The Gletscherzunge (glacier tongue) is the entrance to the arena, which is half dammed to create a strong current. It also marks the start of the slalom competition course with its gates. Here the gates can also be positioned as required for training purposes. Two sharp turns are located at the end of the course. The right one, a sport and play spot is perfect for training and practising, while the left one is a large, calm body of water. It can easily be protected or used for beginners and amateurs to have a rest. If you are more experienced, you can head for the right turn, as it is the area with the greatest difference in current. Here there is also a good wave for surfing and playing. Crossing the glacier tongue requires not inconsiderable skill. If you are rafting or in a regatta, keep in the middle or middle to left and carry on in the direction of the Raftloch.
You are now near the left bank and ready to go through the Raftloch (raft hole). As the current continues to flow unhindered from the glacier tongue, it hardly loses any speed. The constricted passage and another drop both create a good wave there and a sharp turn to the left near the bank. An island in the middle divides the Möll here.
The Schneckenschlurf (snail trail) starts to the right of the Raftloch and has two islands channelling the main flow to the left. In the part flowing less fast you will find good eddies, cross currents and small pillows. They are perfect for training technique. From here you can also paddle upriver again. After the Möll joins up to become whole again, the Fischkanal divides the river once more.
The Fischkanal (fish channel) is the narrowest and most angular part of the white water arena. Ideal for training difficult manoeuvres. The Fishkanal is also suitable for paddling upstream when running the Caterpillar waves.
Another division of the river is an L-shaped island called the Caterpillar. If you are in a regatta or rafting, it is advisable when you get to the Fischkanal to change over to the Caterpillar waves on the right side of the river to avoid hitting the stone. The left side of the Caterpillar is quiet, as the current is directed round the island back to the main flow. At the end of the slalom course the groynes are located such that you can also paddle upstream here.
After the slalom finish comes the Apotheker Welle (pharmacist wave). The largest wave in the Möll is an excellent playground for rodeo, surfing and other fun. A chalet restaurant, which is also open in the evenings, is a welcome place to stop and enjoy the scenery.
Nearby is the Hawaii Welle (Hawaii wave), where you can try surfing and ending, and then a few metres further on you get to the Möll’s biggest hole.
The Sarahkiri looks innocuous but has a strong swirl. Passing it quickly is a must if you are less experienced. It is the last obstacle you need to overcome on the course. Afterwards there are
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