FWQ 3* Open Faces Stubai 2013

22-24 February 13, Stubai Glacier, Austria

In Winter 2012/2013 Austria's largest glacier will host a 3* FWQ Qualifying Event.

In terms of free riding, the Stubai Glacier is no longer an unknown quantity more and this winter sees the Stubai Glacier joins the top ranks with the introduction of the Freeride World Qualifier with the new OPEN FACES Freeride Series.

Big Mountain Stubai is on 23 February 2013 and the glacier is just 45 minutes from Innsbruck. The Stubai Glacier already attracts riders of all categories in the Powder Department Stubai Glacier and this winter sess a separate off-piste map with 11 Runs, GPS tracks and freeride Checkpoints. Served with a large information board all important information such as snow and avalanche bulletins, etc will be available.

While minimizing the risk in the Powder Department Stubai Glacier also has Pieps check, LVS and SAAC avalanche training camps on the program.

OPEN FACES Big Mountain Stubai promises to be the highlight of the season for all freeride fans who can look forward to an exciting event and spectacular lines.

More information is available at www.powder-department.com


For the 2013 season all FWQ riders will be able to register online on the FWT website for all FWQ events. 

According to seeding lists and number of starting spots per event, riders will receive a confirmation email that they are selected or not for the event they registered for. They will have then 4 open days to complete payment in order to secure their spot. Should a rider fail to complete his registration (payment) within the 4 open days, he will lose his spot. The next rider on the seeding list, who tried to register, will automatically receive an email that he has 4 open days to complete registration.

N.B: FWQ events organizing an open before the FWQ event will manage the Open registration on by themselves.


Stubai Glacier, Austria