Despite this explicit context, the organizing staff of the Grand Trail of Serre-Ponçon believes in the longer term. The first version would have been lovely! Its preparation was a pleasure shared by the entire staff, and the various registrants adopted this journey on social networks and in the sphere for numerous trailers finishing up reconnaissance all year long.
As proof of the keenness round this assembly, and of the assist proven to the organizing staff bringing collectively well-known figures from the path world, we noticed the weekend of the race, a very good hundred trailers full the race. full 176km course in OFF mode, and greater than 40% of 2020 registrants have saved their bibs to increase the journey into 2021!
Four races on the 2021 program from September 17 to 19, 2021
NEW: THE SERRE-PONÇON TRAIL
Saturday September 18 solo! It takes place on the second half of the Grand Trail course: over 86 km ET 5800m D +/-, ranging from Espinasses- Rousset. Here, you might be “under the lake”, downstream from the dam, in the villages which served as a base for its development on the finish of the Fifties. The begin is in entrance of APILAND, a unprecedented web site supposed for bees – and honey ! – and from the doorway you begin with a vertical kilometer with Mont Colombis starting, then the lengthy descent to Chorges with the mirrored instances on the backside of the panorama, then the luxurious climb to the Pic de Piolit, to descend to a base of life in Ancelle, and set off once more in direction of the Col de la Coupa, then face the infernal Mont Guillaume from its wildest aspect. In the tip, a descent to Embrun and the enjoyment of arriving on the water’s edge!
NEW ROUTE: THE LAKE AND MOUNTAINS TRAIL
A “morning” departure from Chorges on Sunday September 19, solo and over 48 km and 3340 m D +/-. From the middle of Chorges, it’s a straight slope in direction of the Col de Chorges, between the Pic de Piolit and the Aiguilles de Chabrières. From the Col de Chorges, the route abandons the Grand Trail path to “cut” in direction of the La Coupa move, and descend to the Gourniers base, to complete in fashion with the widespread level of the three routes of 176, 86 and 48km, Mont-Guillaume on the “mountain” aspect, earlier than the descent, additionally an identical on the three routes in the ultimate in direction of the lake of Embrun!
NEW ROUTE: THE MORGON FOOTSTEPS TRAIL
The “short” path is a race in the DNA of the Grand Trail de Serre-Ponçon, providing on 18 km and 670 m D +/-, the lake and the mountains as a backdrop. Sunday September 19, the route begins from Savines-Le-Lac, the port metropolis of Serre-Ponçon lake to climb in direction of the primary slopes of Pic de Morgon, iconic totem pole of this lovely land of water and lightweight. Halfway up the slope, the route curves in direction of the Boscodon forest and joins the Embrun lake through the “remarkable” Liou space, then the footbridge over the Durance, a powerful architectural gesture, and ends on the edge. of the lake, on a end line widespread to the 4 routes of the Grand Trail de Serre-Ponçon.
From the 1er December 2020 at 12 p.m., registrations can be open on-line at:
As in 2020, the organizers assure all registrants an 80% refund in the occasion of COVID19 cancellation!
Let’s dream collectively about 2021! With you, we can be stronger!