Tag Archives: alpinultras

September 13

ALPINULTRAS 2019: CANFRANC ALPINULTRAS CELEBRATES ITS 13TH EDITION, AS WMRA 2020 WORLD CUP CANDIDATE

. Canfranc-Canfranc arrives as second stage for Alpinultras series, after Tenerife Blue Trail and before Desafío Cainejo which had to be moved by the end of this month due the bad weather. The 100k/D+8.848m challenging course links three ski resorts and suumits up to ten iconic peaks in the Pyrenees, after thirteen editions in crescendo, […]

May 16

ALPINULTRAS 2019: Kick off at the hearth of Picos de Europa, DESAFIO EL CAINEJO, beautiful yet extreme challenge.

. On May 18 at dawn the bagpipe will sound again at Caín de Valdeón. This small town of Leon will honor again to Gregorio Pérez “El Cainejo”, the humble shepherd who back in 1904 achieved the impossible, guiding the first ascent to the never before climbed Naranjo de Bulnes. After the horn, a small […]

December 15

ALPINULTRAS 2018: Toughest ultra trail series in Spain launches its third edition, totalling 219k/D+18.000m from Pyrenees to Picos de Europa.

. Alpinultras 2018 was presented yesterday at Huesca, by the central Pyrenees. The third edition of the project is once again dedicated to promoting great endurance traverses over high mountains, by means of seal of health studies, race series and permanent trail, trekking  and mountain bike centers. . The race series will total 219k/D+18.000m to […]

October 12

ALPINULTRAS 2017 AWARDS ITS PRIZES TO SARA CODINA AND ALBERTO VINAGRE AFTER ULTRA TRAIL SCOTLAND, AT ISLE OF ARRAN

.  The second edition of the Alpinultras series just finished last weekend at Ultra Trail Scotland. The circuit has offered a unique calendar of four alpine races, rangjng from 56km to 100km and held at beautiful outdoor locations such as Picos de Europe, the Pyrenees or the Firth of Clyde. It has also endorsed another […]

October 06

ULTRA TRAIL SCOTLAND HOLDS FOURTH AND LAST STAGE OF ALPINULTRAS SERIES, AT ISLE OF ARRAN.

.   . Alpinultras 2017 was presented back in November 2016 at Barcelona´s Museum of Sport, once again focused upon great endurance traverses over high mountains and sponsored by french outdoor specialist Raidlight. True to its spirit, the second edition of the Alpinultras series has offered a unique calendar of four alpine races, rangjng from […]

July 26

ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES CLIMBS CATALAN PYRENEES FOR ITS SECOND STAGE AT ULTRA TRAIL VALLS D´ANEU (96k/D+7.200m)

. Alpinultras 2017 reaches this  its‘indómita’ race at Catalan Pyrenees: Ultra Trail Valls d’Àneu (96k/D+7.200m). The race covers 96km with 7,200 meters of positive gradient, starting Saturday 29JUL at 00.00 at Es-terri d’Àneu, heart of the Catalan Pyrenees. It runs through valleys, peaks and mountain villages such as Espot, Coma Negra, Puerto La Bonaigua or […]

June 02

DESAFIO EL CAINEJO KICKED OFF ALPINULTRAS 2017 SERIES AT PICOS DE EUROPA.

. Last weekend saw the first race of the Alpinultras Series 2017 held in the little village of Caín at Picos de Europa mountain range in northern Spain. The series comprise four alpine mountain races with offer a total of 323 kms and 27,000 meters positive ascent. It is necessary to complete at least three […]

December 20

ALPINULTRAS 2017 SELECTS ULTRA TRAIL SCOTLAND BY FYA AS FIRST RACE ABROAD & LAUNCHES NEW PERMANENT CENTERS

. Alpinultras 2017 was presented yesterday at Barcelona´s Museum of Sport, with the Catalonian goverment acting once again as host of the event. It is the second edition of this project dedicated to promoting the great ultraendurance traverses over high mountains, by means of seal of endorsement, race series and permanent centers. The seal covers […]

April 07

Ueli Steck interviewed by Mayayo: From the Eigernorwand record to trail running. Fast & Light alpinism.

. Ueli Steck is one of the great alpinism references of our days, with a most personal approach blending superb technical skills with a “go fast, go light” attitude. This 2016 we discussed with him at ISPO Munich his views on the present and future of alpinism, and his recently found joy of mountain running. […]