High Trail Vanoise

HIGH TRAIL VANOISE - 70KM 5400M D+ (SOLO & RELAY)

DESCRIPTIF DE CETTE COURSE EN MONTAGNE GRANDIOSE EN PLEINE NATURE

Le High Trail Vanoise est une course exceptionnelle et unique en son genre !

En effet, elle relève d’une technicité et d’une endurance sans faille due à différents passages comme l’ascension de la Grande Motte (équipé pour l’occasion), le glacier

RACE DESCRIPTION

The Odlo High Trail Vanoise is a unique and an incredible race.

Technical and tough, the Odlo High Trail Vanoise starts from the ski resort and typical village of Val d’Isère before reaching the village on the other side of the mountain, the resort of Tignes

From there, runners will reach the summit on the glacier of « la Grande Motte » a little under 12,000 feet (3653 metres high). The route is steep, and near the summit, ropes will be placed to assist runners. From the top you will discover breath-taking sceneries like the « Ouillette lake » or the « lost Valley ».

The departure will take place on Saturday the 7th of July 2018 at 4 am in front of the club des sports

High Trail Vanoise routeont le sommet se situe à 3653m d’altitude !

Le parcours de ce trail montagne permet également de découvrir des paysages extraordinaires, comme par exemple le superbe Lac de l’Ouillette perché à 2500m ou encore la “Vallée Perdue”, une nature d’une rare beauté !

Départ le 7 juillet 2018 à 4h00 / Club des sports de Val d’Isère

Voir le parcours sur Trace de trail

NEW IN 2018! THE RELAY RACE ( X2 ) ON THE HIGH TRAIL VANOISE

To offer the participants a larger choice, and give more trailers the opportunity to run up the “Grande Motte Glacier” we have decided to create a relay race by 2. The first leg will end up at the food station of “La Daille” after 35 km of race. The first leg will be a 35 km long run with 2300 m. of ascent, the second runner will run on 35 Km and climb 3000 M.

ODLO HIGH TRAIL VANOISE 2018 ROUTE

Route picture

ODLO HIGH TRAIL VANOISE 2018 RACE PROFILE

Parcours du High Trail Vanoise - Val d'Isère, trail montagne de 70KM et 5400M de dénivelé positif

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REFRESHMENT POSTS

1st RP: “Panoramic” restaurant of La Grande Motte –  KM 14/21 – 3032m  (both  ways)

2nd RP: la Daille – KM 35 – 1796m

3rd RP: Lake of la Sassière – KM 41- 2500m

4th RP : Fornet – KM – 49 – 1930m

5th  RP:  Bar restaurant la Cema – KM 54 –  2710m

6th  RP:  Col de l’Iseran – KM 62 – 2764m

TIME BARRIERS

Time barriers have been calculated to their ultimate limits so that you’ll have enough time to finish the HTV. No runners, whatever the reason, will be allowed to run beyond those precise limits, for safety reasons.  Participants must conform to the time and to the controllers’ instructions. They must well organize their race so that they will not have to rush to finish the race.

REFRESHMENTS & BARRIERS

Refreshments and barriers – High Trail Vanoise – Val d’Isère

COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT

Tights, leggings, long shorts high socks

1 whistle / a one little water bottle full/ snacks and food / one survival blanket / hoodie wind stopper jacket / hoodie waterproof rain jacket / gloves / sun glasses / cell phone / hat or cap / Buff  Yaktrak (or equivalent) for climbing the Grande Motte glacier / re-usable cup / spare changing clothes in a sealed bag :  warm long sleeve T/ tights / socks

Beware: Ice Crampons are completely forbidden

RECOMMENDED MATERIAL

Two layers of warm clothes for the upper body, one layer for the legs, sunscreen, sunblock, adhesive elastic band for a bandage or a strapping , walking sticks. The recommended equipment depends on the weather forecast , be prepared to face the cold as well as extreme heat.

BEWARE

Bags and material will be controlled at the departure and throughout the race. Any participant will be disqualified from the race if any required item is missing.