Saalbach Austria

Posted by: hartmann

Saalbach Austria - 09/16/02 10:53 AM

Hi All,
I just got back from the "World Games of Mountain Biking" in Saalbach Austria. We had three days of spectacular riding, mostly downhill since we used the gondolas to go up except during the cross-country and marathon races. For $115 we got 3 nights lodging (breakfast included), 4-day gondola pass (4 gondolas to ride), 3 passes to the nightly pasta party and the race package with the obligatory T-shirt. The peak behind us (I’m in the middle) was the 2nd big climb of the half/full marathon and was almost 4000 feet. I only did the ½ marathon, which was only 43 km. The full had 2 more big climbs and was 82 km long. There are lots of other great places to ride over here also.