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black UTMB - Ultra - Trail du Mont Blanc

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104.4 mile 168.0 kilometer loop
75% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 30,052' 9,160 m
Descent: -30,053' -9,160 m
High: 8,283' 2,525 m
Low: 2,434' 742 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 58% (30°)

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One of the world's most difficult & popular trail races.

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Features Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

UTMB is a mega outing through the mighty Alps circumnavigating the iconic Mt Blanc. Commitment to the UTMB will test the fabric of the human body & spirit to the utmost extent. Refer to the official race website for all details: ultratrailmb.com/

Runner Notes

Rocks, roots, snow, glaciers, sun, rain, hallucinations. You name it, this course can throw it at you.

Description

The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (aka. UTMB) is a 104 mile / 166 km ultramarathon with a staggering 30,000' / 9,600M of ascent. The race started in 2003 and with more than 2,000 competitors on the starting line, it's simultaneously one of the most difficult & largest trail races in Europe.

The course starts and ends in Chamonix, touching France, Italy & Switzerland as it loops around Mt Blanc.

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Sep 12, 2018
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