ALMOST TOUCHING THE SKY
AMA - MONTEROSA SKY MARATHON:
Monte Rosa SkyMarathon is an international skyrunning competition that takes place in Alagna Valsesia. An exciting and long-awaited race, to be covered in pairs, which follows the original route completed for the first time in 1992. The race starts from Alagna Valsesia (1.192 meters) and ends at the Capanna Margherita Hut (4.554 meters) passing through Bocchetta delle Pisse, Punta Indren lift station, the Gnifetti Hut and finally Colle del Lys. The route develops over a difference in altitude of 7.000 meters and covers a total distance of 35 km between climbs, descents, paths, ski slopes and the glacier.
The race is scheduled for Saturday 17 June 2023 | In case of bad weather the race can be postponed to Sunday 18 June.
- Stafal ticket office (Gressoney) opens at 5.15am
- Alagna ticket office opens at 5.00am
- Lifts open Stafal (Gressoney) and Alagna to the public at 05.30am
- Lifts working all day no stop on the entire Alagna-Punta Indren section
From the opening of the lifts until 9.00am, 30% discount on the following return tickets (valid during the day):
- Alagna-Passo dei Salati
- Alagna - Pianalunga
AMA VK2 – VERTICAL KILOMETER
In addition to the first and longest race, the MonteRosa SkyMarathon, the format of the event also includes AMAVK2 an individual race up to 3.260 meters where Indren lift station is.
The route starts from Alagna Valsesia (1.192 metres) passing through Bocchetta delle Pisse (2.396 metres), up to Indren lift station (3.260 metres), for a total length of 9 km and 2.086 meters of altitude difference. A breathtaking vertical challenge held during the same weekend!
The Pianalunga-Bocchetta delle Pisse chairlift is open from 9.00a.m. to 12.00p.m..
MONTE ROSA VERTICAL
From this year there will be a third race, with the new Monte Rosa Vertical, open to non athlete hikers too. 1.150 meters of climbing alone.. a tough challenge for anyone! The route starts from Alagna Valsesia, 1.192 meters, passing through the Grande Halte Hut and climbs directly to the Bocchetta delle Pisse, 2.396 meters, along the new ski slope Mullero Competition.
There race is composed by a competitive part and one for walkers of all ages. Monte Rosa Vertical is scheduled for Sunday 18 June 2023.
L’EMOZIONE DI SEGUIRLI IN QUOTA È PER TUTTI!
You can follow the event and cheer directly on the path! The ski lifts and ticket offices of Alagna and Stafal (Gressoney) open early!
A maximum of 250 couples are admitted but the number may vary in relation to the conditions of the mountain at the unquestionable decision of the race management.
Are you ready to follow the race and cheer? Here the tickets