The dream of every trail runner - a long-distance race through the most beautiful passes and valleys. This unique connection with the Valais will make you dream before, during and after the race. The start is at the foot of the legendary Grande Dixence dam.
Then you'll cross typical and remote villages, explore steep slopes, wild lakes.... in short, you'll discover places you never knew existed before.
Thursday, september 5th, 2019
Pralong, at the foot of the Grande Dixence dam, Val d'Hérémence, Valais, Switzerland
Start at 8 pm
Everything about the times, details and handing over of the race bibs in the official program
10'500 m D+ / 11'700 m D-
Maximum 250 athletes
6 ITRA points - Very alpine course, technically demanding, requires excellent mountain knowledge and sporting skills.
Obligatory equipment according to race rules.
You can leave your runner bag at the starting line. You will find it at every base de vie - supply post. Only the follower bag provided by the organization will be taken care of.
Free shuttle to the start will be organized from Le Bouveret and Sion on the day and day before the race.
Good to know
Briefing on the starting line 20 minutes before the start of the race.
For reasons of sustainability, environmental protection and organisation, private support for runners is limited (information in the roadbook).
Access and places
In the menu infos & services / Access and POI you will find a map with all relevant places, entrances and parking lots before and after the race.
All important information can be found in the roadbook as well as in the plans and maps for download by clicking on the corresponding buttons in the download area.
165 km - 10'500 m D+ / 11'700 m D-
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All important information can be found in the roadbook, which you can download by clicking on one of the buttons below
Directions and parking
For the SwissPeaks 170 we strongly recommend to travel by train or to park your car in Le Bouveret. After the race we do not organise any shuttles. Free buses bring our runners to Pralong the day before or in the morning of the race.
All important information can be found in the roadbook - please note that the parking spaces in the Bouveret are subject to a charge. Runners of the 170 will be provided with a free parking space. In the menu infos & services / Access and POI you will find a map with all relevant places, entrances and parking lots before and after the race.
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