Horn Sledge Racing at Mt. Chopok

Location: Žilinský kraj, okres Liptovský Mikuláš, Demänovská Dolina

GPS: N48°58'18'' E19°34'51''

Venue: Demänovská Dolina

Date: 3/10/2018

Event type: folklore event, gastronomic event, sports event, TOP Event, music festival, event for children, dance event, event for youth

Wild fun at the "horned sledge" made without any single nail or screw. Come to the southern side of Mt Chopok and enjoy a horn sledge race that will be held for the first time on slopes in Jasná. The race starts in the locality of Kosodrevina with the final in the locality of Krúpová.

Horn sledge racing is a fun adrenaline experience for racers as well as a great attraction for spectators to spend a day in a spectacular mountain environment and encourage the horn sledging enthusiasts.

PROGRAMME

08:30 - 11:00 Registration
11:00 - 12:00 Transport of sledges and racers to the start line  
12:00 Start of race  

An accompanying programme for general public presented by Marek Poliak will run all day long in the locality of Krupová. Entertainment provided by DJ Kero, Cheerful Boys from Horehronie Folk Band and Horn Sledgers Male Singing Group will be complemented with animation programme and prize winning competitions. Salaš Zbojská sheep farm will take care of good food. Come and taste typical „halušky“ or different traditional meals from the distinctive sheep farm.

To the venue of The 1st Grand Prix Jasná and back you will be comfortably transported by a ski bus from Brezno and Banská Bystrica. Ski buses are free of charge.

This event is financially supported by Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic

Web: Tatry Mountain Resorts - Jasná Nízke Tatry

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