DOLOMITES LAVAREDO TRAIL RUNNING CAMP (ITALIAN ALPS 2020)

DOLOMITES LAVAREDO TRAIL RUNNING CAMP (ITALIAN ALPS 2020)

2,997.00 2,597.00

This is a 7 day Tour around The Dolomites Mountains covering 120 Km and ~5940m+ meters of elevation gain and descent. This is a multi-day trail running tour adventure done in stages, around 24km per day and lots of elevation gain meaning that we will be moving for around 5-7 hours per day. You will experience the most spectacular places of the Dolomites: the Cristallo, the Tofane, Cinque Torri, and of course the Tre Cime.

– Limited to 12 Spots
– Pay the Deposit to Reserve Spot
– You can cancel this booking for free before 1st June 2020

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Pay a deposit of 500.00 per item

Description

Dolomites Lavaredo Trail Running Camp 2020

(Dates are still not finalized for 2020 Camp)

This is a 7 day Tour around “The Italian Alps” – The Dolomites covering 120 Km and ~5940m+ meters of elevation gain and descent. This is a multi-day trail running tour adventure done in stages, around 24km per day and lots of elevation gain meaning that we will be moving for around 5-6 hours per day.

You will experience the most spectacular places of the Dolomites: the Cristallo, the Tofane, Cinque Torri, and of course the Tre Cime. Challenge yourself and take this amazing opportunity to discover the spectacular Italian Alps. This camp will really help you get ready for the Lavaredo Ultra Trail race and provide you with an unforgettable running holiday in spectacular Italian Alps.

Brief Itinerary

7 DAYS  – 120KM – 5900m+/-  ITALY

What to Expect / Difficulty Level?

  • Meet trail running lovers from all over the world and become familiar with the LUT 120km course.
  • Multi-Day Mountain Trail Run covering 120km and 5.940m+/- elevation gain and descent
  • Will be going at an easy pace doing ~24km (16miles) per day, with ascents/descents of more than 1,000 meters (3,000 feet)
  • Expect to be moving (physically active) for 5 – 6 hours a day, with steep elevation and rocky terrain.
  • The maximum altitude height will be 2500m.
  • You may experience “high mountain” weather, requiring you to keep moving in rain, wind, and even some snow.
  • If for some reason you do not want to run someday, on some days only, there are alternatives to join the group at the next point, using a support vehicle or local transport. Either way, you can enjoy your day, with an easy trekking route, read a book or just enjoy the landscape and silence of the mountains.

What Experience/Training Level is Recommended?

  • To participate in a comfortable way and enjoy the tour requires a certain level of fitness.
  • You’re an experienced trail runner with at least 23 years of committed trail running in the bank
  • You can run & fast hike for most of a day, allowing for break time.
  • You don’t mind several big climbs and descents of at least 3,000 feet(1000m) each.
  • You might have successfully tackled a trail marathon.
  • Is this for me? you should be in good physical condition, accustomed to running and walking in the mountains, and be able to do it comfortably at least 4 hours a day.
  • If you have any doubts, please contact us, we will be happy to help you and see if this adventure is for you.
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Who is this for?

  • People who want to meet trail runners from all over the world to learn and share your passion
  • Runners who need to get a week of serious training in the mountains
  • Runners looking for a good challenge in beautiful but also a demanding environment
  • Runners looking for ideal preparation for an ultramarathon such as UTMB
  • Runners looking to become familiar with LUT 120km course.
  • Runners who want become part of our trail running family
  • Runners looking to an unforgettable running holiday

Booking Conditions

  • Limited to 12 Spots
  • Price: 2,597 EUR
  • A 500 EUR deposit is required at time of booking to secure a place
  • Full payment is due 45 days from the start of the trip. 
  • You can cancel this booking for free before 1st June 2020
  • A waiver form must be signed after booking to complete your reservation.
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What’s included in this tour?

  • Trail Running Tours T-shirt
  • Transportation from Venice Airport or Milan to Cortina & Back
  • 6 Nights 4-star hotel in Cortina
  • All Accommodation is in shared rooms (Single room supplement is available for an extra fee 400 EUR)
  • Half Board (Breakfast and dinner) during the tour
  • 5 days of training given by Trail Running Tours Team
  • 1 lecture given Ultra Distance Runner Aidas Ardzijauskas
  • The running camp will be held in English
  • All running levels are welcome

What’s NOT included in this tour?

  • Flights to Venice or Milan
  • Insurance for travel, medical and other emergencies. All participants must have appropriate valid travel insurance for adventure activities (running, trail-running, hiking, trekking) accident insurance, air rescue, repatriation, trip cancellation, etc. Similar to this https://itra.run/page/353/Insurance.html insurance or https://www.globalrescue.com/
  • Snacks, bars, gels, salts, energy in general for a day in the mountains – we recommend bringing dried fruit, nuts, energy bars, gels (more information on the travel list that is sent)
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included
  • Extra expenses, massages, etc
  • Any extra accommodation

 

Italian Dolomites Running Itinerary

DAY 1: Transfer from Milan or Venice Airport to Cortina 
  • Depending on when you arrive in Cortina there will be time to spend around the village, shopping or relaxation. In the evening we will have an informative talk, followed by a welcome dinner.
DAY 2: Cortina-Ospitale
  • 18.6 Km +841/-581 (Highest:1450m) 2-3h
DAY 3: Ospitale-Misurina
  • 25.2 Km +1446/-1167 (Highest:1900m) 4-5h
DAY 4: Misurina-Cimabanche
  • 19.7 Km +839/-1147 (Highest:2445m) 4h
DAY5: Cimabanche-Rif.Col.Galina
  • 32.9 Km +1857/-1252 (Highest:2317m) 6-7h
DAY 6: Rif.Col.Galina-Cortina
  • 23.6 Km +950/- 1785 (Highest:2407m) 3-4h
DAY 7: Breakfast & Depart to Airport

What’s included in this tour?

  • All the activities described
  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Transfer of daily luggage where possible
  • Accommodation during the tour (6 nights)
  • Most of the accommodations are in huts or mountain huts in shared rooms, with the exception hotels in Cortina
  • All meals during the tour (Breakfast and dinner), lunch will be a packed lunch.
  • Tour guide for the entire journey

What’s NOT included in this tour?

  • Flights to Italy (Milan or Venice) and Visa fees
  • Insurance for travel, medical and other emergencies. All participants must have appropriate valid travel insurance for adventure activities (running, trail-running, hiking, trekking) accident insurance, air rescue, repatriation, trip cancellation, etc.
    • Similar to this https://itra.run/page/353/Insurance.html insurance or https://www.globalrescue.com/
  • Snacks, bars, gels, salts, energy in general for a day in the mountains – we recommend bringing dried fruit, nuts, energy bars, gels (more information on the travel list that is sent once space is reserved.)
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included
  • Extra expenses, massages, etc
  • Any extra accommodation

Itinerary

7 Days – Italian Dolomites -120km  Hours KM Per Day + Elevation Gain/Descent
Day 1 Airport Transfer to Cortina Arrive Dinner + Briefing
Day 2 Ospitale – Misurina 2-3 h 19km:+841m/-581m (Highest:1450m)
Day 3 Cortina – Ospitale 4-5 h 25km:+1446m/-1167m(Highest:1900m)
Day 4 Misurina – Cimabanche 4-5 h 20km:+839m/-1147m (Highest:2445m)
Day 5 Cimabanche – Rif.Col.Galina 6-7 h 33km:+1857m/-1252m (Highest:2317m)
Day 6 Rif.Col.Galina – Cortina 3-4 h 24km:+950m/-1785m (Highest:2407m)
Day 7 Breakfast & Depart to Airport Depart Breakfast & Departure