Big Mountain Hochfügen
A total of 70 skiers and snowboarders (m/f) with high FWQ and FWT ranking are expected to compete at the 4* World Tour Qualifier in Hochfügen. The contest will be held on the renowned and well-known “Hochfügen Ostwand”. The Big Mountain Hochfügen is one of seven 4* qualifiers worldwide and the only Austrian contest on a 4* level.
- Detail Information for the track
- Start: 2.350 m
- Finish: 1.980 m
- Difference: 370 m
- Length: 700 m
- Orientation: East to North East
- Steepness: up to 50°
Distance from lift: approx. 25 minutes
from top station Hochfügen 2000
Registration is only via FWT Website – no direct registration with the organizers. Registration will be opened December 4th 2012. Click this link for all rules and tools related to riders.
According to FWT seeding lists riders will receive a confirmation email from FWT management if they are selected or not for 4* Big Mountain Hochfügen. After this rider will have 4 open days to complete payment in order to secure their spot. Should a rider fail to complete his registration (payment) within the 4 open days, he will lose his spot. The next registered rider on the seeding list will automatically receive an email that he has 4 open days to complete registration.
- Classified riders from actual Freeride World Ranking
- Qualified riders from Big Mountain Open
- Wild cards by organizers
- Valid registration
- Confirmation by FWT management
- The minimum age is 18. No exceptions will be made
The registration fee for Big Mountain Hochfügen is € 120,00 which includes international insurance, ski tickets for two days, riders goodie bag, dinner at riders-evening, shuttle-bus from Fügen to Hochfügen ski resort and welcome drink at the House of Hygge Contest Party.
If the contest is cancelled due to bad snow or weather conditions, competitors will receive a refund of the registration fee if the contest is cancelled 21 days prior to event, a 50 percent refund of the registration fee and full refund of insurance if the contest is cancelled 7 to 2 days prior to the arrival date and no refund of the registration fee but full refund of insurance after the arrival date.