SwissPeaks Trail Camps #2: Grimentz
Long format - 5 days 4 nights
Advanced trail preparation - ULTRA-TRAIL special
Grimentz SwissPeaks Trail Camp : Exploration of the Val d’Anniviers, between the Weisshorn, the Dent Blanche, the Becs de Bosson, the Illhorn. Long Trail training > (50km) in the Alps.
Special “Ultra-trail” camp in Valais, land of glaciers and sumptuous landscapes. Come and experience the technical and steep paths of the Val d’Anniviers around Grimentz! 5 days of camp in a fabulous setting. The camp is offered on an ful board basis. Once you get to Grimentz, there’s only one thing that matters: your performance.
5 days – 4 nights camp in the Valais, Grimentz region, Zinal. Aim of the course: Preparation for the SwissPeaks Trail and discovery of the routes. You will be accompanied by mountain and trail professionals.
Information about the camp
Wednesday, July 7th to Sunday, July 11th 2021
Grimentz - Zinal, Valais, Switzerland
5 days - 4 nighs camp
Start of the camp: Wednesday, July 7th, 1 pm.
End of the cmap: Sunday, July 11th, 2 pm.
Lots of surprises on the program!
D1: Prologue to the Becs de Bosson Hut, Swiss Cheese fondue at the top!
D2 : Trail day to Lac de Moiry, 42km.
Surprise animation with our partner!
D3: Timed vertical run: 33km / 3000m elevation gain
D4: Night stage trail. path of your choice: 37km / 60km / 85km.
D5: Lunch - end of the camp
A cryotherapy session included during your camp.
"Ultra-Trail Specific" camp
Ability to run more than 5 hours
Have ever run a Trail race of at least 50km
Good mountain trail experience needed.
Mountain running outfits for 3 days
Several warm outfits / "cold weather" outfits
Ultra-trail adapted bagpack
Water reserve of 2 x 500ml
Phone with good battery life
Headlamp with spare battery
Accommodation and food
Group accommodation in Chalet Bouquetin, Grimentz, Switzerland.
Breakfasts and dinners in a partner restaurant
Pic-nic of the noon, snacks included.
Access and location
Appointment for starting the camp: Grimentz, Switzerland.
We can arrange your transport from the nearest train station or airport (GVA) on request.
Access near Grimentz:
- Geneva Airport (GVA)
- Geneva train Station
- Sierre train Station
Daily transport cards can be purchased at a reduced price - please contact us.
5 days - 4 nights Full board :
740€ / person.
- Collective dormitory accommodation
- Bed & Breakfast + dinner
- Lunch (pic-nic)
- Sports refuelling during the day
- Supervision by a professional sports coach and physiotherapist and by experienced trail running leaders.
- Timekeeping on Friday, July 9th
- A cryotherapy session with SwissKryo
Personal cancellation insurance (subject to medical conditions or proof): 30€.
Physiotherapist session with Andrea Braga: 40€
Organization of your transport from Sierre station or Geneva airport (GVA): on request.
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 2 program
Individual registration. camp limited to a maximum of 45 people.
Groups will be organized by runners levels
Would you like a short camp? Check out our 1 Torgon camp...
Stage 1 in Torgon: May 21st to May 23rd, 2021. Intermediate level, participation in the Torgon Trail race. Information and registration by clicking here.