Mountain run at 2000 metres
Date: Sat, Jun. 23, 2018
"Dachstein-Krippenstein mountain run"
The search for athletes, who are the fastest to conquer the steep, stamina-sapping distance between the Obertraun Town Hall and the Schönbergalm, or the "World Heritage spiral" on the Krippenstein summit, will take place on Saturday, 23th June 2018 in Obertraun on the south bank of Lake Hallstatt.
Short or long distance?
Athletes can choose between two different distances! Either the short distance to the Schönbergalm, with a vertical climb of around 900 meters and a length of 4.6 km or the long distance, which continues from the Schönbergalm to the highest point on the Krippenstein - the "World Heritage spiral". The length of the long distance is an impressive 8.8 km and surmounts a height difference of around 1670 metres!
Sporty but also scenically more than appealing!
The "Dachstein-Krippenstein mountain run" will, without exception, follow existing and marked trails. The majority of them along trail number 662, which leads through a small cave and past the dreamy "Däumelseelein". However, due to the height differences, it is highly unlikely that the athletes will have time to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Dachstein massif.
The award ceremony will take place on the mountain, in the "Lodge on the Krippenstein". By the way, as a reward - in addition to the prize money for the winner - for all finishers awaits an not everyday experience of a night ride back to the valley, with the Krippenstein cable car!
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Adventure world for cavers and mountaineering fanatics
Whether you take a short trip with the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car to sunbathe on the vast Gjadalm, or visit the "Lodge am Krippenstein" for the unique panoramic view of the impressive Dachstein mountains - unforgettable mountain moments that can simply not be missed during a holiday in the Salzkammergut! Mountaineers of all ages will find a perfectly marked network of trails and unforgettable nature experiences at over 2,000 m: hiking on the Nature Trail via the Wiesberghaus to Hallstatt, a tour of discovery through the impressive karst landscape on the Heilbronner circular trail or a hike with overnight stay to the Simonyhütte. Many unforgettable sights, such as the spectacular "5fingers" viewing platform, the ship-shaped World Heritage spiral, fascinating cave worlds, or the iconic prehistoric shark, complete the wide range of excursions in the Dachstein hiking world. The mountains are calling - when will you call back?
Information at a glance
- Dachstein Extrem - Association of extreme sports events
Tel.: +43 (0)664 86 32 299
(To register for the "Dachstein-Krippenstein Mountain run" please visit the homepage of the organisers.)