Nendaz Trail offers both runners and walkers alike, two loop trail running courses, one 18 kilometers long and the other 30 kilometers long departing from the plaine des Ecluses in Nendaz. On the occasion of this tenth edition, the organizing committee have launched a new category : a relay race on the 30-kilometre course.
This wide and varied choice of courses aims to satisfy a maximum number of participants. In fact, the various levels of difficulté proposed allows everybody to find the perfect challenge. The trail passes through stunning landscapes with a wide range of natural diversity and breathtaking panoramic views. The aim of this sporting event is also to allow participants to explore or re-explore the numerous footpaths Nendaz and its surrounding have to offer.
- AdoTrail and discovery tour : 16 kilometres and a variation in altitude of 840 metres. A perfect way to discover trail running in a breathtaking setting between forests and clearings. Points of interest: the Balavaux mountain pasture and its hundred-year-old larch trees, among the largest in Europe.
- Shorter course : 30 kilometres and a variation in altitude of 1'890 metres. A course of intermediate difficulty following forest paths, through mountain pastures and along a bisse. Points of interest: the Balavaux mountain pasture and its hundred-year-old larch trees, which are among the largest in Europe, Basso d'Alou, the mountain pastures of Siviez, Tortin and Novelly, Planchouet and its famous "24 hairpin bends" as well as the Bisse de Saxon, the longest in the Valais.
- Relay race : the relay race is ran in teams of three runners on the 30-kilometre course, each participant running respectively 14 kilometres, 7 kilometres and 9 kilometres. Teams can be mixed (men & women) or not; the only condition being that all participants must be 16 years or older.
- Free parking
- Booking required
- Accessible by public transport
- On-site catering
- Animations for children