Choosing the right Gear for Red Bull X-Alps
The most important piece of equipment during the adventure from Salzburg to Monaco is the Wing.
How do you prepare for the Red Bull X-Alps 2019?
"The better prepared I feel, the more I look forward to the unknown. My anticipation this year is huge." - Chrigel Maurer
LOGICAL LOGISTIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
If you wanna make a good photo of a ski touring group you need to have plan, and make some sideways while hiking up. Not to mention some extra #getvertical meters.
KIS, even when it comes to food
Red Bull X-Alps requires constant focus across the board. We dedicate a lot of time and effort to preparing for the event, adapting our strategy to the requirements of each individual day.
FINDING MY WAY BACK
Ötztal. Mid-March. The winners of Salewa Get Vertical are climbing up the slope above the Langtalereckhütte mountain hut using climbing skins. Outside, only the new snow that fell the day before. Inside, only your own thoughts.
How to prepare mentally, stay focused and keep motivated
The Red Bull X-Alps is the world’s toughest adventure race, a gruelling 1,138km journey, across six countries from Salzburg to Monaco. So how do you keep motivated?
Simon Gietl free solos Lacedelli (7a) on Cima Scotoni
On 18 October 2018, Simon Gietl free soloed the Dolomites classic Via Lacedelli on the south-west face of Cima Scotoni.
Third Time a Charm?
The Red Bull X-Alps is the most challenging and awe-inspiring paragliding race that exists and may be the wildest and coolest adventure race on Earth.
My year of 2019 started with a bang. I climbed my hardest routes to date: “Riflessi” and “Cinque Uve”, graded 8c. But way more important is that I started to feel healthy again.
Red Bull X-Alps 2019
Founded in 2003 by Austrian pilots Hannes Arch and Ulrich Grill, the Red Bull X-Alps is an unparalleled test of human endurance.