Pure ultra

SwissPeaks 170

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.

 
 
 
 

Information


 
 
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Info

Dates

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

 

 
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Profile

Route

165 km

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.

 
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Chrono

Time limits

First arrival:

22 h

Last arrival: 

53 h

 
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Material

Equipment

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.

 
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Stations

Supply posts

13 posts for catering on the route, including 2 supply stations / bases de vie (with runner's bag), one on arrival. Final dinner with buffet at the restaurant La Lagune Bouveret.

 

 
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Mobilität

Transport

Free shuttle to the start will be organized from Le Bouveret and Sion on the day and day before the race. 

Obligatory registration!

Click here to reserve your shuttle

 

 
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Participation

Registration fee

CHF 160 for the first 50 registrations, then the following prices, inclusive:

- a welcome and finisher gift

- the shuttle to departure

- the buffet dinner at our partner La Lagune in Bouveret

 

 
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Miscellaneous

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).

 

 
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Location

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.

 
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Guide

Roadbook

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.

 
 
 

Downloads


 
 
 

Route profile

165 km - 10'500 m D+ / 11'700 m D-

 

Please click to enlarge

 
 

 
 

Navigation

Click on the corresponding button to download the files as .gpx, .kml or .pdf

 
 

 

Map

Discover interesting visualization functions on the SwissTopo map

 
 
 
 

 

Roadbook

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.

Click here to reserve your shuttle

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.

 

For problems or questions regarding registration: info@utime.ch