My Favourite Ski Runs In Tirol V: The Streif, Kitzbühel

In a series like this, dedicated to my favorite runs in Tirol, I could not miss an article dedicated to the most famous ski slope in the world: The Streif.


The Streif. Kitzbühel. Picture: Ski Paradise

When the month of January arrives, we, fans of the ski world, prepare to attend to one of the highlights of the ski racing season: The International Hahnenkamm Race.


International Hahnenkamm Race, Kitzbühel. Picture:Kitzski. Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel

The International Hahnenkamm Race is held on the Hahnenkamm mountain (the name translates to "Rooster’s Comb"), one of the mountains surrounding the ski resort town of Kitzbühel.

The racecourse, The Streif is considered one of the most demanding runs of the FIS Downhill calendar.