MXAlps

61km and 4'100 m D+

Come and enjoy an exceptional panorama with 360 degree views over the Mont Blanc, the Dents du Midi and many other peaks of the Alps but also the impressive “Tours d’Aï” of Leysin leading up to the plunging views over Lake Geneva from Malatraix and the Pointe d'Aveneyre to the Rochers de Naye and of course the impressive Dent de Jaman. A true alpine trail for experienced runners or for those wanting to participate for the first time in a long distance race. A "to do" race before attempting the adventure of the MXtrem160!

* Route is subjet to change

Information

Withdrawal of bib numbers

Friday 27/07 from 5 pm until 8 pm at the Market Square in Montreux and Saturday 28/07 from 6 am until 8 am directly in Gryon (shuttle from Montreux and Villeneuve available).

Warning: mandatory equipment will be controlled with ID card

Departure

Saturday 28/07 at 8.45 am in Gryon (La Barboleuse)

Refreshment stations

La Forclaz, Leysin, La Berneuse, Joux Verte, Col de Chaude, Haut de Caux

Maximum Time

Leysin: after 8 hours (16.45 Saturday 28/07)
Col de Chaude: after 17 hours (01.45 on Sunday 29/07)
Montreux: after 20 hours (4.45 am on Sunday 29/07)

Mandatory equipment

A functional headlamp with an extra set of replacement batteries, a survival blanket (2.20 x 1.40m), a whistle, a waterproof jacket, an adhesive elastic band (strapping), a cell phone functional in Switzerland, a reserve of water (min. 1 l.), food reserve, a head protection (a cap or Buff or bandana), a long-sleeved T-shirt (Armsleeves allowed), long running tights (or a combination of leggings and calf sleeves are accepted), cup.

Recommended equipment

A replacement headlamp

Personal belongings
Each participant will be able drop off others personal belongings at the Start in Gryon on Saturday morning. All bags are then returned to Montreux.
The organizer declines all responsibility in case of loss or steal of any valuable item or cash
Difficulty

★ ★ ★ A wonderful first experience of long distance trail and a challenging race for runners accustomed to half-marathon or marathon distances (ITRA, 4 points).

Fees

Launching price: 65 CHF until 15/12/2017

80 CHF until 01/07/2018 and then increase until 26/07/2018

Transports

Free Shuttle buses will be organised on Saturday morning (06h00 – 07h00) from Montreux (Place du Marché) and Villeneuve (Tronchenaz free parking) to the starting area in Gryon.

Parking

Free parking in Villeneuve is recommanded (5km from Montreux and 1.5km from A1 Highway Exit).

Location : Route de la Tronchenaz.

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