Ultra Montée du Salève

This event offers the exceptional possibility of running upfill for 6 hours non-stop over a 3.2 km walking trail including a 2.4 km climb with a 663 m vertical drop (no descent by foot). The competition is also very particular in view of its profile: the climb has a percentage slope of 27.7% on average!

The race course in more detail: The start is at the lower station of the Salève cable car. The runners take the public road for about 800m (chemin Berlioz and chemin du bois Meriguet), between the lower station of the cable car and the beginning of the trail. Then, they reach the uphill path of the Pas de l’Echelle, marked by the organization. After a 3.2km of effort, they arrive at the upper station of the Salève cable car, where the cable car awaits them to go back down and make a next ascent.

You can have an overview of the dynamic profile on Trace de Trail


Map reproduced with the kind permission of the IGN. Map IGN 1:25 000 n° 3430 OT –

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