Blamann Vertical starting from the sea, climbing directly to the 1044m of the summit of Blamann, the highest summit on Kvaloya island. Just 20 minutes from Tromso, a famous corn with one of the most famous climbing walls northern norway. Will be part of the Vertical Kilometer World Circuit
2.7km – 1044m elevation – II technical level
1 summits (Store Blamann 1044)
cutt-off time at 500m: 45 minutes.
500m soft trail – 500m rocky trail – 50m scrambling (I climbing degree)
The start is at Blåmann parking. It is about a 20 minute drive from Tromso here the map , A bus will take the runners from Tromsø (Hotel The Edge) to the start and back.
MAP OF THE RACE:
DESCRIPTION OF THE SUMMITS
Store Blåmann or Blåmannen is the highest mountain on the island Kvaløya in the municipality of Tromsø in Tromscounty, Norway. It’s located on the northwestern part of the island about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northwest of the city of Tromsø. The mountain has an elevation of 1,044 metres (3,425 ft). The mountain summit can be accessed without special climbing skills or equipment, but caution is advised on the last part of the climb, which can be difficult in wet conditions.