Saturday, July 5, 2008

Gore-Tex Series. Grandvalira Vertical Running

The Vertical Running is the most advanced hill run up circuit. This weekend Grandvalira will host two races: the Vertical Kilometer Canillo, a hill run up of 935 m drop and 3.8 km long, and the Vertical Race Grandvalira, a 16.5 km long alpine race with a positive drop of 1,350 m starting at Canillo gondola and finishing at Pic de Maials.
The event opens Grandvalira summer season. For the fourth year running, Grandvalira will offer various outdoor leisure activities from the 6th July until 9th September. In Soldeu you can find the Grandvalira Mountain Bike Park an area dedicated to mountain bike activities with a wide range (74 kilometres) of downhill and cross-country tracks. In Canillo there is also a wide range of family and child activities which can be experienced with the new multi-activities pass, a pass which also includes a return trip on the gondola and allows you to enjoy the mountain landscape through the 16 trekking itineraries spread over the resort.