THULE Freeride Testival
presented by BMW xDrive

The event

Spend your perfect weekend of freeride! – With this motto, THULE FreerideTestival presented by BMW xDrive 2018 will be taking place for the fifth time. The three tour stops in Saalbach, Warth-Schröcken and the Kaunertal valley offer an extraordinary program to freeride enthusiasts – not only professionals but also amateurs. Apart from the biggest freeride equipment test in the Alps that is free of charges, there is the possibility of participating at various courses and workshops. In addition, the legendary Thule Lounge as well as the BMW xDrive shuttle service represent the undoubted highlights of the event.

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#1 - Saalbach

20 & 21 January 2018

We will start our tour on 20 and 21 January in the state of Salzburg. The valley station of the 12er Express cable car, which is part of the coolest ski resort in Austria and directly connected to the freeride hotspot Fieberbrunn, will be transformed into freeride heaven.


#2 - Warth-Schröcken

10 & 11 March 2018

The FreerideTestival continues its journey on 10 and 11 March in Vorarlberg, more precisely, in Warth-Schröcken am Arlberg. With approximately 11 meters of powder snow per year, this ski resort provides the largest amount of natural snow in Europe. The area of the event is located at the valley station of the Jägeralp-Express chairlift.


# 3 - Kaunertal

17 & 18 March 2018

The FreerideTestival ends its tour after 17 and 18 March with its stop in Kaunertal valley, which is located in the sunny Tyrolean Oberland (the part of Tyrol west of Innsbruck). The freeride hotspot Kaunertal Glacier is one of the best and most snow-sure freeride places in the Alps.



Zusätzliche Side-Events in Warth-Schröcken und im Kaunertal

Friday, 23 February 2018
Zusätzlich zu dem sowieso schon breit gefächerten Programm des FreerideTestival sind jetzt noch drei weitere interessante Side-Events online. Die Anmeldung ist ab sofort möglich.


Das Ladies Freeride Special in Saalbach

Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Strahlende Gesichter beim "Ladies Freeride Special" mit der ehemaligen östereichischen Freeridemeisterin Sabine Schipflinger in Saalbach Hinterglemm. Es ist unschwer zu erkennen was für einen Spaß die Mädels im Powder hatten.


Patagonia Worn Wear repariert beim FreerideTestival deine Skibekleidung!

Thursday, 08 February 2018
Deine Outerwear könnte eine Reparatur vertragen? Die "Patagonia Worn Wear Tour" macht Halt bei den Tourstopps des FreerideTestivals in Warth-Schröcken (10. + 11. März) und am Kaunertaler Gletscher (17. +…


Goergl Intense by Thule begeistert Teilnehmer in Saalbach

Monday, 05 February 2018
Im Rahmen des FreerideTestivals in Saalbach ging es gemeinsam mit dem früheren Doppel-Weltcupsieger Stephan Goergl beim „Goergl Intense by Thule“ ins Gelände.