Not available in 2019

160km and 12'000 m D+
"We are the champions"

The mythical adventure: the Vaud Alps experience tour!

An exceptional start for an exceptional race: The fantastic Chillon Castle, a beautiful example of a medieval landmark from where the race is starting. A race that honors the mountains and limits to a strict minimum the flat and road sections and all that keeps the runner away from the mountains and nature. It will start with a first climb of … 1600 m of positive elevation towards the Rochers de Naye, and sets the tone for the remainder of the race. After crossing the Pays d'Enhaut and the Diablerets regions, it will be time to climb to the "Col des Pauvres" and its gorgeous views on the Muveran range. Followed by a magnificent way back through Grand-Chamossaire and Leysin before finishing with the majestic gorges of Chauderon after a descent … of 1,600 meters!

MAGICAL, right? Well it is EXCEPTIONAL! The decision is yours!


Withdrawal of bib numbers

You are a year too early...

Warning: Mandatory equipment will be checked with ID card


Will not take place in 2019

Refreshment stations

Sonchaux, Preise-au-Maidzo, La Lécherette, Lac Lioson, Col du Pillon, Alpage de la Croix, Solalex, Pont-de-Nant, Euzanne, Gryon, La Forclaz, Leysin, La Berneuse, Joux-Verte, Col de Chaude, Haut de Caux

Menu card
Maximum Time
  • Lioson: after 10 hours (4 pm on Friday)
  • Solalex: after 20 hours (2 am on Saturday)
  • Gryon: after 32 hours (2 pm on Saturday)
  • Leysin: after 40 hours (10 pm on Saturday)
  • Montreux: after 57 hours (3 pm on Sunday)
Mandatory equipment

A functional headlamp with an extra set of replacement batteries, a survival blanket (2.2 x 1.4 m), a whistle, a waterproof jacket (10’000 mm / h), 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), gloves, cup (1.5 dl)

Recommended equipment
sunglasses, solar cream
Spares bags
On top of the 2 drop bags going to the life base in Solalex and Leysin, each participant will be able drop off others personal belongings at the Start in Chillon on Friday 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

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Extreme, it is the challenge of a season or even of a lifetime! Challenge yourself! (ITRA, 6 points)

Not available in 2019


Shuttle buses will be organised from Thursday 4 pm to 7.30 pm between Villeneuve (free parking) to Montreux (bibs) and then on Friday morning from Villeneuve to Montreux and Chillon (start)


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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