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Included in this 9 Day Adventure Holiday
All scheduled run activities & race registration for Torres del Paine Trail Ultra.
Book via online registration or via Paypal.
Balance payment of $1245.00 due 90 Days In Advance of Event Date.
Included in this 9 -day adventure holiday – airport transfers, all accommodations, all scheduled runs/treks, trip guide(s), event transportation, breakfasts, dinners and race registration for the Torres del Paine Trail Ultra – a choice of distances – 25k, 50k trail races or a vertical kilometer. Challenging routes of pure single track in the at the tip of southern Chile/Patagonia that taking runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty in the Torres del Paine National Park and one of the most breathtaking trail systems on the planet. Run with us at “The end of the World”! This is a very exclusive opportunity, as staging a race or organized run here is difficult to arrange and permit. It is also a UTMB qualifying race.
Guided multi-day running adventure along coastal trails of the Strait of Magellan with amazing views of fiords, channels and sea.
Running Adventure – (Days 1 – 4) on epic trails within a pristine and private coastal land reserve in the fiords area of Chile
Race: Day 7/8 – Torres del Paine Trail Ultra – a choice of distances – 25k or 50k trail races or a vertical kilometer for 2016.
Join hundreds of trail runners from all over the world for this very special trail race that showcases the country’s most beautiful trail running areas. This enjoyable and challenging course takes runners throughout the Torres del Paine National Park and an amazing way for a trail runner to enjoy Patagonia’s natural beauty.
Registration includes race bib for one of the following distances – 25k or 50k or a vertical kilometer for the Ultra Trail Torres del Paine. This is a very exclusive opportunity, as staging a race or organized run here is difficult to arrange and permit. The event is also a UTMB qualifying race.
During the race at the Ultra Trail Torres del Paine you be surrounded by various views of the southern Patagonia Ice Cap, endless glaciers, mountains as you make your way into the foothills leading toward the Horns of Paine. You will go along and the tranquil shores of Lake Nordenskjold and up the Valle Francais until the majestic Horns of Paine tower above you.
You will pass through the natural amphitheater of this enclosed valley comprised of towering granite peaks with breathtaking waterscapes below, including lakes Pehoe, Skottsberg, Toro, and Nordenskjold.
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You will chase the light and run the trails. Days are long and light is incredible at this southern latitude. 13+ hours of daylight before the sun arcs low in the sky and finally sets.
Join us on one of the world’s greatest trails, the Torres del Paine Circuit. It lies in the heart of Patagonia, with breathtaking views of rock spires, snow-covered peaks, shimmering glaciers, pristine lakes and vast grasslands.
For those who want to see and experience the beauty of Patagonia up close and personal while getting into the back-country and on the trails. We will lodge and eat at established park refugios each night while completing the circuit.
Your Patagonia adventure begins after arriving in Punta Arenas.
PROGRAM: SEPTEMBER 25th – OCTOBER 3rd, 2016
Day 1: September 25- Arrival in Punta Arenas and hotel stay – September 25th
Day 2: September 26- Transfer to start of the warm-up run,along the Strait of Magellan with finish at an amazing Hosteria San Isidro.
Personalized distance available, between 5k and 40k
Located 75 kms., south of the city of Punta Arenas, on the southeast coast of the Brunswick Peninsula, Cape San Isidro is a mountain’s landscape with a great diversity of species and habitat: Forests of sub Antarctic Evergreen Beech and Winter’s Barck, peat bogs, moist areas, alpine zones, valleys formed by glaciers, rivers and lakes. It is reached by land through an historical route , where observation of dolphins and different species of marine birds from circumpolar habitats is common
Day 3: September 27 – Run on trail along the coastal fiord area of Peninsula Brunswick toward the most Southern point of all continents, Cape Froward.
The most southerly point on the continent, Cabo Froward (Cape Froward) is 90km south of Punta Arenas and accessible by a hike/run along wind-whipped cliffs. At the cape, a 365m hill leads to an enormous cross, originally erected by Señor Fagnano in 1913; the latest one was erected in 1987 for Pope John Paul II’s visit. Faro San Isidro, about 15km before Cabo Froward, is a lighthouse near the base of Monte Tarn (830m). This rugged area is home to prolific birdlife and some magnificent trail running.
Personalized distances, between 5k and up to 40k. Return by motor boat.
Day 4: September 28 _ Run/Trek up the Mount Tarn, 800m above sea level. Alternative bird watching, sea kayaking or fly fishing could be arranged.
The mount was named after the British surgeon, John Tarn, who first ascended the mountain in February 1827 while traveling with Robert FitzRoy on HMSAdventure and later ascended it while traveling with Phillip Parker King in HMSBeagle), during their surveying voyage from 1826 to 1830.
On 6 February 1834 a group from the secondBeaglesurvey expedition, including Charles Darwin, ascended Mount Tarn by forcing their way up through dense woodland to the bare ridge which took them to the summit.In his ascent the young naturalist found the first ammonites ever known in South America.
Day 5: September 29 -Transfer Day – Easy early morning run and travel to Puerto Natales, Race kit pick up.
Day 6: September 30 -GLACIAL HIKE on Glacier Grey.
Day 7: October 1 – Race Day: 50k – Return to Punta Arenas, Hotel stay in Punta Arenas (For those who don’t race that day, there are alternative outdoor activities available, such as easy trail running, trekking, horse-back riding, or kayaking)
Day 8: October 2 – Race Day: 25k or vertical kilometer – Return to Punta Arenas, Hotel stay in Punta Arenas(For those who don’t race that day, there are alternative outdoor activities available, such as kayaking, horse-back riding, mountain biking, or photo safari)
Day 9: Departure – Flight from Punta Arenas – October 3rd, Flight from Punta Arenas
**Group Discounts for scheduled running trip and race: In our ongoing efforts to accommodate small group travel we will offer discounts for groups of 8 or more registering together for one of our scheduled running trips with race. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.**
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