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Registrations opened for BUFF® Epic Trail

Published at 30-11-2017

The star event of the BUFF® Mountain Festival at La Vall de Boí will feature races of 65, 42, 26 and 11 kilometers with start and finish in Barruera

The weekend of the 29th of June to the 1st of July, outdoor sports enthusiasts have an unmissable event at the BUFF® Mountain Festival with activities for the whole family

The second edition of the BUFF® Mountain Festival of La Vall de Boí that will be held from the 29th of June to the 1st of July will have the BUFF® Epic Trail as a star activity. One of the reference races of the Pyrenees that will have its fifth edition with new distances of 65, 42, 26 and 11 kilometers. In addition, all distances will start and finish in Barruera.

The ultra version of the BUFF® Epic Trail (65km) is recognized with 4 ITRA points and like the Skymarathon and the 26-Kilometer race, will go through the Peripheral Zone of the National Park of Aigüestortes, while the 11km run travel traditional roads between some populations of the Vall de Boí. The Skymarathon will bring the Skyrunning world elite together for second year in a row at the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series in the Sky Classic modality. Registration for the BUFF® Epic Trail are available since the 30th of November.

The main race of the BUFF® Epic Trail will be the ultra-distance version of 65 kilometers with 11,000 meters of accumulated altitude. A very demanding circular route that runners must complete in less than 15 hours and that runs through the Peripheral Zone of the National Park of Aigüestortes and the mountains surrounding the ski resort of Boí Taüll, the highest in the Pyrenees. A race only within the reach of the best prepared athletes, with the reward of 4 valuable ITRA points.

The 1st of July, the BUFF® Epic Trail Skymarathon® will be played as part of the Migu Run Skyrunner World Series Sky Classic calendar with the presence of the best skyrunning racers in the world. A spectacular marathon with a very technical 3,300 meters of elevation gain at the gates of the Natural Park of Aigüestortes and emblematic points of the Vall de Boí.

The BUFF® Epic Trail 26K is a medium-distance race that concentrates all the attributes of the best Skyrunning. Technically and very demanding, it accumulates a total of 4,120 meters of altitude and climbs up to 2,619 meters of altitude on the summit of Comaminyana.

The BUFF® Epic Trail 11K initiation race will also start and finish in Barruera along the traditional roads that connect the lower towns of the Vall de Boí. The journey between Barruera and Durro through the Camí Del Pago is an excellent opportunity to get to know one of the most historic roads in the valley and a race in which the young skyrunning values ​​of 15 to 18 years old will have their own category.

Four distances to enjoy the BUFF® Epic Trail, one of the mythical races of the international calendar, framed in a great event such as the BUFF® Mountain Festival of La Vall de Boí.

More information about tracks, profiles and accommodation reservations at http://buffepictrail.com

Registrations are available since the 30th of November at http://buffepictrail.com/en/race/inscriptions