Blamann Vertical Briefing

Hi SkyRunners, Here is online some important informations for the Blamann Vertical Kilometer:

Program Friday 4 august:

10:00-13:00 Bib pick-up at Hotel The Edge (map)

13:30: Bus from Tromsø (200m to the left of Hotel The Edge) to start in Kvaloya (bus back to Tromsø after the race when runners fill-it.

15:00: Start Blamann Vertical

18:30 Podiums at Hotel The Edge (map)

Cutt Off Time:

45′ at 500m

The Race description:

Start at sea level.

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0-300m elevation on soft trail

300-500m on grass and rocky terrain

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600-700m snow and slabs rock

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700-1041m steep rocky terrain

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ATTENTION TO LOOSE ROCKS ON THE TOP PART: If a rock falls please to scream “Rock”

Finish on the summit of Blamann (1041m)

Downhill on the same trail (attention with runners going up and rocks fall)

Marks: RED and YELLOW flags and red tape

Aidstations:

fresh water during the uphill (all the water in the mountain; rivers, fontaines…) is good

Water in the top

Fruit and cinnamon rolls and tea on the start area / finish after the race

Recomended gear:

NO MANDATORY GEAR BUT WIND OR RAIN JACKET, WARM CLOTHES, GOOD PROFILE SHOES, GLOVES

Weather Forecast:

https://www.yr.no/sted/Norge/Troms/Tromsø/Store_Blåmann~304712/https://www.yr.no/sted/Norge/Troms/Tromsø/Store_Blåmann~304712/

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