Weissbad Appenzell, Switzerland
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THE RACE

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

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CATEGORIES

There are two categories. Register in the Trailrunning or Hike&Fly category to conquer the Kraken. The categories are scored individually. Same race, two categories. But who is faster? Trailrunners or Hike&Fly athletes?

TEAM

You are a team with exactly 3 team members. You run individually to the turnpoints, fly or run individually back to home base, but win together. So divide 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.

WINNERS

All the points collected by the team are added up. The team with the most points wins. In the event of a tie, the faster team wins.

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PARAGLIDING SWISSLEAGUE HIKE&FLY

ALPSTEIN CROSSING is a member of the Hike&Fly Swiss Cup. The Hike&Fly Swiss Cup includes established and challenging Hike&Fly races in Switzerland.