L'Echappée Belle 28th, 29th and 30th August 2015

05 Dec 2014 17:10
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release
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Credit : Echappée Belle 2014

Registration for the 3rd Edition of L’Echappée Belle Helly Hansen is open from the 15th of December 2014. Challenge yourself and take part in one of 3 exceptional trails across the Massif de Belledonne : 144km, 85km or 47km, two of which are ultras : 500 places per race.

- The Full Echappée Belle, 144 km and 10 900 m D+, a solo race or relay in teams of 2, from Vizille to Aiguebelle, for those who seek a high altitude adventures. A technical trail that scales high mountain tracks and takes you from l’Isère to Savoie with incredible panoramas, over 30 mountains lakes and 15 mountains passes of over 2000 m. A trail for the determined and knowledgeable mountaineer, only 55% finished the race in 2014.
- The North Crossing, 85 km and 6 000 m D+, a solo race from Pleynet/Les 7 Laux to Aiguebelle, for those who long for the unbeaten track. This trail allows the runner to discover the north face of the famous Col Moretan! For adventures who want to push themselves but not spend 1 night under the starts. 67% finished the race in 2014.
- New in 2015 : Follow the Peaks, 47 km an 2 750 m D+ a solo race from Super- Collet to Aiguebelle with 360 views across the Alps. A race for those wishing to test their mountain trail skills in one day.

Credit : Echappée Belle

100% single track – 200% technical – 300% extraordinary

A high altitude trail peppered with mountain lakes, and numerous mountain peaks at more than 2 000 m, culminating in a 2 900 m peak (Croix de Belledonne), peaks and view points with unparalleled vistas… Following 2 successful editions, L’Echappée Belle Helly Hansen is one of the most demanding and breathtaking trails on the tour. The setting, the determination needed and the warm local welcome all come together to create a hugely successful event.

Only 500 runners per race in order to guarantee the safety of the trailers and an overall success.