The 29th edition of the Red Bull Dolomitenmann takes place over the weekend of 8-10 September 2016. Some 440 adventure athletes will converge on the Lienz Dolomites to take part in the multi-sport adventure competition.
Athletes compete in teams of four, made up of a mountain runner, paraglider pilot, mountain biker and kayaker. Each athlete must complete a leg of a tough mountain course, with the total time of the team to count.
The race attracts some of the best adventure athletes in the world.
Paul Guschlbauer’s five top tips for a multi-day hike-and-fly adventure in the Alps – a great introduction to what pilots need to know before setting off on a vol-biv adventure. “The first step is always the hardest – don’t care about it, just go outside and take the first step. You will be in the adventure. Just […]
What’s it really like to take part in the Red Bull X-Alps? Cross Country Magazine writer Matt Warren spent four gruelling days chasing Paul Guschlbauer – and his dog, Vitali – around Austria’s mountains to find out Paul Guschlbauer is finishing a can of Red Bull (yes, he really does drink it) and I’m pondering […]
“Landing a Super Cub on a mountain top is a similar feeling to top-landing a paraglider on a small remote mountain somewhere in the Alps.” Paul Guschlbauer tells how he explored the Alaskan wilderness’s untrammeled flying sites – in a Super Cub bush plane. See what else is in Issue 178