THE NORTH FACE®
ULTRA-TRAIL DU MONT-BLANC®
From training and testing in Jez’s backyard around the lake district, to the harshest conditions encountered during The North Face® Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc® 2011 edition, our Spring 12 running collection has been put to the test to keep you out longer. Built with The North Face® Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc® in mind, these products will provide the protection and support you need to live this great adventure in an incomparable universe of impressive and magical high mountains.
ATHLETE TESTED. COMPETITION PROVEN.
THE NORTH FACE®
RUNNING COLLECTION REPRESENTS OUR PREMIER RUNNING PRODUCT LINE, PURPOSE-BUILT FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES AIMING TO GO STRONGER, LONGER AND BEYOND THEIR PERSONAL LIMITS. FROM THE SINGLE TRACK HAYASA TO THE BETTER THAN NAKED JACKET, ALL OUR SUGGESTED PRODUCTS FOR THE NORTH FACE®
ULTRA TRAIL DU MONT BLANC®
HAVE BEEN USED AND TESTED BY OUR ATHLETES IN COMPETITION.
Lightweight, breathable, convective coolingtechnologydesigned& constructedto help youstayout running longer.
The North Face® CRADLE™ technology is engineered to naturally absorb impact, stabilize the foot and promote an anatomically correct stride by supporting the perimeter of the heel and ensuring the fatty tissues under the bursa are biomechanically positioned. CREDLETM achieves the perfect balance of protection, control and comfort to inspire confidence for any foot on any terrain.
RUNNING THE NORTH FACE® ULTRA-TRAIL DU MONT-BLANC®
Since the first year, it has been called “the race of all the superlatives”. A complete tour of the Mont Blanc Massif, passing through 3 countries: France, Switzerland and Italy, the race that every runner should finish at least once in their life.
Le tour of Mont-Blanc, starting from Chamonix, with 166km, 9,500 metres of positive height gain, and in semi autonomy.
Starting, in the centre of Chamonix, on Friday, August 31th 2012 at 18:30.
- 2300 runners maximum
- maximum race time: 46 hours
- estimated time for the first finishers is 20 hours
- limited to runners who have a minimum of 5 qualification points.