Norway 69° North – Hamperokken 50km – Tromsdalstinden 28km – Blamann Vertical Km
“We cannot think of a better place than the mountains of Tromsø for a skyrace: a place to run between the sky and the earth and to feel freedom. You will run technical ridges with the fjords on every side, and cross grass valleys in true wilderness, while the most iconic and beautiful city Tromso. The course joins the 2 higher summits of the area, Tromsdalstind and Hamperokken, in pure single track and off-trail style “
Tromso SkyRaces comes again for the 3rd edition, following the soul of sky running linking technical summits the participants must have a combination of endurance, speed and mountaineering skills and knowledge.
The route has long and sustained sections of scrambling terrain on Hampeokken ridge, off trail sections on lose rocky parts in Tromsdalstind and off trail forest sections on the lower parts and snow fields on the summits.
Blamann Vertical will take place on Friday 5 august 2016 and Tromso SkyRace (Hampeokken and Tromsdalstind) the 6th August 2016. They will be part of the Vertical and Ultra Sky Runner Series. The event is only suitable for highly experienced competitors and with mountain knowledge.