Guinness World Records™

"For the longest sledge chain of the world"

508 sledders set a new world record – the world’s longest chain of sledders linked up and rumbled down the hillside. Which earned them an entry in the book of Guinness World Records™. Lena Kuhlmann from Guinness World Records™ presented the prestigious certificate in Bramberg.

The world-record attempt took place on 22 January 2017, on the world’s longest floodlit sled run (14 km in length and dropping 1300 vertical meters) located in Wildkogel-Arena Neukirchen & Bramberg.

508 linked-up sledders took on the challenge and, in magical conditions in front of a fantastic crowd of spectators, managed to set the new world record. The astonishing 750 meters-long chain of sledders slid down the 650 m course in just over four minutes, doing so in perfect sync.  The world record sledders were led by two-time natural-track tobogganing world champion Lea Geiger from Zillertal. All participants can now proudly sport their personal “Guinness World Records™ Holder Medal”, while the official Guinness World Records™ certificate was accepted with great joy by the organizers from Wildkogel Lift Company.

“Our organizing efforts were rewarded. We are over the moon and very proud to have brought this world record title to the Wildkogel Arena. Already an unofficial record holder as the world’s longest floodlit sled run,  meandering a total of 14 km from the Wildkogel down to Bramberg, the region is now proud to boast an undisputed Guinness World Records™ title. That truly is a special event“, proudly proclaim Rudolf Göstl and Bernhard Gruber from the Wildkogel Lift Company.

Since last summer, the over 20-person team from the Wildkogel Lift Company and Bramberg Tourist Office had been busy making all the preparations. In addition to the 508 sledders, on the day of the event more than 80 volunteers and security staff also gave it their all to insure the world record attempt would succeed. The certificate and title were awarded, and given a befitting celebration, at the World Record Party hosted afterwards at the valley station of the Smaragdbahn lift.

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Lifts
Pistes
Status Typ Name
I Wildkogelbahn I
II Wildkogelbahn II
III Smaragdbahn I
IV Smaragdbahn II
V Ganzeralm
VI Frühmesser
VII Pfeifferköpfl
VIII Braunkogel Schlepplift
IX Gensbichlalm
X Ganzeralm Tellerlift
XI Wolkenstein Tellerlift
XII Preimis Schlepplift
XIII Eggerfeld Anfängerlift
XIV Wennser Gletscher I
XV Wennser Gletscher II
XVI Kaserboden
XVII Wildkogelscharte I
XVIII Wildkogelscharte II
Status Typ Name
19 1 Wildkogelbahn Berg - Mitte
18 1a Wildkogelbahn Mitte - Neukirchen Talabfahrt
18 2 Pfeifferköpfl Berg - Smaragdbahn Berg
19 2 Wildkogelbahn Berg - Pfeifferköpfl
20 2 Pfeifferköpfl
18 3 Ganzeralm
19 3 Ganzeralm
18 4a Wildkogelbahn Berg - Ganzeralm
18 4b Smaragdbahn Berg - Braunkogel / Ganzeralm
18 5 Pfeifferköpfl ("Autobahn")
18 6a Wildkogelbahn Berg - Gensbichlalm
18 6b Neukirchen Talabfahrt
20 6 Neukirchen Talabfahrt
18 7 Gensbichlalm
19 7 Gensbichlalm
18 8 Gensbichlalm - Braunkogel
19 9 Braunkogel
20 10 Braunkogel - Ganzeralm
19 11 Braunkogel / Frühmesser Süd - Ganzeralm
19 12 Frühmesser - Ganzeralm
18 13 Frühmesser
19 14a Smaragdbahn Berg - Mitte
19 14b Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg Talabfahrt
20 16 Braunkogel
18 17 "Skimovie" Rennstrecke
18 1b Skiweg Stockenbaum
18 14a Skiweg Bramberg
18 14b Skiweg Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg
18 15 Skiweg Neuhaus
22 32 Pfeiferköpfl
Status Name
Wennserloipe
Talloipe Bramberg
Loipe Neudau
Loipe Dürnbach
Loipe Rosental
Loipe Sulzau
Loipe Trattenbach
Loipe Schönbach
Loipe Einöd
Loipe Markteinstieg Stockerfeld
Status Name
14a Rodelbahn Bramberg
1b Familien-Rodelbahn Stockenbaum
14b Rodelbahn Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg
15 Familien-Rodelbahn Neuhaus
Rodelbahn Kühnreit