Swiss Irontrail 2016
The 5^ edition in Davos (Ch) on 5-7 August28 July 2016
With its exceptional experiences of nature and diversified routes, the Swiss Irontrail is renowned worldwide as the most beautiful ultratrail.
Ultrarunners, the ambitious, hikers seeking experience and enjoyment, and families alike, will be tempted by the many different routes offered. From the supreme discipline event, with its 200 km, and almost 11500-metre altitude difference, over diversified trails, to the marathon distance event, and experience-filled hiking trails – there is something for everyone who has been bitten by the trail sport bug.
200.3 km | +/- 11440 m
Start: Friday, 05.08.2016, 04.00 a.m.
The ultimate in Alpine athletics, and the most beautiful ultratrail in the world, demands a lot from its runners – we’re talking about matters physical, psychological and technical. It’s the longest and most demanding Alpine ultramarathon. In the trail milieu, this is the diamond amongst diamonds, taking place for its fifth magnificent time. The Start and Finish of this circular route take place in Davos. Cut-off point: 64 hours.
Finisher of T201 receive 6 qualifying points (old 4 points) for the UTMB® 2017.
128,1 km | +/- 6990 m
Start: Saturday, 06.08.2016, 04.00 a.m.
The High Alpine Trail Experience in a Class of Its Own - over passes and passed glaciers. This trail leads the runner into the high Alpine mountain ranges and areas of hidden natural beauty. The highlights of this varied route include the Orgel Pass, the Sertig Pass, the Piz Kesch, the Porchabella Glacier, the Weisshorn of Arosa and the Strela Pass. Start and finish of this circular route are in Davos. Cut-off point: 40 hours.
Finisher of T121 receive 6 qualifying points (old 4 points) for the UTMB® 2017.
90.3 km | + 5420m / -5240m
Start: Saturday, 06.08.2016, 09:15 a.m.
The ultimate trail from Bergün to Davos embraces an attractive and simultaneously challenging route. Like the T121, this trail leads through areas of high Alpine natural beauty which are often concealed to most. The Highlights of this varied route include the Orgel Pass, the Weisshorn peak of Arosa and the Strela Pass. Cut-off point: 34 hours 45 minutes.
Finisher of T91 receive 5 qualifying points (old 3 points) for the UTMB® 2017.
42,3 km | +/- 2290 m
Start: Saturday, 06.08.2016, 08:00 a.m.
The Circular Alpine Marathon Route passes through the most beautiful Alps of Graubünden. From the start in Davos, it leads over the Schatz Alp to the picturesque Stafel Alp, and with splendid views of this area, up to the Furgga meadows. From there, the trail continues over the Strela Pass and back down to Davos. Cut-off point: 16 hours.
Finisher of T41 receive 3 qualifying points (old 1 point) for the UTMB® 2017.
23,7 km | +/- 1270 m
Start: Sunday, 07.08.2016, 10:30 a.m.
The diversified circular hiking trail in Davos appeals especially to those who wish to try and experience the trail, and is suitable for both ambitious hikers, as well as those who simply enjoy a good hike. Cut-off point: 9 hours 30 minutes.
18.6 km | 1060 m / -1250 m
Start: Saturday, 06.08.2016, 10:30 a.m.
The attractive hiking route in the middle of the idyllic mountain landscapes is the ideal introduction to trail sport. The route from Arosa to Davos promises amazing natural experiences, and is excellent not only for ambitious hikers, and also for those keen on enjoying a good hike. Cut-off point: 13 hours 30 minutes.