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6H challenge

Race on August 20st 2023

6H challenge Info

Distance & Vertical Metres
  • Collect as many vertical meters as you possible on the Vertical Extreme course in 6 hours.
    2000 HM, 3000 HM, 4000 HM, .....
  • 09:00 h at the Schattberg X-press valley station in the centre of Saalbach
  • Mountain station of the Schattberg X-press (Schattberg East)
Time limit
  • 6 hours
The entry fee includes the following
  • One refreshment station at halfway point (no cups served) as well as in the finish area
  • Starter present
  • Care & Security
  • Powerdrinks, Gels & Power bars
  • Pasta Party at the Skyrest (Schattberg summit)
  • Descent with the Schattberg X-Press gondola (with start number)
Additional info
  • Walking poles (if in use) must be carried during the whole race
  • Littering alongside the track is strictly forbidden
  • Timing only in the uphill parts
  • Break between leaving the gondola and starting the next uphill at your own discretion

Track info


For all distances of the Saalbacher Trail & Skyrace

Equipment & Age classes

Obligate equipment
  • Good shoes
  • Weatherproof clothing
  • Insurance which covers helicopter rescue
  • Headwear
Age classes
  • No age classes