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