Night-time Skimo Race

Champéry

Starting from Grand-Paradis in Champéry, this nighttime vertical skimo race is organized by a local group of passionate 'skinners'.

This race is organized for the benefit of the club Les Yeux du Monde in Val-d'Illiez, which raises money for degenerative visual disorder research.
All the money will be donated to Les Yeux du Monde Association.

Characteristics of the course:
Difference in altitude of 870 m positive and a length of 4,4 km.
Start in front of the Grand Paradis chairlift and get off at the top of the Champéry cable car.

3 descents:
Departure from Popular at 18:30 pm, without stopwatch.
Departure of the youth at 19:00 pm, against the stopwatch (8 to 15 years old).
Departure from runner at 19:00 pm,against the stopwatch (from 16 years)

Timetable:
- 17:00 race bibs
- 18:30 popular race departure
- 19:00 timed race departure
- 19:45 first racers arrive
- From 20h dinner for all participants at the restaurant Croix de Culet
- 21h results and prize raffle
- 22h30 last cable car to Champéry or to return by ski

At the beginning of the race, a bus will be available to take your personal belongings to the finish. To facilitate your return on skis, bring a backpack.

Insurance :
The route is indicated by 2 climbing paths and flags. Each participant of this race must be personally insured against accidents and other damages. The organizer declines any responsibility in the event of an accident.

Equipment:
- safety and avalanche equipment
- survival blanket and whistle
- backpack for carrying skis
- touring skis
- headlamp
- weather-appropriate clothing

Registration is possible until Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 21:00 pm. Attention, only 170 seats available.

Price :
CHF 40 incl. registration, meal (without drinks) and return journey with the cable car.
Photos taken during the race or other events organised by Les Yeux Du Monde may be used for promotional purposes in digital and/or printed media.

Youth racing:
A short race has been organized for young people aged 8 to 15 years (2012/2005).

Characteristics of the course:
A positive altitude difference of 300 m and a length of 1.5 km.
Departure of the intermediate product from the Grand Paradis chairlift to the top of the Champéry lift, on the same route as the big ones.

Timetables :
- 18:15 Meeting point at the top of the cable car
- 18h30 Descent to the starting point
- 19:00 hrs. Departure of the young people
- 19h20 Arrival of the first youth

Free registration for Youth

Information and questions:
lesyeuxdumonde2019@gmail.com

In cooperation with https://rando-nocturne.ch/parcours/parcours-de-la-foilleuse-morgins/

Hours

Prices

Free entry for children < 16 years.

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