34. KAUNERTAL OPENING

SNOWBOARD & FREESKI

MUSIC & CULTURE

WITH THE 34th VERSION OF THE LEGENDARY KTO ALL SNOWBOARDERS AND FREESKIERS ARE CELEBRATING THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW SEASON. THE STILL FRESH #NATURERUN” WILL BE EXTENDED WITH NEW RAILS FOR THE OPENING. THE “NATURERUN 2.0” IS WAITING FOR YOU!!

The Kaunertal Opening is the place to be to start into a new Snowpark Season. After 34 years of event history it’s for sure the most renowned of it’s kind and brings the local and international snowboard and freeski scene together for this weekend full of shredding, fun, good times, sessions, a sick park setup, famous “laid back” athmosphere and not to forget: Legendary party nights!

Keep yourself updated and bring all your friends!

THE NATURERUN 2.0

YES! THANKS TO MASSIVE SNOWFALLS LAST WINTER AND NATURAL SNOW STORAGE WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A MASSIVE SETUP AT THE OPENING ALREADY!

This year the 34th KTO celebrates the beginning of a new season and the Naturerun 2.0 offers again the longest run in Europe for the first Shred days of the year – if that’s no reason to celebrate! The run leads from the top station of the Karlesjochbahn through various sections back to the gondola and the KTO Event Area! In this endless run everybody will have loads of fun – with a mixture of creative snow and nature features as well as jibs and jumps, there is something for all riding levels!

NEW OPEN JUDGED SESSIONS
WITH 6.000 € PRIZE MONEY

THE ULTIMATIVE OPENING WEEKEND BATTLE WITH VARIOUS “STANDOUT AWARDS” + 6000€ PRIZE MONEY

Brandnew & fresh! Concerning the “Pro and Amateur” Contest we start this year with a complete new concept. We’ll choose the Ski and Snowboard “STANDOUT RIDER”, those who impress us, the judges and the crowd the most during the whole opening weekend and stay in our memories. No contest pressure á la “Olympia”, no points deducted by hand in the snow. It’s all about the overall impression at the various sessions on the mountain!

Check out all the Session:
*SANE! CASH 4 TRICKS
*SKI CASH 4 TRICKS by PRIME SKIING
*OPEN MAIN KICKER & RAIL SESSION
*DESPERADOS HEAVY METAL RAIL JAM POWERED BY NITRO
*SHRED UNIT GIRLS JAM

34. KTO FREE TESTIVAL

FIND YOUR DREAM EQUIPMENT FOR THE NEW SEASON AT THE FREE TESTIVAL

Once again you can test the latest equipment from the hottest snowboard, freeski and freeride brands for free. The latest trends for the upcoming season will be presented at the numerous test stands. Get some consultation, compare and test what the brands have to offer and find your equipment for wonderful shred days, which fits perfectly to you and your demands! Check out all linked brands down here >>

SIDE EVENTS

PUMP TRACK | MINIRAMP | BALANCE BOARD PARK | ORTOVOX LVS TRAINING | MENTAL COACHING| BRASILIAN WAXING

Beside the enormous Session Program there will be many side events and workshops at the KTO throughout the weekend to offer a perfect on and off snow program!

Keep up to date! Side events and workshops are open for everyone and the best – they are FREE!

GUNFIRE RUN by STANCE

To officially and worthy celebrate the new Snowpark season we would like to invite the whole KTO crowd for one huuuuge „Gunfire Run“ all together! Mayham guaranteed! Followed and captured by drones we want as many riders as possible all together in one run checking out the new Snowpark! The probably longest and craziest gunfire run you’ve ever witnessed captured for eternity! Grab your shred buddies and be part of the movement – drop in is on Saturday at 3pm! Be there or be square – And catch a free pair of STANCE Socks at the bottom of the run to never get cold feet again.

KTO STREET PARTY

STREETFOOD | DRINKS | LIVE MUSIC | DJ LINE-UP| SESSION + INVITATIONAL NIGHT RAIL JAM WITH 2000€ PRIZE MONEY

We go above and beyond and ban the the streets in the beautiful Feichten to celebrate together an awesome Shred-Day with one of the craziest street party this valley has ever seen!

With a bigger ramp than ever before the riders can show what they can do with skis and snowboards at the  „KTO-Invitational Night Rail Jam“.  The perfect place to get warmed up after a sick Shred-Day with the Homies for a legendary party night at the „CLUB CIRCLE“!

And the best thing – all for FREE!

KTO CLUB CIRCLE

3 LOCATIONS – 1 TICKET – 15 ARTISTS

The KTO-CLUB CIRCLE: … that’s when Zapadello will transform to the „Music Club“, Pfiff Alm converts to the „DJ Corner“ and the Quellalpin hall will become a Dance Hall with Live Visuals, DJs, Live Bands for the 2 best nights of the season! With only this one ticket you´ll have access to it all which means Club hopping all night long! Different genres like HipHop, Reggae and Dancehall and this year new a 90ies Techno Night will be combined and give you just the party you need.

Watch out: Limited amount of tickets available – go get them early enough!

RIDERS & EVENT INFO OFFICE
Direkt am Gletscher
Eingang Gletscherrestaurant (Schischulbüro)
ÖFFNUNGSZEITEN:
Freitag – Sonntag von 08:30 bis 16:00

HOTEL / ZIMMERBUCHUNGEN
KAUNERTAL TOURISMUS
Feichten 134
A-6524 Kaunertal
Tel: 0043 50 225 200

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