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Trail runnning

A highly-demanding fast-growing sport, trail running takes center stage all throughout the summer in Pralognan-la-Vanoise.
Up here, the mind-blowing landscapes reward your physical endurance.
Several races and permanent circuits offer a variety distances and vertical gain well-suited for different levels and abilities.

Permanent trail runs

For beginners, experts, or those training for a race, PraloTrail has mapped out the right run for you. 7 trail runs (5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, and 26 km) will take you on a journey through the Vanoise Range and allow you to train in optimal conditions.

Download the detailed description and map for each permanent trail run:
- Circuit P5 | 5km - 176m vertical gain
- Circuit P8 | 8km - 461m vertical gain
- Circuit P9 | 9km - 495m vertical gain
- Circuit P10 | 10km - 550m vertical gain
- Circuit P11 | 11km - 762m vertical gain
- Circuit P19 | 19km - 936m vertical gain
- Circuit P26 | 26km - 1733m vertical gain

Trail running instruction

In June and August, certified mountain leaders (hiking guides) and experienced trail runners, have created within the local guide service a variety of lessons for you to start, train, and improve your trail running skills.


Introduction & skill improvement for trail runners (9:30-12:00)
Approach running in the mountains on a varied course dotted with technical sections to improve your technique, all in the majestic environment surrounding Pralognan.

Long distance: explore the mountains on a trail run (7:00-13:00)
An athletic adventure combining running and fast walking on high-alpine trails. We’ll leave early in the morning to take advantage of the cool temperatures and the calm of the mountains at sunrise. This outing will take you further and higher...

3-day Trail Running Clinic
Includes 3 half-day trail runs during the week:
Improve and build a solid foundation by acquiring the essential skills running on the permanent trail runs in Pralognan. Improve your technique and gain a better understanding of your ability to perform and feel light as a feather!

Half-day outing
20 €
Long distance outing
30 €
3-day clinic
54 €


Summer 2018 rates

Contact: Bureau des Guides | 69 rue du Grand Couloir | +33 (0)4 79 08 71 21


Events

All throughout the year, the village hosts several trail running events: Trail de l'Inuit in winter and summer, the legendary Tour des Glaciers de la Vanoise, Trace du Bouquetin, and Tour de la Grande Casse...
Learn more by clicking here!