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Hotzone Park Opening Hintertux 2020


The 16th edition of the Park Opening in Hintertux/AUT takes place from October 1st – 4th, 2020


Hintertux glacier proudly announces the 16th edition of the Park Opening in Hintertux. The snowboard community comes to the traditionally first opening of the season from October 1st – 4th, 2020, to start into the new winter season.


The Betterpark on Hintertux Glacier will be the meeting point for local and international riders. Wille Kaufmann and his team (Betterparks) ensure a perfectly prepared park. A motivated crew of shapers starts building the park early September to be ready mid- September, when the park opens as first snowpark in Europe. A little later the „Who is Who“ of Snowboarding will come to Hintertux for the legendary Park Opening on the first October weekend.

Pro riders will try to impress at the big jump in the park, as all of them want to take home the title at the „Werni Stock Invitational“. Pro-rider and Zillertal local Werni Stock hosts the first Big Air session of the season.

The Tirol Snowcard is available from October 1st onwards. The Park Opening in Hintertux offers the perfect occasion to start into the new winter season.

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The Video Night is happening at the Tux-Center like every year. Obviously organizers will pay attention in terms of seating to guarantee a minimum distance for a worry-free premiere evening.

PrOGRAM 2020


For the Opening- weekend early October Tux-local and snowboard pro Werni Stock is inviting snowboarders to join the „Werni Stock Invitational“. A Big Air Session on the big jump for invited pro rideres, but also amateurs, who want to participate.



On Friday and Saturday the Metal Battle Rail Contest hosted by SANE! Snowboarding, which celebrated a successful premiere last year in the valley, will take place on the mountain this year, in view from Tuxer Fernerhaus.



the snowboard- industry will be present every day with the latest test material in front of the Ferienhaus



The Video Night is happening at the Tux-Center on Friday October 2nd with a mix of movies from street style to massive powder runs

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Sunday is kids day. Pro riders like Marco Grilc and Steve Gruber are riding with the kids and take pictures with Pleasure Photographer Fischi
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16 years Hotzone opening hintertux


Hotzone Opening Hintertux 2019 – Highlights

The Park Opening is always a highlight, as the snowboarding community traditionally kicks off the winter season. This year the Opening was a very special one as it celebrated its 15th birthday. Four days snowboarding for everyone: for pro riders, amateurs, industry folks, snowboard fans, beginners and curious ones. The hosts came up with something special for the anniversary edition and brought the mountain down to the valley in form of an impressive Rail Set-Up. The Metal Battle Night Rail Contest hosted by SANE! Snowboarding celebrated an awesome premiere – for both spectators and riders. It was the highlight of the 15th Park Opening. On top the Opening offered a free test on the mountain, Betterpark Hintertux in perfect shape and activities for Kids, party animals and girls.Show More
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Qualification: Friday, Oct. 2nd, 14.00
Finals: Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 14:00

Location: Tuxer Fernerhaus 2660m
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Werni Stock
DATE TIME: Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 11:00
Location: Betterpark Hintertux
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Organizers are implementing all official Covid-19 requirements to make sure the weekend is safe and carefree for everyone involved. It is important though that every visitor is also taking over self-responsibility and contributing. Solidarity and paying an eye to current measures will make it a relaxed winter kick-off. Schedule changes are possible, depending on potential new official requirements.