The North – The Race

This event has already taken place.

from the Hohe Scharte to the Aeroplanstadl in 6 minutes

One of the longest downhill runs in the Eastern Alps - a real challenge for the winter sports enthusiast.

This year, Bad Hofgastein will once again host the spectacular race on April 1st 2023 on the north downhill run of the Schlossalm. The route with start at the Hohe Scharte is considered one of the longest downhill runs in the Eastern Alps. The racetrack must be covered in the "wild race" in Super-G style. It takes enormous strength and endurance in the thighs to be cheered by the fans at the finish line the Aeroplanstadl after about 6 minutes. Skiers and Snowboarders can test themselves, the age groups for men and women are 18+, 35+, and 50+.

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The Course: start at Hohe Scharte over the slopes H1, H2 and H2a
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Infos and timeline:

Tour of the departure:
Friday from 2 p.m.

Start number distribution:
Friday, 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. valley station of the Schlossalm lift
Friday, 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. entrance area of Alpentherme Gastein
Saturday, 8 to 9 a.m. at the valley station of the Schlossalm lift
Participants classes:
Skiers 18+, 35+ and 50+
Snowboarders 18+, 35+ and 50+
Saturday, 10 a.m. Hohe Scharte - Schlossalm
Award ceremony:
Saturday, 3 p.m. valley station Schlossalm - Weitmoserin
Moderation: 2:tages:bart

All participants can expect a top event with a great social program, a discounted mountain railroad ticket, and discounted admission to the Alpentherme in Bad Hofgastein.

Also the spurring on of the athletes should not go unrewarded. In the fan zones at the Aeroplanstadl and at the Schlossalm valley station warm drinks and good mood are waiting for you!

On 31st March and 1st April, the pists H1, H2 and H2a are temporary closed for preperations and during the race.

Info & Contact

Gasteiner Bergbahnen AG
Bundesstraße 567
AT-5630 Bad Hofgastein Bad Hofgastein
tel: +43 6434 3420 715
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