Mountainpeaks.jpg

THE RACE

Registrations are open 

Crossing Switzerland

390 KILOMETRES WITH 24'000 M D+

200bibsonly2.png

An exceptional ultra-trail for exceptional landscapes: after a departure in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, the route will bring you soon into Switzerland. After an relatively easy start you will soon discover the Alps crossing Switzerland from the east to the west. Visiting 7 cantons, known for their beautiful scenery you will be welcomed by our great team of volunteers at one of our many refreshment posts. And finally, the finish line awaits you in Montreux where you can relax, share your adventures and enjoy a dive into the Lac Léman, while legendary Freddie Mercury is watching over you.

THE AMAZING ADVENTURE

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

DEPARTURE

ARRIVAL

Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Saturday July 23, 2022 at 22h00.

Montreux, Switzerland until Sunday July 31, 2022, 14h00

RACE BIB 

DISTRIBUTION

Only in Vaduz on Saturday 23 July 2022 from 10h00 a.m. to 08h00 p.m.​

REFRESHMENT POSTS

There will be approximity  5 base camps and 15 refreshment posts. The exact locations are not yet confirmed but will be updated very soon on this site. If you signed-up for the race you will receive regularly updates from us.

MAXIMUM TIME

Montreux finish line: 184 hours total time. 

The other barriers will be communicated asap. 

 

MANDATORY EQUIPEMENT

Water reserve (1 litre minimum), waterproof jacket with a hood (10’000 mm/h), headlamp with spare batteries,  spare headlamp, personal beaker, survival blanket, whistle, food reserve, long running trousers (leggings or a combination of leggings and long socks allowed), warm long-sleeved shirt (arm sleeves allowed), mobile phone working in Switzerland turned on.

The organization reserves the right to add equipment depending on weather conditions

If you choose to be accompagnied by a person/team please note that all mandatory items need to be with you at all times during your race. Additional items like spare shoes, clothes, towels, etc. can be given to you only at the designated locations. In case you run completely solo, the organisation will transport your additional items to the next base-camp. 

RECOMMENDED EQUIPEMENT

Spare T-shirt, gloves and shoes, cap or bandana, sunglasses, sun cream

SPARE BAGS

1 bag of 50L will be provided by the organization that will follow the runner to the 5 base camps. Each runner must also provide a sleeping bag.
A bag with personal belongings can also be dropped off at the start in Vaduz and will be transported directly to the finish in Montreux.
 

The organizer declines all responsibility in case of loss or theft of any valuable item or cash.

ACCOMMODATION

We will publish soon a list of accommadations available in both Vaduz and Montreux. During the Crossing Switzeland Ultra Trail the participants are only allowed to sleep at the indicated locations (base camps). 

Our lcoal partners will provide information about hotels, restaurants for the followers of the participants. Please check the "Commune" section to find information per city, region.

NOTE that followers are not allowed to sleep at the base-camps. This is reserved for participants only and members of the organisation.

CAR PARK &
TRANSPORTATION

We have organised 2 shuttle busses leaving from Montreux to Vaduz on Friday 22nd of July, 12:00 and on Saturday 23rd of July at 09:00. More information in the roadbook that is available.

In Montreux we have a parking zone nearby (free of charge) for the runners that want to leave their car the whole week of the event (from Friday 22nd onwards. More information in the roadbook.

DIFFICULTY

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: Extreme, it is the challenge of a season or even of a lifetime! Challenge yourself!

FEES

695 CHF
1'295 CHF
1'895 CHF

Solo:           
Duo (team): 
Trio (team):   

Limited edition in 2022. 

PACER

Runners are allowed to have one or more pacers to accompany them, starting from Gstaad base camp (approx. 60 km) to the finish line in Montreux.

Download here the Pacer Rules

Pacer Section5.png

RULES CROSSING
SWITZERLAND

RULES CROSSING SWITZERLAND 

ROADBOOK

The first edition of the runner's roadbook is ready for download.
Please note that this version is "Subject to change"
Click on the logo to start your download (53 Mb)

CS-Roadbook.png
new-V2.png
Crossing_Switzerland.png
Qualifier-100M.png
ITRA 6.png

TECHNICAL DATA

Logo-sans-texte (rouge).png
390km.png
D++.png

24'000 m D+

BC4.png

5 base camps

Villages.png
Complete4.png