Contest

Worldclass Athletes
A total of 70 skiers and snowboarders (m/f) including wild cards with high FWQ and FWT ranking are expected to compete at 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 well established Austrian contest on a 4* level.

Location
The location of the contest face „Ostwand“ is in the middle of the Hochfügen ski resort. Visitors have a perfect view directly from the 8er Alm right on the mountain station of the brand new 8er Gondola.  Even without skis you will have a great experience! Good food, good mood and a perfect view on the action.

Watch the Action
On the contest day, freeriders from all over the globe will give the jury, guests and spectators an impressive show on the famous »Hochfügen Ostwand« They will display perfect lines, breathtaking cliff jumps and acrobatic tricks in Hochfügen’s untouched powder. Guests and spectators can join the spectacle with best visual conditions from the spectator area at the 8er Alm close to 8er Jet top station.

Testival
Partners and sponsors of the Big Mountain Hochfügen will present their products in the Expo Area at the 8er Alm. Come along to view, learn about and test the products at any time!

Presenting sponsor Dynastar/Lange will offer a Test Center for everybody.

HOW to watch

The location of the contest face „Ostwand“ is in the middle of the Hochfügen ski resort. Visitors have a perfect view directly from the 8er Alm right on the mountain station of the brand new 8er Gondola.  Even without skis you will have a great experience! Good food, good mood and a perfect view on the action.

 

Enjoy the food and Event Area at the 8er Alm. It is located right at the top of the 8er Gondola, where you have the best view on all the action. Enjoy the freeride atmosphere, the brand new Doppelmayer Chairlift and enjoy a great day at the Hochfügen Ski Resort.

Find your way to the Action on the Ski Resort Map right below

Ski Resort Map
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Parties

Warm Up Party / Kosis in Fügen
Start with us in the Big Mountain Weekend. Good Music, cold drinks and freeride talk.
Eat, drink and have fun. Meet the riders, get in the mood.

 

  • Thursday, 26th January
  • Start 20:00 
  • Location: Kosis Bar

Night Party „Fire / Food / Drinks“
Be part of the excitement on the evening before the contest. Meet the athletes, join the party with good food, drinks and sound! Get your warm Jackets out, we will be outside in the Hochfügen ski area parking lot. 

 

  • Friday, 27th January
  • Start 17:30 
  • Location: Hochfügen parking behind Kristallbar
  • Red Bull Event Truck & DJ
  • Bib Draw
  • Food & Drinks

Celebrate at the HERZALM in Fügen
Celebrate with all the athletes and winners of the BM Hochfügen.
Be prepared for a pretty good time and some surprises!

  • Saturday, 28th January
  • Start 18:00
  • 2nd winners ceremony 20:30
  • Location: Herzalm Fügen

WIN EVERYTHING in the BM FREERIDE package

  • 1 pair of Dynastar Cham Powder Skis & Bindings 
  • 1 pair of Leki Gloves & Poles
  • 1 pair of Julbo Goggles & Sunglasses
  • 2 trays of Red Bull
  • 1 case of Big Mountain Special Edition Stiegl Beer
  • 2 Hochfügen Ski Tickets

 

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