Ultra Trail 150 miles

First edition in 2021

  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada
  • Ultra Trail Gaspesia 100 - Percé, Gaspésie, Québec, Canada

150 miles (241km) - Hélène's 60 hours (60HH)

SOLO, UNSUPPORTED

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To satisfy the endurance junkies like Quebec athlete Hélène Dumais, we designed a 150 miles course,  informally named “Hélène’s 60 Hours”. With her thirst for more, she came to us with the challenge of designing an epic new course that will get you to experience hidden jewels of Gaspesia that can only be reached going the extra mile.

This race will take you through the three points of the end of the world; Cap-Gaspé in Forillon National Park, Pointe-Saint-Pierre and Percé!

Prepare for the adventure! It will be epic!

Departure:  June 18th 2021, 5 AM at Forillon national Park, Cap Gaspé

Maximum time allowed for completion of the race: 60 hours

Number of refreshment stations: None on the first 190 km.

Provided :

  • GPS tracking device
  • Downloadable map of the course
  • GPX file of the course
  • Road book
  • Post race meal
  • Symbolic recognition when you complete the challenge (no podium, only finishers)

Supplies

This is an unsupported challenge. This formula requires athletes to be autonomous the whole time. This means participants must be prepared with the right gear and clothing as a security measure in order to deal with possible problems encountered like unpredictable weather, injury, or GI distress for example.

Runners must have all their mandatory equipment with them at all times during the race.

  • Pack
  • Minimum 1 liter of water reserve
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Food reserves
  • Map (downloadable link once registered)
  • Compass
  • Whistle
  • Water purification system (pills, drops, filter)
  • Rain jacket with hood
  • Rain pants (waterproof trouser)
  • 2 headlamps in good working order with both spare batteries
  • Lighter / matches
  • Knife
  • 1,40m x 2m minimum survival blanket
  • First aid kit (blister kit, plasters, dressing, personal medication, Ibuprofen is NOT  allowed)
  • Warm hat (beanie, tube scarf)
  • Warm and waterproof gloves
  • Spare dry socks
  • Spare base layer top and bottom
  • Picture ID
  • Camera (You will have to bring back visual proof of specific landmarks!)
  • Cell phone capable of making and receiving calls in Quebec (You must be reachable at all times. Cellular signals may vary depending on the areas along the route, everyone will be aware of that.)

Recommended :

    • Bear spray and or bell
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Anti-chafing
    • Sun protection (sun glasses, hat, cream)
    • Battery pack to recharge your phone
    • Emergency bivvy (can replace the survival blanket)
    • Sleeping kit

Officially prohibited:

  • Earphones, iPod, radio, mp3 and other
  • Pacer
  • Pets
  • Crew and external help
  • Stashed gear and food

To participate, it is essential :

  • To have the minimum experience to face such a challenge, 150 miles under 60 hours;
  • To be totally aware of the length and the specificity of the event and to be perfectly prepared for it;
  • To have acquired, prior to the race, a real capacity for self-sufficiency in the mountains which permits the management of problems induced by this type of course, and notably:
  • To know how to face, without outside help, climatic conditions;
  • To know how to manage, even if one finds oneself isolated, physical or mental problems arising from high fatigue, digestive problems, muscular or joint pain, minor ailments;
  • To be fully aware that runners’ security depends upon their capacity to adapt to the problems encountered, or envisaged.
  • The challenge is open to everyone at least 20 years of age.
  • You must provide a valid proof of insurance prior to the event to the race organisation.

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