SwissPeaks Trail Camps #1: Torgon

Short format - 3 days 2 nights

Trail race preparation for all racers levels

SwissPeaks Trail Camp in Torgon: Discovery of a resort made for trail running and preparation for trail running in the Alps.

This first camp is an opportunity to compare yourself to other trail runners on the Torgon Trail race Saturday May 22nd 2021. Registration for the Torgon Trail race path of your choice included in the course.

3-day – 2 nights camp in the Valais, Torgon area, Portes du Soleil Objective of the course : A guided progression with our coach & ultra-trail specialist Andrea Braga.

Information about the camp

Dates

From Friday May 21st to Sunday May 23rd 2021

Torgon, Valais, Switzerland

Short 3 days - 2 nights camp

Start of the camp: Friday, May 21st 10 am

End of the camp: Sunday, May 23rd 2 pm

Paths

A prologue around the magical site of Taney on the first day

Participation on the Torgon Trail - trail of your choice:

Torgon Trail 30K: 2090 m elevation gain / 2 iTra points / 31 km
Torgon Trail 20K: 1430 m elevation gain/ 1 iTra point / 20 km
Torgon Trail 12K : 700 m D+ / 12 km

Recovery run on Sunday and cryotherapy session offered.

Required Level

"Discovery" camp

Capacity to run more than 2 hours

Have already run a race of at least 20km - more than 1500m elevation gain

Be comfortable on mountain paths

Do not hesitate to ask us if you have any doubts about the required level.

Equipment

Mountain running outfits for 3 days

A warm outfit / a "cold weather" outfit

Trail-running adapted backpack

Water reserve of 2 x 500ml

Phone with good battery life

Headlamp with spare battery

Accommodation and food

Accommodation in flats in the Residence "Les Crêtes", Torgon.

Breakfasts and dinners in a partner restaurant

Pic-nic of the noon, snacks included.

Access and location

Meeting point for the start of the camp :Torgon, Switzerland.

We can arrange your transport from the nearest train station or airport (GVA) on request.

Access near Torgon:
- Geneva Airport (GVA)
- Geneva train Station
- Aigle train station

Day passes for transport can be purchased at a reduced price - please contact us.

Registration fee

3 days - 2 nights ALL INCLUSIVE :
460€ / person.

- Collective dormitory accommodation

- Bed & Breakfast + dinner

- Friday lunch like a pic-nic lunch

- Sports refuelling during the day

- Supervision by a professional sports coach and physiotherapist and by experienced trail running leaders.

- Participation on the Torgon Trail path of your choice Saturday, May 22nd

- One cryotherapy session a day in Torgon with SwissKryo

Options

Personal cancellation insurance (subject to medical conditions or proof): 30€.

Physiotherapist session with Andrea Braga:40€.

Organisation of your transport from Aigle train station or Geneva airport: on request.

Cancellation conditions:

FREE ANNULATION until January 30th, 2021.

Possible to be replaced by another person at any time.

Cancellation condition COVID: If the camp cannot be organised for COVID reasons, a full refund will be given for all participants. Specific COVID cancellation: see the Race Regulations.

Camp 1 program : "short trail race training" - Torgon

Entries

Individual registration. Camp limited to a maximum of 30 people.

Groups will be organized by runners levels

Want more? Check out our "Long" camp, Ultra trail specific training

Stage 2 in Grimentz: July 7th-11th 2021. Confirmed to expert trail runner level required Information and registration by clicking here.