .Leich is over prices so if you want a food use the new lift across to new run at the right back of the pista map installed for 2013 winter the runs are better over there final rhus to leigh of pista is not hard to do i did on atom race skis !

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  • October 20, 2015 at 6:58 pm
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    guys you need to check put Mooserwirt! Amazing

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  • November 15, 2015 at 6:24 pm
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    This is a chanell not those gamer pussies!!

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  • November 21, 2015 at 11:13 pm
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    My favorite resort

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  • December 13, 2015 at 9:15 pm
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    what month have you been there ? i want to go but in need fresh powder! Please advise !
    Nice video guys !!

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  • December 19, 2015 at 9:09 am
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    Guys St Anton looks Amazing!
    thanks for the vidoe!

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  • December 21, 2015 at 6:33 pm
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    4:27 Austrian Michael Jackson?

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  • December 30, 2015 at 12:13 pm
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    I was in st.anton for i think 6 times😍☃and it's incredible you have to go up the top of valluga 2 the view ist wonderful

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  • January 6, 2016 at 12:20 am
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    I LOVE U GUYS you are some of the few people ever showing how awesome Austria is on youtube keep on pimpin and shredding guys hope u will revisit Austria 🙂

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  • January 6, 2016 at 1:51 am
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    The Greatest SKi Resort ever. Fa nominal ski/snowboard terrain & wild nightlife

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  • January 11, 2016 at 12:02 am
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    i live in st.anton ^^ <3

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  • January 29, 2016 at 12:19 pm
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    I'm going to check out St. Anton because of this video. well done.
    PS. What kind of camera gear you guys using?

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  • February 9, 2016 at 3:21 am
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    Leaving for St Anton tomorrow! Awesome video, makes me even more excited.

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  • February 9, 2016 at 11:45 am
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    Late to the party but these Europe vlogs have been killer but I've been waiting for the St. Anton one and…THAT POW 👌 amazing inspo guys!

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  • February 12, 2016 at 3:42 pm
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    Take the lift to Rendl. Then take the top lift, and go to the left when facing St. Anton. Great freeskiing!

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  • March 1, 2016 at 6:06 pm
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    awesomeeeeeeeeee video!!!!!

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  • March 3, 2016 at 12:32 pm
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    I returned less than a week ago. It was my 1st time Snowboarding and I loved it!!! Very good edit Vegabrothers

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  • April 21, 2016 at 4:13 pm
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    just saw this now. can´t believe you guys where in my hometown! 😀 love the video that you made 🙂 great footage!

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  • April 26, 2016 at 5:53 pm
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    hey Guys, What time of the year did you shoot this video?

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  • June 2, 2016 at 7:14 pm
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    Cool video. One remark on your question where else you can go village hopping by snowboard: Almost every European ski area 😉

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  • June 8, 2016 at 4:58 am
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    What a treat to live out a life long dream!

    So inspiring!

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  • July 20, 2016 at 1:04 pm
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    ah yes, Australia, the snow country

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  • September 1, 2016 at 11:11 am
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    Why not swizerland 😐

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  • September 15, 2016 at 4:57 am
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    Good work. Spent a winter there a while back. Mind blowing place, heaven on earth for snowboarders.

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  • September 20, 2016 at 9:14 am
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    both of hot always have a blast. love checking your videos. keep it up brothers

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  • September 21, 2016 at 8:57 pm
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    St. Anton is the best. Got to go for a week in 2008. Moosewirt!

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  • September 26, 2016 at 2:48 pm
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    Why didn't you check out the Mooserwirt? It's way cooler to party there 😀

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  • October 2, 2016 at 8:09 pm
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    07:41 "Its pretty coowl"

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  • November 10, 2016 at 7:13 pm
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    bravi…very very good…

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  • December 22, 2016 at 7:57 am
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    So you guys did not sleep in St. Anton but in St. Jacob 😉

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  • January 7, 2017 at 7:11 pm
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    Love it…..its going on my hit list…..you guys just keep getting better and better…good job and keep it up !

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  • February 2, 2017 at 8:50 pm
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    St. Anton baby!

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  • February 10, 2017 at 9:16 am
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    Is it gonna be like this is Late December like 18-25th December….damn limited paid vacation leaves.

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  • February 10, 2017 at 7:36 pm
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    i look this video in stanton

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  • February 13, 2017 at 5:16 pm
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    dont go to lech, it's pists for beginners

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  • March 10, 2017 at 7:36 pm
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    Great boys 👍 lovely Village I've been The last six summers. Brilliant ✌️Keep rockin '

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  • September 26, 2017 at 6:13 pm
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    awesome!!!!!

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  • October 10, 2017 at 7:02 am
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    It is Nice in the summer

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  • October 30, 2017 at 3:39 am
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    what were the dates of this trip?

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  • November 9, 2017 at 7:51 pm
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    Great video! Thanks for the info 🙂

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  • November 18, 2017 at 7:15 pm
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    Off here on in december, thanks for the taster really can't wait

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  • December 28, 2017 at 6:54 pm
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    Guys you are awesome! Thanks a lot for an unforgettable atmosphere in this video. But why you missed Mooserwirt – the famous apres-ski place in Sankt Anton? You had to!! I've been in Sankt Anton 3 times and can't wait to be there again. Peace!

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  • January 15, 2018 at 10:31 am
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    I REALLY NEED to drift there, Marko so glad you didn't have to pay for the lost board.

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  • January 17, 2018 at 6:52 pm
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    I've skied all over the world and St Anton and the Aldberg frontier is one of the best ski areas in the world!!!

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  • February 12, 2018 at 4:43 am
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    Can’t wait going there in 5 days lech

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  • May 18, 2018 at 5:12 pm
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    i got a HUGE WANDERLUST with this video….those are the puffiest whitest snow and coolest tracks for skiing ever

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  • July 30, 2018 at 3:30 pm
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    97 lifts!!! Man, I hike 10 miles for 1 short run in the backcountry of Alaska. (But I never cross another track!) faithandaction.net

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  • November 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm
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    Which ski resort is your favorite?

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  • July 26, 2019 at 5:38 pm
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    why were all the naked girls so fat and gross?

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