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This is the longest and toughest course of the Cha Cha Cha Ultra Trail series, held annually in the Verbier valley.
Aimed at seasoned athletes this course will reward you with challenging climbs and dramatic scenery as you cover a long distance.
This is designed to be self selecting.
You must be physically and mentally ready for the challenge! Start and finish points are in Le Châble as this course loops around some of the famous local mountains. With 4 major climbs, one of the toughest is the 1st climb up the Val d'Arpette, before you descend a steep trail into Trient.
Here the 2nd climb takes you up to the stunning Col de la Balme with rewarding views across into France and the Chamonix valley.
This then loops back down into Trient before another gentler climb to the Alpage Bovine.
From here the course descends all the way to the Orsières valley passing Champex Lac for a 2nd time.
There is an aggressive, steep final climb up to Moay on the opposite side of the valley.
From the top here you are greeted with views of Verbier and the finish line in Le Châble valley.
A long technical descent takes you to the finish line where you will be rewarded with a great sense of achievement. Designed for those wanting to push their limits in an extreme way.
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