Race course

One of the toughest ski mountaineering race of the world!

The race takes place from Zermatt to Verbier (Course Z) respectively from Arolla to Verbier (Course A). It must be accomplished in a single step. 

This unique race is characterized by the length and altitude of the course profile as well as the requirements of the alpine environment.

In figures :

 

Race Z

Departure: Zermatt
Arrival: Verbier
Total length: 57,5 km
Height difference: +4386 m, -4519 m

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Race A

Departure: Arolla
Arrival: Verbier
Total length: 29,6 km
Height difference: +2200 m, -2728 m

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Source: Federal Office of Topography (Swisstopo)

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