Posts by fredcesari

A new IGN Map for the GR20

Instead of setting out with seven maps in your rucksack, now you can have the whole of the GR20 on just one map.  IGN published this new map on the 2nd March 2020.  The scale is 1/50 000 – 1cm = 500m.

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Cristina completed the GR20 Solo, Bravo!

Cristina took two weeks to complete the trek from North to South. It was quite an exploit, she told us about the challenges of her trek at this time of year (29 May 2019).

 

Cristina

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« La Terre des Dieux » Ultra-Trail across Corsica’s most Dramatic Summits

This is excellent news for Ultra trailers all over the world.  The year 2020 is the year that the organisation ‘Mantinum’ will see this great project take place.

Affiche terre des dieux 2021

 

On the 2nd January 2020 there was a much awaited press announcement that confirmed the race would take place and made the event official.  The race incorporates 160km along the GR20, there are 26 summits between 1300m and 2600m altitude to cross and over 12,000m total altitude gain. 

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Snow on the GR20

21st  June 2019 – Snow Update

Snow GR20

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Refuge Orto di Piobbo on fire

On Saturday 4th May 2019, the refuge Ortu di Pobbio was destroyed by a fire. It is the first refuge along the GR20 trail when you set out from Calenzana in the north of the island. 

Refuge Orto di Piobbo on fire

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Hiking on the Monte Cintu

Take a look at the GR20's spectacular ridges and hear what people have to say about the terrain.

Monte Cintu

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Ultra Trail on the GR20 ! It's the first!

Have you always dreamt of participating in a competition on the mythic GR20? For the first time it is going to be possible mid June 2020.

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Richard Branson enjoying the GR20 North

Sir Richard Branson hikes the GR20 North

‘Strive’ is the name of a challenge, a month long adventure that started in Southern Sardinia, crossed Corsica, via the GR20 North and finished on the summit of Mont Blanc.

Richard Branson on GR20 North

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