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The second edition of the BUFF® Mountain Festival will be held on the weekend of June 29th to July 1st in La Vall de Boí

Published at 17-10-2017

The reference mountain festival of the Pyrenees returns with more activities for the whole family

The main event will be the BUFF® Epic Trail that reaches its fifth edition consolidated among the most renowned races of the international calendar

Barruera and La Vall de Boí will bring together once again outdoor sports enthusiasts from the 29th of June to the 1st of July, on the second edition of the BUFF® Mountain Festival. The family and sports Southern Europe landmark event will offer more activities for the whole family, more competition and the best atmosphere to enjoy a weekend of leisure and sport in one of the most scenic areas in the Pyrenees.

More than 50 activities and the presence of participants from 20 nationalities gave a huge international projection to the first edition of the BUFF® Mountain Festival and to La Vall de Boí as the most important outdoor sports festival in southern Europe. Rafting along the 12 km of the Noguera Pallaresa River, the mountain orientation workshop and the Romanesque scene ‘the Boí Bestiary’, where the participants discovered the characteristics of the art and heritage of La Vall de Boí, were some of the most requested proposals. Children's activities such as mountain biking, climbing, agility circuit, wall drawing or the mini-skyrace, ended up all available registrations. More than 10,000 people enjoyed a first edition that marked the event as a must for lovers of mountain sports.

On the weekend of 29th of June to 1st of July of 2018, the BUFF® Mountain Festival will be back with many new features. The BUFF® Epic Trail will be the star activity once again, reaching its fifth edition consolidated at the international calendar, with the Skymarathon included at the ISF Skyrunning World Series. In addition, it increases its number of races including also 10 kilometers initiation race. The BTT Marathon and the duathlon will be the other main competitive attractions of the festival. Nordic walking, yoga, children's activities, concerts, or Food Trucks, will be some of the numerous proposals for the whole  family.

Registrations to the BUFF® Epic Trail will be available by the end of November.