ABOUT

HIKE & FLY TROPHY 2022

July 16, 2022 Dorf Tirol | IT

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40km

Dorf Tirol

Italy

80km

Which type are you?

FUN

Paragliders who prefer flying to hiking up

Category for pilots with good flying experience, take-off & landing skills (alpine take-off sites & small landing field).

 

​Challenge:  

  • distance: 1x 40 km with lifts, optional on foot

  • 6 turnpoints, 5x gliding down

  • 2h penalty per lift ride (no other transportation vehicles allowed)

 

Motivation: Fun and participation are more important than results.

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HERO

Ambitious Hike & Fly athletes who want to compete with the professionals

Perfect for well experienced paragliding and XC-athletes. 


Challenge:  

  • distance: 2x 40 km without lifts

  • 6 turnpoints, 5x gliding down

 

Motivation: The focus is on the competition and achieving your personal best.

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TOUR

For these Hike & Fly enthusiasts taking the lift is a no-go.

Perfect for experienced paragliding and XC-athletes.


Challenge:  

  • distance: 1x 40 km without lifts

  • 6 turnpoints, 5x gliding down

 

Motivation: Enjoying the challenge is the main thing.

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PRO

Professional athletes beyond the other categories

Exclusive Race for X-Apls participants & paragliding professionals


Challenge:  

  • distance: 2x 40 km without lifts

  • 6 turnpoints, 5x gliding down

Motivation: Exceeding your personal best and competing against other top-level Hike & Fly athletes.

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ROUTE

All athletes must approach the turnpoints in the given order. Upon reaching a turnpoint, a photo must be taken as proof.

 

The choice of routes is up to the athletes. Considerate and precise personal route planning is an essential part of preparing for the competition.

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  • Start - Finish Area Dorf Tirol 

  • Muthöfe 

  • Assen hut

  • Mittager hut 

  • Kuhleiten hut 

  • Vigiljoch starting point

  • Start-Finish Area Dorf Tirol

DISTANCES

FUN & TOUR -> 1 lap

40km

HERO & PRO -> 2 laps

80km
PROGRAM
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Arrival - Friday, 07/15/2022 

  • 16:00 - 20:00 pick up bib at the Hochmuthbahn

  • 18:30 pilot briefing at the landing area next to the Hochmuthbahn

Competition - Saturday 16.07.2022

  • 06:30 hand out GPS Tracker

  • 07:00 mandatory morning pilot briefing 

  • 07:30 - race start PRO & HERO at the Hochmuthbahn

  • 09:00 - race start FUN & TOUR

  • 09:00 - 18:00 - live tracking, landings & finishes at the Hochmuth runway

  • 18:00 - end of race 

  • 20:30 - award ceremony & music entertainment at the fairground in the village

 

Start times are weather dependent, in case of cancellation, there is no alternative competition day

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