Odlo High Trail Vanoise a full nature and high mountain trail
A unique race organized in Val d'Isère
From the 5th to the 7th of July, Val d’Isère will organize the Odlo High Trail Vanoise® unique races for well prepared and fit mountain trail runners.
The Odlo High Trail Vanoise® consists of 8 challenging races of varying levels, allowing you to discover the impressive and magical high mountain sceneries of Tarentaise and Maurienne.
The « Vertical Kilometre » will be the first race of this 3-day long week end on Friday. Runners will climb the famous ski slope the « Face de Bellevarde ».
The fittest long distance runners will start at 4 AM, in the pre-dawn darkness of Saturday morning to race one of the toughest race in France. The 40-mile-long race (67km), climbs 16,400 feet (5400 metres ) culminating at the Grande Motte glacier in Tignes, 12,000 feet high.
The Odlo High Trail Vanoise® is a qualifying race for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® :
– The « HTV – 70k » will give you 2 points according to the old ITRA race scale, and 4 according to the new scale (level mountain 12)
– The « 6 cols – 42k » will give you 1 point according to the old ITRA race scale and 3 according to the new one. (level mountain 12)
– Val d’Isère balconies race « les Balcons de Val d’Isère – 20k » won’t give you any point according to the old scale but will give you one according to the new one (level mountain 9)