The legendary Streif

A highlight in winter as in summer

The Streif in summer


Millions of skiing fans have the images from the last Hahnenkamm-race fresh in their mind’s eye. But not many can identify the legendary key sections such as Mausefalle, Steilhang, Brückenschuss or Hausbergkante in actual terrain.
The Mausefalle, for one, is even more spectacular when seen in summer as an Alpine pasture, because the slope gradient stands out much more distinctly than on a snow-covered ski slope ....

The legendary start house

Summer experience Streif

The World Cup feeling of a special kind

9 Activity-stations- 2 kilometres - 100 metres elevation drop

Over a distance of 3,312 metres and 860 meters elevation drop, the Streif features numerous key sections which can now be easily explored even in summer – great fun for the whole family.
Based on the nine sections of the original racecourse the stations require skill, endurance and balance.

The Hahnenkamm-race - Ski World Cup at close

Pictures that go around the world

© Kitzbüheler Skiclub

The legendary Streif racecourse, as the likely most challenging course of the Alpine Ski World Cup, captures the imagination of the skiing world each and every year. Jumps up to 80 metres, steep slopes with up to 85 percent gradient and speeds of up to 140 km/h make the Streif one-of-a-kind in the World Cup circus.

Tens of thousands of fans on site and millions watching on TV: Every year the legendary Hahnenkamm-race puts the wintry spotlight on the sports town of Kitzbühel.

Some thrilling details and facts:

  • From the start house at 1,665 metres above sea level, the downhill run covers a distance of 3,312 metres and a difference in altitude of 860 metres to the finish at 805 metres.
  • Skiers reach average speeds of more than 100 km/h.
  • The course record of 01:51.58 was set in 1997 by Carinthian Fritz Strobl.

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