Time to get the trainers out and turn our thoughts to summer with this timed trail run, hill climb solo or in relay. The positive height gain is 810m, over 6 hours you do the maximum number of laps uphill on foot on a marked walking trail.
Celebrate the end of winter with this challenge: do as many loops of a set course between Bourg St Maurice and Arcs 1600 in 6hrs
The route: 3.4km distance and 810m of elevation gain
This challenge can be tackled individually or in a team of two over a period of 6 hours. The ascent is done on foot but the descent is by the funicular to save your knees!
There is also a fastest individual climb category for the speediest time from Bourg to Arcs 1600, and a youth race from Les Granges to Les Arcs with a less brutal elevation gain of 421m over 4.3kms.
Where & when
6 hour trail run from Bourg Saint Maurice to Les Arcs 1600