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SPONSORS

Thank you for your valuable support, whether as a high-flyer, pilot, tandem jumper or fan!

THE RACE

The crazy octopus from the Appenzeller Alpstein! Run and fly your paraglider as fast as you can! Collect as many turnpoints as you can in 8 hours with your team and fly your points back to the homebase. Per turnpoint you and your team getting points for Hike&Fly. The team with the most points wins the Race ALPSTEINCROSSING 2021.

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TEAM

You are a team with exactly 3 team members. You run to the turnpoints individually, fly back to homebase alone, but win together. So assign the turnpoints exactly according to your strengths.

TURNPOINTS

There are 9 turnpoints distributed in the Appenzeller Alpstein. After the team members have brought all 9 turnpoints back to the homebase one by one, they can start again from the beginning.

HOMEBASE

Start, finish and homebase is in Weissbad. For each team member, bring the turnpoints directly back to the homebase and collect the points. Off to the next turnpoint right away!

TIME LIMIT

You and your team have exactly 8 hours to collect as many turnpoints as possible. If the ongoing turnpoint is not in the finish at the end, no points will be given.

SCORING

For each turnpoint resp. partial distance on foot and by paraglider is scored with points. Turnpoints are structured according to altitude meters on foot and flight distance. So carefully plan your turnpoints.

WINNERS

All points collected by the team are totaled. The team with the most points wins. In case of a tie, the faster team wins.

LATEST NEWS

Stay informed about event, race, athletesand afterparty! We publish all important news here on the website! So check in here from time to time and stay up-to-date!

ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 SOLD OUT AGAIN

The additional starting places were already taken after just under 11 hours. The run on ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 is huge and we are incredibly happy to find such a high[…]

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ADDITIONAL STARTING PLACES

The second edition ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 is officially sold out since two weeks. Due to the high demand, the race management together with our safety responsible OC members have increased[…]

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ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 SOLD OUT

ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 sold out! WoooooopWooooooop! We were able to fill all 30 team starting places for the second edition. A total of 90 athletes from three different countries will[…]

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PARTNERS

We would like to thank our partners for the trust they have placed in us and for their craziness in making the dream of a Hike&Fly event come true. You are the greatest!

HFC Alpstein is a newly founded association around the discipline Hike&Fly in the Alpstein and is the legal basis for the event ALPSTEIN CROSSING. Without this club, many things would be unthinkable. PS: the club is still looking for members

HFC ALPSTEIN

Freewings the Hike&Fly flight school from the Alpstein! Freewings supports the event with the necessary know-how regarding flight safety, race rules and makes a valuable contribution to the event.

FREEWINGS

Provided you are a friend of your senses, then you are in the right place at Pfefferbeere. Pfefferbeere supports ALPSTEIN CROSSING with the best Food and Beverages directly from the Äscher and the entire Appenzellerland region.

PFEFFERBEERE

JOIN THE CREW

You want to be part of the craziest race in Appenzellerland? Then sign up as a crew member now! 

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