Red Bull X-Alps | © Felix_Woelk_Red_Bull© Felix_Woelk_Red_Bull
Find & book
  Detail Search

Red Bull X-Alps

in Wagrain-Kleinarl in 2019, 2021 and 2023

On the 16th of June 2019 the 9th edition of Red Bull X-Alps starts.

An integral part: Wagrain-Kleinarl as a mandatory stopover and host of the prologue and the previous week as preparation for the toughest adventure race in the world.

The 32 athletes from 20 nations, including two women, have only to walk and with the paraglider past 13 turnpoints from Salzburg to Monaco. The 1,100 kilometer route will once again play a key role in 2019.

Will the reigning five-time winner Christian Maurer from Switzerland prevail again, or can another athlete win the varied race? Experience the participants up close in the middle of the Salzburg Alps and follow your favorites online in the live tracking on the further route to the finish.

Join the event when the athletes fight for the best seats and rewards!

13. - 16. June 2019 
in Wagrain-Kleinarl 

The toughest adventure race in the world - from Salzburg to Monaco - that's twice the action!



13. June 2019:       PROLOGUE in Wagrain-Kleinarl

16. June 2019:       RACE START in Salzburg 

2nd Turnpoint in Wagrain-Kleinarl 

THe Route 2019

from Salzburg to Monaco - ONLY by foot or with the paraglider

Red bull x-alps 2019

The program in Wagrain-Kleinarl

5th - 16th of June Event Previous-Week 

The 32 athletes prepare themselves and their equipment in Wagrain-Kleinarl for the hardest adventure race in the world! This week, technical approvals, briefings, medical checks, pre-shoots etc. will be held and conducted.

13th of June PROLOGUE 

A small race for the best times and important jokers. From 10.00 am at the Wasserwelt Wagrain parking area with expo area, food & drinks.

16th of June Race start & 2nd TURNPOINT 

11.30 am race start at Mozartplatz in Salzburg. From 1.30 pm 2. Turnpoint with Expo-Area at the Wasserwelt Wagrain parking area in Wagrain-Kleinarl.

Prologue 13. Juni 2019

from 10 am Wasserwelt Wagrain parking area with Expo-Area

For the third time in the history of the Red Bull X-Alps, a prologue will be held.

It is a small race with a length of about 25km and a race time between 2 and 4.5 hours in which all Red Bull X-Alps athletes participate.

  • The TOP 3 get an additional Night Pass (Strategically important Joker during the actual race)
  • The respective arrears on the winner of the prologue are taken over into the main race and the athletes have to wait this time on the 2nd day. 

From 10.00 am Expo-Area with food & drinks at the parking area of Wasserwelt Wagrain. With free admission you can test the latest products from Red BullSkywalkSalewaSuuntoPowertravellerPorcher SportAdventure Menu and other partners.

At 6 pm award ceremony and welcome dinner at the Alpengasthof Kogelalm with the town band Wagrain and the historic Bauernschützen Wagrain. The Flying Mozart cable car has adapted special operating hours on this day: 9.00 am-1.30 pm, 5.00 pm-6.30 pm and 8.30 pm-10.00pm.

This is twice the action!

© zooom~FelixWoelk© zooom~FelixWoelk
Racestart & 2nd turnpoint 16th june

from 1.30 pm Wasserwelt Wagrain parking area with Expo-area

The participants of the Red Bull X-Alps fight their way across the Alps from Salzburg to Monaco in about 1,100 kilometers.

The 2nd Turnpoint - here the participants change the direction - is in Wagrain-Kleinarl. The distance between the turnpoints is not fixed and the athletes can choose their route freely. 

The arrival of the athletes in Wagrain-Kleinarl on Sunday, June 16th, is weather dependent and therefore can not be predicted accurately. In cause good weather conditions, the first athletes reach the turnpoint in Wagrain-Kleinarl in the early afternoon, but in unfavorable flight conditions they will arrive later.

© zooom~LeoRosas© zooom~LeoRosas
LIVE Tracking 

Fans and followers from all over the world can follow every step of the athletes with LIVE Tracking - at the prologue and the race!

Not just tracking - but much more! - With the 3D mode - you are as close to the athletes as never before!

Who will be in front? Which route will be the best choice? - Join live!

Paul GuschlBauer

Athlete from Graz, Austria


Adventurer Paul Guschlbauer is already at the start for the 5th time at Red Bull X-Alps and wants to win! - He was training with us in Wagrain-Kleinarl and we accompanied him:


Red Bull X-Alps athlete Paul Guschlbauer from Austria | © honza-zak-red-bull© honza-zak-red-bull
Interview with event manager Ulrich Grill

Ulrich Grill, event manager of the Red Bull X-alps takes us in the interview behind the scenes of the hardest adventure race in the world.

 Interview (german)


in Wagrain-Kleinarl