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03 March, 2013
Altitude Festival, Mayrhofen, Austria.
Altitude Festival 2013 will feature live stand-up comedy, live music, international DJs, competitions and plenty more. The backdrop to the festival will be the beautiful snow-capped Alpine mountains, restaurants, hotels and spas, of Mayrhofen, Austria which offers access to the entire Zillertal super ski area with 639km of piste and 167 lifts and gondolas.
The festival offers powder skiing and boarding by day in and entertainment by night with comedy and the cream of up-and-coming stand ups, Altitude is the first chance to check out brand new material from some of the best comedians around before they take it on to the Edinburgh Festival.
The festival caters for everyone's
tastes. There are shows for children and crèche facilities during
the day and evening (including the Comedy Club 4 Kids), bars and
restaurants high above the clouds, an empty 15th century spa,
secret backcountry bash's and an igloo party.
Altitude's facilities include 200 year old traditionally-built wooden barns and a nightclub made entirely from snow! With 625 KM's of pistes a 3286m glacier AND an award-winning terrain park.
Mayrhofen sits at 630m, with a ski lift that going up to 1800m in 12 minutes where there's plenty of deep snow. The Tux Glacier within easy reach (it has snow 365 days a year), and an army of snow cannons. The Altitude Super Ski Pass offers amazing value, allowing access to the entire Zillertal Super Ski Area - the Glacier, the Vans Penken Park.
Among some of the big names on stage at the 2013 festival are: John Bishop, Andrew Maxwell, Marcus Brigstocke and Phill Jupitus.
Tickets for the event are available through www.ticketline.co.uk/altitude festival.