The third ski tour night race to the Rosshutte alpine hut is a unique competition in the Austrian Tirol for both participants and spectators. It will take place Dec. 19 in Seefeld and is organised by the cross-country and ski touring department of the Seefeld Ski Club.
The participants,equipped with headlamps, will ski down torch-lit slopes, either 504 or 702 metres in altitude, on two different tracks to the Rosshutte mountain hut. The spectators can reach the finish line at the Rosshutte on skis or take a free ride on the Rosshuttenbahn mountain railway.
Seefeld is set at an altitude of 1200 metres. It has a good snow record as well as 72 snowmaking facilities. The 30 kilometres of pistes are divided into 18 slopes, connected by 26 modern lifts. The highest lift reaches an altitude of 2100 metres. Seefeld appeals to all levels, from beginner to expert. Skiers will also find 250 kilometres of cross-country trails. The mountains are dotted with rustic restaurants and bars with sunny panoramic terraces.
Visitors to Seefeld will find a family-friendly atmosphere and a lively après ski scene. More information on the Seefeld ski area or events can be found online.