30/06-01/07 2018
RTRA

155K race.

It is a three-day race with obligatory overnight stops (camp&food provided by Organizers).

The total race distance is 155 km, elevation gain + 7580m.

1st day: 64 km, +3570m. Time limit is 21 hrs.

The route is as follows: The starting point is near the bridge across the Katun` river, then → the bridge across the Kucherla river → Kuzuyak pass (elevation 1516 m.) → the bridge across the Akkem river → up hte Oroktoy river → Tukhman camp → Guldy-airy lake → Tekelu waterfall → Yarlu river → Finish of the 1st stage in the Akkem mountain camp. The route passes through rough terrain at the altitude of 850 m through 2500 m. At the 25th km of the route you will ascend to the altitude of 2000m and from then the path won`t descend under the 2000m anymore. Along the route you can expect heaps of fallen trees, stone runs, a lot of marshes, log crossings and fords, and probably some snow fields.

Refreshment & Food stations / Check points are located at the 16th km of the route - near the bridge across the Akkem river (drinks, fruits); at the 46th km - Guldy-airy lake (tea, sweets), at the 53rd km - Tekelu waterfall. At the finish of the stage in the Akkem mountain camp a hot dinner and sauna will be provided by the Organizers.

2nd day: 37 km, + 2160m; Time limit is 10 hrs.
The starting point is at the Akkem starting camp, then → the bridge across the Akkem river → Yarlu river → Yarlu pass (elevation 2800 m.) → down the Yarlu river → along the right side of the Akkem lake → chapel → up the Kara-Oyuk creek → Mountain Spirits lake → down the Kara-Oyuk creek → along the left side of the Akkem lake → up the Ak-Oyuk creek → 7 lakes valley → down the Ak-Oyuk creek → Finish of the stage in the Akkem mountain camp. The route passes through rough terrain at the altitude of 1950 m through 2850 m. Check points are located at the 9th km of the route (Yarlu pass), at the 21st km (Mountain Spirits lake), and at the 30th km of the route (7 lakes valley). Refreshment & Food station - at the 19th and 23rd km of the route (chapel). Before the start and after the finish a hot breakfast and dinner will be provided by the Organizers.

3rd day: 54 km, +1850m. Time limit is 19 hrs.
The starting point is at the Akkem starting camp, then → Kara-Turek pass (elevation 3060 m.) → Kucherla lake → down the Kucherla river → the bridge over the Kucherla river → finish near the bridge across the Katun` river. The route passes through rough terrain at the altitude of 1950 m through 850 m. Along the trail you can expect heaps of fallen trees, stone runs, marshes, log crossings and fords, and chances are, you will get snow on Kara-Turek pass.

Refreshment & Food stations / Check points are located at the 6th km of the route - Kara-Turek pass; at the 18th km - on the Kucherla Lake (tea, cookies, and dried fruit); at the 42nd km - in the Elan` area (chicken broth, tea, cookies, and fruit). Before the start a hot breakfast will be provided by the Organizers.

A helicopter delivery of extra equipment to the Camp (and back) will be arranged by the Organizers.

The race is certified by ITRA and UTMB, and awarded with 3 old points / 5 new points.

 

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155b

155c

2nd day in enlarged view:

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Race profiles:

1 day:

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2 day:

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3 day:

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