Austria has traditionally suffered in comparisons with France – you’ll be familiar with the some of the arguments:

It’s too low and the ski areas are too small

Austria v. France

But Austria has gone on the front foot with this well-thought out infographic, focussing on season length, resort height, glaciers and snow parks.

Evidently you could pick different resorts and show a completely different story, but that’s what makes this infographic so impressive – and likely to be influential in shifting opinions.

Robert de Niro’s waiting (talking German)

Interestingly, this infographic is hosted on, where it has been posted by an anonymous user called ‘RobertdeNiro’.

We’re guessing that Austria wants to avoid any fisticuffs with France at WTM next month…