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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!

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Our website is currently getting a new section “All you need to know”, where all information about the race is available. We ask you to be patient until we can[…]

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THANK YOU

The octopus is beaten! ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 is unfortunately already over! An insanely beautiful day with some exciting moments passes…. 1. PlaceTeam X-ALPS ACADEMY2. Place Team PIPISTRELLI3. Place Team BIBEDIBABEDIBU[…]

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ALPSTEIN CROSSING 2021 WILL HAPPEN

Due to the current weather data for the coming weekend, we can pronounce a guaranteed realization of ALPSTEINCROSSING 2021! WooooooopWoooooop! The following about the weather on Saturday. On Friday there[…]

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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

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.

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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