The Arlberger Bergbahnen AG looks back on a long history. More than 75 years have passed since the first Galzigbahn was built in 1937.
The Cradle of Alpine Skiing
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The long history of skiing at the Arlberg
History of the Arlberger Bergbahnen AG
The most important dates in the history of the Arlberger Bergbahnen AG:
Jahr Ereignis 1937 Opening of the Galzigbahn
Opening of the buffet restaurant in Galzigbahn top station with 35 seats
1952 Opening of the St. Christophbahn 1955
Opening of the Vallugabahn - at that time Austrias highest cableway (top station 2.811m)
Opening of the Kapallbahn as the first double chair lift in Austria with fixed chairs
1975 Opening of the Rendlbahn and three drag lifts on Rendl 1977 Opening of the Gampen Restaurant as the first self-service mountain restaurant in Austria 1981 First winter season in tariff cooperation with Lech 2000 Opening of the 8 man cable car Nassereinbahn 2001 FIS alpine ski World Championships 2006
Opening of the Funitel Galzigbahn with Ferris wheel as a world innovation
Opening of the Verwallstube, Kandahar Restaurant, Bella Vita and
Opening of the 8 man cable car Rendlbahn with seat heater
Opening of the Rendl Restaurant and Rendl Beach Bar
Opening of the 6 man chair lift Tanzbödenbahn with an automatic childproof
Construction of the Funslope on Galzig
+ improvement of the snow making system on the Galzig
+ construcions on slopes
(in the area of the slopes nr. 1, 8 and 9a)
Building of the new restaurant on the Gampen
next milestone reached, Ski Arlberg is now the largest contiguous skiing area
in Austria due to the new Flexenbahn cableway between Stuben/Rauz and Zürs
A new dimension of skiing fun has been reached with the newly built Flexenbahn
gondola lift between Zürs and Stuben/Rauz. As the largest interconnected
skiing area in Austria and one of the five largest worldwide Ski Arlberg
stands for a new dimension of ski pleasure.
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