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Pierre Blanche

Edition 2019

If you get a thrill from ski mountaineering and you’d like to try the night-time experience, La Pierre Blanche is THE race made for you !

Starting in Arc 1600, cadets, juniors, hopefuls, seniors and veterans, men and women alike, will be able to give themselves over to this sport, timed for the occasion, on the dedicated ski-mountaineering piste.

PROGRAMME FOR 10 JANUARY 2019

* From 5.30 to 6.45 pm : Entries and issue of number tabards in la Coupole in Arc 1600
* At 7.00 pm : in-line start at the bottom of the Mont-Blanc chairlift
* At 8.30 pm : cold buffet and prize-giving in la Coupole in Arcs 1600

Option to leave your runner’s bag in la Coupole.

ENTRY FEE :

5€/person including the after-race cold buffet (in la Coupole)

Prize money of 250€ for the 1st woman and the 1st man

NB: Parking – Race access :
The " 3 Arcs" car park in Arcs 1600 is free for competitors.

COURSE

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Positive height differential : 430m

Uphill distance: 2.3km

Total distance: 4.6km

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT :

- One pair of skis with bindings
- One pair of high boots
- One pair of non-slip skins
- One pair of poles
- One head torch
- One UIAA approved helmet: it must be on your head throughout the whole race

ENTRY CONDITIONS

Timed race reserved for individual runners, men and women, cadet, junior, hopeful, senior and veteran, holding a currently valid FFCAM, FFME or FFS licence with mandatory medical visa or a medical certificate dating from less than one year ago.

Enter here.

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  2018' EDITION

If you get a thrill out of ski touring and you want to experience it at night, The Pierre Blanche is the race for you !

Starting from Arc 1600, youngsters, juniors, hopefuls, seniors and veterans, men and women, can all indulge in this sport against the clock on the dedicateds ski touring piste.

Programme for 10 January 2018

* From 5.30 to 6.45 p.m : entries and issue of tabards in la Coupole at Arc 1600

* At 7.00 p.m : in-line start at the bottom of the Mont-Blanc chairlift

* At 8.30 p.m : cold buffet and prize giving in la Coupole at Arc 1600 (trophies for the winners and prizes for the first three in each category).

Course

 

Compulsory equipment

- One pair of skis with bindings

- One pair of high boots

- One pair of anti-slip skins

- One pair of poles

- One head torch

- One UIAA approved helmet : it must be on your head throughout the entire race

Entry conditions

5€/person to include the cold buffet after the race+ licence and/or medical certificate

Parental consent for minors

> Download the registration form here <

We hope to see many of you taking part!

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  EDITION 2017

05 January 2017

If you get a thrill out of ski touring and you want to experience it at night, The Pierre Blanche is THE race for you!

Starting from Arc 1600, youngsters, juniors, hopefuls, seniors and veterans, men and women, can all indulge in this sport against the clock on the dedicated ski touring piste.

Programme for 05 January 2017

* From 6.00 to 6.45 p.m.: entries and issue of tabards in la Coupole

* At 7.00 p.m.: in-line start at the bottom of the Mont-Blanc chairlift– Finish in the Place du Soleil in Arc 1600

* At 8.30 p.m.: cold buffet and prize giving in la Coupole (trophies for the winners and prizes for the first three in each category).

Course

Race profile

 

Compulsory equipment

- One pair of skis with bindings
- One pair of high boots
- One pair of anti-slip skins
- One pair of poles
- One head torch
- One UIAA approved helmet: it must be on your head throughout the entire race

Entry conditions

5€/person to include the cold buffet after the race + licence and/or medical certificate

Parental consent for minors.

> Download the registration form here <

We hope to see many of you taking part!



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