High Trail Vanoise
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High Trail Vanoise

The heart of Val d’Isère will beat in time with mountain race lovers during this exceptional weekend. The High Trail Vanoise event features several races for all levels.

05 Jul 2024 - Jul 07 2024
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High Trail Vanoise


The programme:

Friday 5 July

- VERTICAL RACE: From 5pm, the courageous athletes will start at 30-second intervals from the sports club to tackle the footpaths and mountain pastures of the Face de Bellevarde climb.
Saturday 6 July
- HIGH TRAIL VANOISE: The most daring racers will wait until 4.30am on the Saturday morning to set off on one of France’s top trail runs. The HTV race covers 72km with a climb of 4,820 metres. You don’t want to miss this unique experience. Start of the race: 4.30am / Prize-giving ceremony: 4pm
- 6 COLS TRAIL RACE: Not to be taken lightly! A shorter distance than the High Trail Vanoise but just as challenging. (41km / 3,350 metre climb) / Start of the race: 7.30am / Prize-giving ceremony: 4pm
- PLAYSTATION TRAIL RACE (for children): In Val d’Isère, trail running isn’t just for grown-ups! Here, children aged 7 years and over can try trail running and perhaps win a PlayStation. 800 metres for 7-9 year olds, 2.1 km for 10-15 year olds / Start of the race: 10.30am / Prize-giving ceremony: 11am

Sunday 7 July
- LES BALCONS DE VAL: A 20km course and 1,050m climb. The main difficulty is right at the start with the ascent via the Manchet valley to Lake Ouillette, a real gem perched 2,500 metres above sea level. Stunning view over Val d'Isère! Start of the race: 8.30am / Prize-giving ceremony: 12.30pm
- ODYSSEA TRAIL RUN & WALK: The Odysséa association is taking to the heights of Val d’Isère for the 2023 High Trail Vanoise event, when the resort expects to see walkers and trail runners form a pink wave of solidarity along a 9km trail with a 300m elevation gain. Open to all (aged 12 and over), this race promotes health through sport, to help in the fight against breast cancer. Start of the race: 9.30am / Prize-giving ceremony: 11am.

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