Cirque of solitude

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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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14th June 2018 - The opening of the Cirque of Solitude

During the last two years, there has been pressure put on the  authorities to re-open the cirque. It was always considered the highlight of the two week hike. It has taken several visits by expert geological teams,  lengthy evaluation and discussion before the official ban has been lifted.

Gr20 cirque de la solitude

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