Visitors' Spots

The best spots for visitors!

 

Visitors’ Spot Bad Ischl – Trinkhalle/pump hall (N47° 42.682’ E13° 37.407’)

Start Bad Ischl

Specialty:
Start of course D at 01:00 pm.

Access:
The easiest way is arriving by train. Arriving by car, take exit Bad Ischl Zentrum until the roundabout – either take the first exit to the Kaiservilla parking lot or the second exit towards Bahnhof – train station – to the Kaiserthermen parking garage. From all three points it’s only a five minutes’ walk to the visitors’ spot/start of course D next to the Trinkhalle -pump room
 
Passing Times:
Start course D at 01:00 pm


Visitors' Spot Hütteneckalm

Highlight:
Breath-taking view of the Hallstätter Lake and the Dachstein Glacier

Access: Just take the helicopter shuttle, flying weather permitting! By car it is only possible going from Bad Goisern via the Lasern Street to the mountain hotel Predigstuhl (plenty of parking spaces available). The last five kilometres have to be done by foot (hiking trail via the Zwerchwand). By bike also via the Lasern Street to the mountain hotel Predigtstuhl continuing on the forest road via Roßmoosalm to Hütteneckalm (11,2 km - about 850 meter change in altitude)

Passage Times:
Course A – 1st passage from 06.13 am - 07.09 am, 2nd from 09.36 am - 12.54 pm
Course B - from 10.09 am - 11.49 pm
Course D - from 03.06 pm - 05.11 pm
Course E - from 12.24 pm - 04.27 pm



Visitors' Spot Rathlucka Hütte (N47° 39.166’ E13° 37.606’)

Highlight:
Breath-taking view of the Ewige Wand (Eternal Wall) - Don't forget the binoculars! Great downhill on the former toboggan run!

Access:
by car from Bad Goisern via Lasern Street towards mountain hotel Predigstuhl. Make a left turn at the game reserve downhill towards Rathlucka Lodge. (4,7 km - about 300 meters change in altitude)

Passage Times Saturday:
Course A – 1st passage from 06.26 am - 07.30 am, 2nd passage from 09.48 am until 01.20 pm
Course B - from 10.21 am - 12.17 pm
Course D - from 03.19 pm - 05.32 pm
Course E - from 12.36 pm - 04.51 pm
Course F - from 12.15 pm - 01.18 pm

Passage Time - Unicycle Downhill Friday:
06.05 pm - 06.45 pm



Visitors' Spot Lauffen (N47° 40.282’ E13° 36.799’)

Highlight:
crossing of the "Wilden Lauffen” (rapids of the Traun) at theWindensteg (bridge), spectacular downhill through a narrow alley with steps, great viewing terrace for spectators.

Access:
by car or bike about 3.5 kilometers along the B145 towards Bad Ischl.

Passage Times:
see Weißenbach (- 5 minutes)



Visitors' Spot Weißenbach (N47° 39.729’ E13° 36.326’)

Highlight: 
6 out of 7 course tracks pass this point, the participants of the long course pass it even 3 times; fan area, service station.

Access:
by car or bike along the B145 towards Bad Ischl. After 2.5 kilometres make a left turn towards Weißenbachtal. (parking available at the parking area of Roth and Steffner)

Passage Times:
Course A – 1st passage from 06.36 am until 07.50 am
2nd  passage from 09.59 am until 01.40 pm
Course B - from 10.32 am - 12.38 pm
Course D - from 03.32 pm - 06.41 pm
Course E - from 12.47 pm - 05.22 pm
Course F - from 12.26 pm - 01.57 pm
Course G - from 12.23 pm - 12.47 pm


Visitors’ Spot Altaussee - Hagan Lodge (N47° 39.743’ E13° 44.586’)

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Specialty:
unique visitors’ spot surrounded by the breathtaking Loser and Sandling mountain range. An ideal spot for cheering courses A and E
 
Access:  
by car on the federal road B145, make a turn at the junction L702a towards Altaussee. Follow the L702a via Puchen and Lichtersberg until the Loser-Panorama-Road. After 6 km you will reach the valley station of the Loser cable car and the alpine parks of the Hagan Lodge Altaussee.

Passing Times:
course A – passing time from 07.43 am until 09.38 am,
course E – from 11.28 am until 01.05 pm


Visitors' Spot Obertraun (N47° 33.226’ E13° 41.108’)

Highlight:
Start of the 76,0 km distance, entertainment and music

Access:
The most beautiful way to travel to Obertraun would be by train, or by bike along the east bank of the Lake Hallstatt. By car from Bad Goisern on the B166, make a left turn at the Gosaumühle towards Hallstatt and then along the lake to Obertraun.

Passage Times:
Course A - from 11.25 am until 04.01 pm
Course B – from 11.05 am until 01.43 pm
Course C - 09.45 am start women, passage after warm-up from 10.02 am until 10.18 am
                10.15 am start men, passage after warm-up from 10.31 am until 10.54 am



Visitors' Spot Hallstatt - Salzberg Knappenhaus

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Highlight:
After 11 hairpin bends up to the famous Hallstatt Burial Sites and to the World's oldest salt mine, the steepest part with more than 30 percent is waiting for the participants! In the past years this was often the decisive part for winning the extreme course. However the Salzberg does not only offer a spectacular bike race, visitors may enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake and the surrounding mountains

Access:
By car on the B166 towards Hallstatt-Lahn (ca. 11 km). For a special experience arrive by train and ferry boat! Von Lahn bzw. auch vom Ortszentrum gelangt man zu Fuß über den Salzbergweg (Nr. 640) in etwa 30-40 Minuten hinauf zum Hochtal. Mit der Salzbergbahn geht es etwas schneller.

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Passage Times:
Course A - from 11.56 am - 04.54 pm
Course B - from 11.31 am - 02.57 pm
Course C - from 10.33 am - 12.02 pm

Visitors' Spot Gosau - Sportzentrum (N47° 34.863’ E13° 32.146’)

Highlight: 

Music and entertainment as of noon.

Access:
by car on road B166 towards Gosausee (about 18 km)

Passage Times:
Course A - from 02.11 pm until 08.13 pm
Course B - from 01.19 pm until 07.42 pm
Course C - from 12.46 pm until 05.33 pm

Assistance's Points

Participants may accept catering, spare parts as well as technical support by their coaches the assistant points.  

AP1 Berghotel Predigstuhl (access via Lasern - Wurmstein) N47° 39.221’ E13° 38.536’
AP2 Anzenaumühle (access via B145) N47° 40.077’  E13° 36.608’
AP3 Weißenbach (access via B145) N47° 39.644’ E13° 36.477’
AP4 Goiserer Bridge (only by foot or bike accessible)
AP5 Hagan Lodge (B145 via Pötschenpass to Altaussee) N47° 39.743’ E13° 44.586’
AP6 Bad Ischl Rettenbachmühle (B145 until Bad Ischl Reiterndorf then continue towards Rettenbachtal) N47° 42.407’ E13° 38.364’
AP7 Hallstatt/Lahn (access via B166 to Hallstatt and continue towards Obertraun) N47° 33.345’ E13° 38.748’
AP8 Gosau/Hintertal (B166 to Gosau, then continue towards Gosausee) N47° 32.775’ E13° 30.526’
AP9 Gosau Sports Center (on the B166 to Gosau) N47° 34.859’ E13° 32.136’
AP10 Gosaumühle/ parking lot (B166 until shortly before the intersection towards Gosau) N47° 35.615’ E13° 39.069’

Attention:
Participants whose coach drives with a motorized vehicle on the course are going to be disqualified!