The ultimate ultra

SwissPeaks 170

The dream of any trailer, a long crossing through the most beautiful peaks and valleys. A Valais connection that will make you dream before, during and after the race. A departure at the bottom of the “20th century building site”, the dam of the Grande Dixence.

You will then cross typical and isolated villages, walk through steep slopes, wild lakes… You will discover places that you can not even imagine exist.

Information 170k


Thursday, September 5th, 2024

At the foot of the Grande Dixence dam, Val d'Heremence, Valais, Switzerland

Start at 8 a.m.

You can find the timetable for the collection of race numbers on our official program.


171 km
11'500 m D+ / 13'200 m D-

Maximum 300 athletes

6 ITRA points - Very alpine, technical, demanding course requiring excellent mountain skills.

No qualification or ITRA points required to start the race


Time of the first:

10 p.m.

Time of the last:

58 p.m.


Mandatory equipment according to race regulations

You can leave your follower bag on the starting line. You'll find it on every life base. Only the bag provided by the organization will be allowed!

Aid stations

15 refuelling stations on the course including 2 life bases (with follower bag), one at the finish.


Free shuttles to the start organized from Bouveret, and Sion the day before and the day of the race. Registration is mandatory! Registration possible from July 2024

Registration fee

Price from 01/11/23 at noon:
250 CHF (250€)

- The welcome T-shirt

- the gift and finisher medal

- the shuttle to the starting line

- GPS tracking and timing

- food stops

- luggage transport

- shower on arrival and rest area for runners arriving during the night

- the post-race meal at a restaurant of your choice in Le Bouveret

Good to know

Briefing on the start line 30 minutes before the start of the race.

For reasons of fairness, environmental protection and organization, private assistance of runners limited (information in the roadbook)

Your personal belongings can be brought to the start and the organisation will drive them directly to Bouveret.

Book your accommodation directly at the Hotel of the Grand Dixence to be on site the day before and acclimated to the altitude.

Access and places

In the access and points of interest menu, you will find a map allowing you to locate the accesses, the parking lots and the important places for you before and after the race.

The official car park (Bellossy car park) costs 5.-CHF/day and the organisation sets up a shuttle bus allowing you to connect the car park and the arrival area

The official car parking Belossy is the meeting point for the shuttles of the 170K


You can find all this important information in the roadbook, maps and charts that you can download by clicking on one of the buttons below in the download section.


Profile of the 2024 race

171 km | 11500 m D+ | 13200 m D-

Navigation and Roadbook

Race map

Enjoy interesting features on the SwissTopo map

Access and parkings

For the SwissPeaks 170, we strongly recommend you to come by train or leave your car in Bouveret. No shuttles available after the race.

You find all this important information in the roadbook – please note that you need to pay for parking in Bouveret

In the Practical info/ Access and points of interest menu, you will find a map allowing you to locate the accesses, the parking lots and the important places for you before and after the race.