In about three months the Ski Orienteering European Championship starts in Obertilliach / Osttirol. The organization and preparations in the region are in full swing. The winter has arrived in southern Austria.
In mid-December and early January two bridges were installed to the trail network in the region, they will connect the competition area between the small streams in the wood. The bridges were built with local wood and will be removed after the event.
Also the first snowfall arrived in the region at the beginning of January. The trails around the biathlon center can already be driven since December. Further snowfalls are expected during the week. Currently the temperature fluctuates in Obertilliach between 0 to -5 degrees celsius.
On 29.02.2016 the ski-orienteering Championship in Obertilliach / Osttirol starts. In six days more than 200 athlets from all around Europe will compete in five different competitions. More than 100 athletes and over 140 junior and youth athletes have registered for the European Championships and the
European Youth and Junior Ski Orienteering Championships. The registration period is open till 23:59 on 14.02.2016.