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High Trail Vanoise

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

HIGH TRAIL VANOISE – A UNIQUE RACE IN THE MOUNTAINS

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 6th of July 2019 at 4 am in front of the club des sports

High Trail Vanoise route

NEW IN 2019! THE DUO RACE ( TEAM OF 2 ) 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” with your race partner. we have decided to create a DUO race.

ODLO HIGH TRAIL VANOISE 2020 ROUTE

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ODLO HIGH TRAIL VANOISE 2020 RACE PROFILE

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

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AID STATIONS

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

2nd AS: la Daille – KM 35 – 1796m

3rd AS: Lake of la Sassière – KM 42 – 2500m

4th AS: Fornet – KM – 49 – 1930m

5th/6th  AS:  Col de l’Iseran – KM 54/62 – 2729m

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.

AID STATIONS & BARRIERS

Aid Station and barriers – High Trail Vanoise – Val d’Isère

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT & recommended

1L of water Mandatory
Food Mandatory
Survival Blanket Mandatory
hoodie waterproof rain jacket Mandatory
Gloves Mandatory
Sunglasses Mandatory
A cell phone (Charged and switched on . The phone must be connected to the French network) Mandatory
Working headlamp Mandatory
Beanie OR Cap OR Buff Mandatory
Yaktrakx or similar (mandatory on Grande Motte last segment and on Pissaillas Glacier depending on snow patrol) Mandatory
Plastic cup for water Mandatory
spare changing clothes in a sealed bag with warm long sleeve T +  tights OR 3/4 tight with high socks covering the knees Mandatory
Poles Recommended
Strapping band Recommended
Sunscreen Recommended

Alpinism crampons are forbidden !

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.