Technical book is available !
General instructions for all stages
Safety pins for bibs will not be provided: remember to bring some with you!
Only the number in the SI-system is available
Maps for Days 2-3-4-5
The maps for Days 2, 3, 4 et 5 are ISOM 2017 standard
Start layout :
2h after the last start
From 1 year, specify details when registering.
For very young children: plan the necessary equipment (buggy/stroller, blanket, baby bottles ….) and give information on how they should be used.
For reasons of food safety (allergy, intolerance …), children will not be fed, but they can obviously eat meals prepared by their parents.
Take care of your ankles!
You might see some marmottes… or more likely their holes! Avoid ankle sprains; watch where you put your feet!
Respect for nature and the environment:
The races will take place in particularly sensitive mountain areas: we rely on you to use the toilets supplied.
In the same way, recycling bins will be at your disposal: it is essential that rubbish is properly sorted in order to facilitate treatment of waste by the local authorities and to reduce our impact on the environment.
Selective sorting guide : GUIDEduTRI_A6 int
Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
The black grouse is a bird that is not easy to see. But you can hear it at certain times of the year, in srping and autumn.
From June onwards, the female lays her eggs in a ground nest, hidden under a bush, rootstock or tussock. She does not feed her young in the nest: she leads them to places rich in insects where they feed themselves. But beware of predators! Foxes, stoats, martens, badgers, crows… many of these will take the young chicks. The adults too van be attacked by raptors, such as eagles. The birds therefore stay in meadows or heathland with long grass… so that the vegetation hides them from view.
In order to improve their odds of survival, the female and chicks are brown with black stripes. That way they are less visible!
Our forest races take place in mountain areas suitable for black grouse. This is why you will see many areas on the competition maps overprinted in purple. Please respect these areas so as to avoid stepping on eggs or chicks. If you disturb a bird on the ground during a race, please advise Reception, detailing the place, so that we can pass on the details to the National Hunting and Wild Fauna Office.
For more information:
The National Hunting and Wild Fauna Office website (Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage):
Ecrins National Park website: