“The definition of true adventure.”

The Red Bull X-Alps adventure competition is back to challenge some of the world’s toughest athletes in a 1,138 km race across the Alps from Salzburg to Monaco via 7 turnpoints in 7 different countries

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RED BULL X-ALPS HEROES

AARON DUROGATI

The Italian professional athlete first felt the call of the mountains at the age of six. Thanks to his passion and undeniable talent, he built a successful career by winning several paragliding world cups.
2016
1st place
Red Bull Elements
2015
1st place
Red Bull Elements
2014
2nd place
Red Bull Dolomitenmann

PAUL GUSCHLBAUER

The Austrian athlete was born to play a key role in outdoor sports. He started with competition mountain biking until he discovered paragliding and soon became a champion in this discipline. Thanks to his preparation and hard work he has won many paragliding world cups.
2015
3rd Place
Red Bull X-Alps
2015
1st place
Red Bull Dolomitenmann Paragliding
2014
1st place
Red Bull Dolomitenmann Paragliding

EXPLORE THE HARDEST ROUTE IN THE HISTORY OF THE EVENT

The Red Bull X-Alps 8th edition requires extreme endurance and an uncompromising approach. 32 athletes will push their limits on the Alps, covering 100 km every day for almost two weeks, hiking or paragliding. They will move across 7 countries, starting from Austria, heading through Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. Their final destination is Monaco – where the winner will cross the finishing line.
COVERING OVER 1,100 KM ACROSS THE ALPS

DISCOVER THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST ADVENTURE RACE

Having the right physique is a starting point, but route planning and strategy is the key. The athletes will also face severe weather conditions and have to adapt accordingly. Here's the data.

TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS
ATHLETES BURN MORE THAN
6.000 KCAL PER DAY
= 13 dishes of spaghetti
GOOGLE TIMES FOR THE ROUTE
32 RED BULL X-ALPS ATHLETES ON AVERAGE

RED BULL X-ALPS COLLECTION