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Paragliding between Heaven and Earth

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The Kitzsteinhorn is a mountain in the main chain of the Alps in the district of Kaprun, Salzburg, Austria. The Kitzsteinhorn is part of the Hohe Tauern range in the eastern Alps and reaches a height of 3,203 m. The paragliding launch site is located at 3020 m in the area immediately south of the summit station of the inclined elevator about 100 m above the glacier Schmiedinger. The starting direction is southwest. Challenging the grid because of the soil should be only snow. The wind should come from west to south-west and not greater than 20 km / h. The route crosses the Schmiedinger Kees and if possible the ridge direction Maiskogel. The landing site is located in Fuerth. Max. height difference is 2248m for this site


Photo of two paragliders at the Kitzsteinhorn mountain. An overwhelming bird's eye view is just reserved for these two paragliders. An exciting outdoor adventures can be exercised at the Kitzsteinhorn only when the wind comes from west to south-west and not greater than 20 km / h. It's a most exciting adventure activity. Paragliding gives breathtaking experience, unique natural sightseeing from the airspace which gives memorable fun for the real adventure-seekers. Have a peek at this video:


De Kitzsteinhorn is één bergtop in In het hart van Oostenrijk. De Kitzsteinhorn maakt deel uit van de Hoge Tauern in de Centrale Alpen en bereikt een hoogte van 3203 meter. De paragliding lancering site is gelegen op 3020 m in het gebied direct ten zuiden van het bergstation van de hellende lift ongeveer 100 m boven de gletsjer Schmiedinger. Het uitgangspunt richting zuidwesten. De wind moet komen van west naar zuid-westen en niet meer dan 20 km / h. De route doorkruist het Schmiedinger Kees en indien mogelijk richting Maiskogel. De landingsplaats bevindt zich in Fuerth. De max hoogte verschil is 2248m.


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Taken on July 20, 2010