Eiger Ultra Trail

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2023-07-14

Jul 14, 2023 at 4:00 AM

Eiger Ultra Trail

Grindelwald

Switzerland

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Entry Fee $55
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $195
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 100K, 51K, 35K, 16K, Trail Surprise

Series: UTMB World Series

Type: Ultra

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2013

Description:

The notorious Eiger stands at 3970m above Grindelwald and has been enthralling visitors to the valley for decades, most notably since 1858 when local Mountain Guides Christian Almer and Peter Bohren together with their guest Charles Barrington, reached the summit for the first time. The Eiger began attracting a wealth of aspiring mountaineers from all over Europe wishing to tackle its steep north face – known as the ‘last problem of the Alps’ in north face climbing terms. It was finally conquered in 1938 by Anderl Heckmair, Fritz Kasparek, Ludwig Vörg and Heinrich Harrer, in a battle waged over 4 days. Inspired by the myth of the Eiger, we launched the Eiger Ultra Trail in 2013.

With the race routes passing through Grosse Scheidegg, First, Faulhorn, Schynige Platte, Wengen, Männlichen, Kleine Scheidegg and the traverse along the base of the Eiger North Face we offer you a truly spectacular alpine experience. The E101, a race of 101km and 6700m height difference is a mighty challenge to even the most seasoned of trail runners.

The E51 winds its wicked way to the Faulhorn at 2680m, where competitors are rewarded for their efforts with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding peaks as the route continues on towards Schynige Platte. This route also has a Couples category for those wishing to test their strength -and friendship- as a team of 2. The E35 race delivers a great challenging route, while the E16 is suitable for all newcomers to trail running or as a fast tempo run for more ambitious runners. With the Trail Surprise on Friday we created a new concept for the relatives and supporters.

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Past Event Dates

Held on Jul 14, 2023

Held on Jul 15, 2022

Held on Jul 16, 2021

Held on Jul 17, 2020

Held on Jul 19, 2019

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