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Welcome to the 2017 Carpathian Cup! It will be held from June 25 till July 1, 2017, with July 2 reserve day, in the famous Ukrainian flying site Polonina Borzhava ridge in Carpathian Mountains...

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Flying site

Gymba mountain (48.63, 23.27, 1491m), Polonina Borzhava ridge in Carpathian Mountains.
Start place is on the top of the Gymba mountain, is possible in all directions. The start place is grassy, covered with low blueberry bushes, thats enough space for starting out of several dozen paragliders at the same time.

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How to get here

Pylypets village, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine
Headquarter - "Shepit Karpat" hotel
GPS 48.66, 23.28, Alt: 680 m

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Event info

Welcome to the 2017 Carpathian Cup! It will be held from June 25 till July 1, 2017, with July 2 reserve day, in the famous Ukrainian flying site Polonina Borzhava ridge in Carpathian Mountains.

Flying site

Gymba mountain (48.63, 23.27, 1491m), Polonina Borzhava ridge in Carpathian Mountains.
Start place is on the top of the Gymba mountain, is possible in all directions. The start place is grassy, covered with low blueberry bushes, thats enough space for starting out of several dozen paragliders at the same time.
The main ridge is Polonina Borzhava, about 50 km long, with a width of 3-4 km (up to 10 km and more), the highest peak is Stij Mount (1681 m).
Flights conducted usually within a 50 km radius from the start place along of the main ridge, through the valleys and along several neighboring ridges, which are slightly lower.

Organizers

CUMULUS CLUB, Lviv, Ukraine
http://paragliding.lviv.ua
http://paragliding.in.ua
Paragliding Federation of Ukraine
Міжгірська райдержадміністрація
Воловецька райдержадміністрація
Mykola Struk
Director
Bozhena Kuzmych
Administrator
Vitalij Kuzmych
Technical Director
Andriy Chuchko
Administrator
Sergiy Gurnitskiy
Scoring Administrator

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee:
80 Euro equivalent up to 01.06.2017.
100 Euro equivalent after 01.06.2017.
Payment details will be informed to participants by email on request.

Prize fund and scoring categories

There will be awards in the following categories:
Overall
Women
Sport class
Fun class
Teams

General schedule

Sat, Jun 24:
Unofficial training day,
19:00-22:00 Official registration.
Sun, Jun 25:
08:00-10:00 Official registration,
10:00 Competition opening, General briefing,
19:00 Opening ceremony;
Sun, Jun 25 - Sat, Jul 1:
Contest flying days,
Sat, Jul 1:
19:00 Prize-giving & closing ceremony
Sun, Jul 2:
Reserve day.

The hours are subject to change.

Daily schedule

Typical competition day schedule (depending on the actual weather conditions) :
09:00 Headquarter opens,
09:45 Daily briefing, meteo, announcement of results – at Headquarter;
10:00 Transportation to take off,
12:00 Pilots briefing / Task briefing at start place;
12:30-17:30 Flying time;
18:00-20:00 Scoring time;
20:00 Provisional results (depending on the last pilot being retrieved);

The schedule is subject to change according to meet director decision.

Accommodation and Activities

Headquarter - "Shepit Karpat" hotel.
http://www.sepitkarpat.com/

We would like to offer at your opinion all the possible variants of accommodation type, that is going to be: hotels, apartment house, private sector, tents.

Hotels:
Comfortable accommodations: DBL, TRBL, suit, family room.
Parking: The closest hotels: “Pylypets”, “Shepit karpat” (~from 10 Euro with breakfast).

Private sector
Comfortable accommodations: DBL, TRBL, suit, family room.
From 3-4 Euro + 3-4 Euro 2 meals a day.

Tent
With your own tent a place for it will be granted.
From 1 Euro - for place tent (all period), + 0.5 Euro - one person/24h for shower, bathroom in hotel.

Please contact us and we will help you to find accommodation on Your taste.

How to get here

https://www.google.com.ua/maps/place/48%C2%B039'33.2%22N+23%C2%B016'57.4%22E/@48.659214,23.2815121,201m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d48.659214!4d23.282608?hl=uk

Plane
The nearest international airports are Lviv (~200km) and Kyiv (~700km). From there you can to get to Pylypets village by train.

Car
Take road E471 till Nyzhni Vorota; next ~ 20km Volovets; next ~15km Pylypets; next ~5km “Shepit karpat” hotel.

Train
Train station Volovets. From Volovets station taxi ~20km till Pylypets village “Shepit karpat” hotel.
Please check http://www.uz.gov.ua/en/passengers/timetable/ for best timing solution.

Межгорский район, Закарпатская область, Украина
Pylypets village UA

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Tasks and results

Task 1

27 Jun, 2017

47.2 km — Race to goal

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