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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.

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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!

DATE ANNOUNCEMENT 2023

We announce that ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2023 will take place on the following date. Saturday, September 16, 2023 Since we have already established ourselves in the Hike&Fly calendar for many participants,[…]

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ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2022 CANCELLED

ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2022 IS CANCELLED! Tomorrow, Thursday, a cold front will reach us from the northwest, which will bring humid and quite cold polar air to the north side of[…]

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LIVE RANKING

Follow your favorite during the race. See who is in the air, who is on the ground struggling up the hills, or who has finished a turnpoint. Results are live[…]

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HIKE AND FLY CLUB ALPSTEIN

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. Become a member of the largest Hike&Fly community in Eastern Switzerland!

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X-ALPS ACADEMY SWISS CUP

Alpstein Crossing is part of the X-Alps Academy Swiss Cup. The Cup is the annual ranking of the Swiss Hike&Fly athletes. These include existing, established Swiss Hike&Fly events.

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