Registration will start on January 15th 2018
3 courses in altitude throught the wild Massif of Belledonne on August 31th, September 1st and 2nd 2018. If you want to live the adventure Echappée Belle, save the date of January 15th for the opening of the registration on www.lechappeebelledonne.com/
144k and 11100m of elevation for an extraordinary adventure on an exceptional landscape…
The reputation of Echappée Belle is proven. More and more trail runners from all around the world comes in Belledonne. A very technical course with a lot of elevation, finished in more than 27 hours for the first and 56 hours for the last finishers. Born in 2013, the Ultra Crossing of Belledonne is a reference now in the Ultra Trail Running world. A demanding race, with wild and mountainous character, and the beauty of its landscape. With more than successive 40km over 2000m and a minimum of way down to the valley, the Échappée Belle offer an unique experience and an amazing landscape: over 30 lakes of altitude, panoramic ridges and a summit at 2926m, with a family-friendly spirit and volunteers who takes care of the runners.
After a start with headlamp on the wonderful Domain of Vizille (near Grenoble), the path quickly rises to offer fantastic views and unveiling step by step the lakes of Belledonne: lake Achard, lakes Robert, lake Léama, lake Longet, lake of Crozet, lakes of Doménon, lake Blanc…A very technical ground giving pride to the stone! From the Pleynet / Les 7 Laux, start of the 2nd race of 85k, with a run between the several hundred years old trees of the the majestic forest of Belledonne, before to grow the dreaded Col Moretan (1500mD+ and 1500mD-), a very steep slope with ropes to help the down and a nice firm. The lakes Moretan will bring a small comforting feeling in the Valley of Veyton, where the path disappears until the wild aid station of Perioule. Since Super collet, start ot the 3rd race of 47k, the Ridge of Ferices offer a huge view on the Alps before to finish on a wooded path to join Aiguebelle (Savoie).
Few weeks before to launch the registration
You want to live an adventure? Save the date, the registration of the 6th edition of the Echappée Belle will start on January 15th 2018.
- Echappée Belle Integrale, 144k and 11100m D+, solo or duo, from Vizille to Aiguebelle, for sky running lovers. A technical and commitment trail running, between trail and high-mountain which allow you to rally Isère to Savoie with incredible panoramas. An alpine run for aware trail runner!
It takes part of the French Challenge UMNT (Ultra Mountain National Tour)
- The North Crossing, 85k and 6050m D+ solo from Le Pleynet/Les 7 Laux to Aiguebelle, for runner would like wild and unfrequented path. This Ultra trail will allow you to discover the north part of Belledonne by day and its famous Moretan Pass!
- The Ridge Track, 57k and 4100m D+, solo from Super-Collet to Aiguebelle with a unique panorama of the Alps. A course for trail runners would like to approach the technical run of Belledonne on a day.
Be careful, to preserve the friendly character of the race, the number of runner is limited to 500 runners per race (added 100 places for the duo on 144km).