• <p>Der Wörthersee EXTREM ist eine Ultrawanderung mit 72km und ca. 2000hm rund um den Wörthersee im tiefsten Winter.</p>
  • <p>Der Wörthersee EXTREM ist eine Ultrawanderung mit 72km und ca. 2000hm rund um den Wörthersee im tiefsten Winter. </p>
    Wandern im tiefsten Winter Die Herausforderung!
  • <p>Der Wörthersee EXTREM ist eine Ultrawanderung mit 72km und ca. 2000hm rund um den Wörthersee im tiefsten Winter.</p>
    72km und ca. 2000 Höhenmeter Wörthersee EXTREM

Wörthersee EXTREM

Take on this extreme hiking event and finally put a long-cherished plan into action. The best organized Wörthersee hiking events offer you the opportunity to tackle an extreme challenge even in winter. Along the Wörthersee Trail you will find a special challenge to start the new year.

New two-day program at Wörthersee EXTREM 2023!


Saturday, January 7:

  • Pick-up of starter packages 16.00 - 20.00 hrs.
  • Multi Visions lecture "Alpe Adria Trail" by Herbert Raffalt at 20.30 in the Casineum Velden

Free admission for participants / additional tickets € 15,-.

  • Dinner specials at our gastronomy partner "Restaurant Wrannissimo" from 18.00 to 22.00 hrs.
  • Briefings for the hike at 11.00 p.m. or 11.30 p.m. in front of the reading room of the municipality of Velden
  • Start "Wörthersee EXTREM" at 24.00 o 'clock in the spa gardens


Sunday, January 8:
- from 14.00: Finisher Pasta, souvenir photo and Casino Velden Wheel of Fortune at the "Restaurant Wrannissimo


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Changes are reserved until the event!

We are guided by the current Covid-19 regulations and measures, which is why the program can also change at short notice.

Wörthersee Extreme on 07 January 2023

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This special hiking challenge already begins extremely. It starts exactly at the witching hour in the night from 7 to 8 January 2023 in the middle of the Kurpark in Velden. Without stopping, you will actively walk through the night until the first, longed-for, refreshment station with warm food and drinks awaits you at the Karawankenblick restaurant on the descent from the Pyramidenkogel. From there, it's fast on to Klagenfurt for the second breakfast. On the further route there are warm-up and refreshment stations at Gut Draßing in Krumpendorf and at Thadäushof in Sekull. When you reach the Kurpark in Velden again, you know 100% that you are a Wörthersee Extreme Finisher.


This is what you can expect from this hiking format:



  • Multi Visions lecture "Alpe Adria Trail" by Herbert Raffalt on January 7 at 8:30 pm in the Casineum Velden.
  • A "Wörthersee Starter Package" with a Wörthersee gift and sponsor goodies
  • Accompaniment of the starting field with a total of 3 pace makers of the Mach3Team(with 3 different speeds - depending on ability and fitness level, there is the right speed for everyone!) Please note: the pacemakers should help you to orientate yourself to their target times. They are not hiking guides!
  • Four heated indoor lab stations incl. food & hot drinks
  • Pick-up service at all aid stations in case you have to abort the race
  • Finisher medal for your participation
  • Finisher - Pasta at the restaurant Wrannissimo
  • printed and digital souvenir photo



The Wörthersee EXTREM - experience stations

  • atmospheric start with fire bowls and hot drinks in front of the municipality of Velden.
  • free visit of the observation tower at the Pyramidenkogel
  • New Year's resolution: sink your wish to yourself in Lake Wörthersee
  • "kelag - fresh energy!" Station - with momentum into the last stage
  • Casino Velden wheel of fortune with great prizes for all participants


(subject to change!)

Fact-Check: the most important information about the toughest long-distance hiking event:


Hiking takes place in all weathers!

Route: from the Kurpark in Velden along the Wörthersee-Rundwanderweg (blue and white markings / yellow signs) counterclockwise along the Wörthersee Rundwanderweg with a loop up to the Pyramidenkogel.

Route length: 62km

Meters in altitude: 1 .800 Hm

Walking time: approx. 12 - 15 hours

Starting point:Kurpark in Velden on Lake Wörthersee

Date / Time Start: 7 . on 8. January at midnight (24.00 o'clock)

End time: 16:00 hrs at the finish line or at the latest by 14:00 hrs at the last refreshment station.

Parking: at the ice rink Velden, tennis hall Velden and at Café Marietta at the west entrance of Velden

Participation fee: € 59,- BUY TICKET NOW!

Pick up Starter Package - in the reading room of the municipality of Velden:

  • January 7, 2023 from 16.00 to 20.00 hrs.
  • Without personal collection of the Starter Package participation is not possible!
  • Due to the Corona protection measures the personal pickup obligatory. Please show your official photo ID, green passport or proof, Eventjet ticket as well as proof of discount (e.g.: kelag Plusclub Joker or Kleine Zeitung Vorteilscard)!


CHECK OF THE OBLIGATORY EQUIPMENT!

  • We will check the obligatory equipment of every single participant without exception.
  • headlamp
  • charged cell phone
  • Insulation layer: jacket, hat, gloves
  • rain layer: jacket, trousers
  • Thermos flask with warm drink (refill possibility available on site!)
  • Aluminum emergency blanket

In case of missing equipment, participation is not possible due to safety reasons!


Late registration:

  • 7. January 16.00 - 20.00 o'clock
  • no discounts possible
  • surcharge of € 10,- per ticket to € 69,-
  • Attention: only 20 remaining tickets "first come, first serve".
  • only cash payment possible


Changing room / luggage depot: there will be a checkroom in the reading room of the Municipality of Velden on Saturday, January 7 from 20:00. Here personal items/luggage/clothes can be deposited. The room is closed on Sunday, January 8 from 0.00 to 8:00, no access possible!
If you absolutely want to have permanent access to your belongings, we ask you to store them in your own car or accommodation.
The organizer is not liable for deposited things!


Participant Briefings: 2 briefings before the start at 23.00 and 23.30 in front of the reading room of the Gemeindeamt Velden.

Pacemakers: there will be pacemakers to help you reach a targeted finish time (12, 13 or 14 hours).

Refreshments:

4 refreshment stations along the route with free hot drinks and food.

  • Restaurant Karawankenblick: Soup and bread
  • Lab station Klagenfurt "Pizzeria Da Mario": breakfast
  • Gut Draßing in Krumpendorf: soup with side dish
  • Thadeushof in Sekull: snack and clear soup

For almost all of our participants, our food stations are sufficient for all of their energy needs. Please take additional personal provisions with you if necessary, or cash for a possible stop at an inn / supermarket.

If the legs don't want to anymore: There is the possibility to be brought back to the starting point by our driver at the refreshment stations.

For a pick-up please call the following number: +43 677 634 988 42

If you break off the hike and drive home privately, it is obligatory to cancel the hike by SMS at: +43 677 631 318 63

Emergencies: In case of a medical emergency please call the rescue service on 144!

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More information Everything about registration, travel and what you need to know

Tour data and GPX download: Lake Wörthersee EXTREM

Christian Riedel
© Christian Riedel
Wörthersee EXTREM

Difficulty: hard

Length: 59.6 km

Duration: 780 min

Accommodation at the lake Wörthersee

Wörthersee EXTREM: Impressions 2019

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