Beast 180

Description:

The BEAST track (180km with 9600m of elevation) is starting from Campulung Moldovenesc (ski slope Runc) and is touching twice Rarau summit (1650m) with a loop to Devil’s Mills Gorge and Codru Secular Slatioara (UNESCO heritage), than heading to Pietrosu Bistritei summit (1793m). Starting than a long downhill up to Paltinis village than heading to Calimani National Park: Iezerul Calimaniului peak (2032m)-Voievodeasa (1852m)- Bradul Ciont (1899m)- Ratitis (2021)- Negoiul Unguresc (2081m) and the last and highest point of the area Pietrosul Calimaniului (2100m). After this trip we go for a long route to Vatra Dornei through Rezervatia Naturala 12 Apostoli- ski slope Vatra Dornei. Crossing the town and heading Giumalau summit (1857m) than a nice forest route to Transrarau crossing to Obcini, downhill to Paraul Mesteacan than back to the finish line in Campulung Moldovenesc with a final tough climb on Runc (+400m in 1.4km).

ITRA evaluation : 6 points

Aid Stations* :

  1. Izvorul Alb km 7 – HC
  2. Rarau (1) km 14 – AHC
  3. Moara Dracului Km 21 – HC
  4. Slatioara km 27 – AHC
  5. Rarau (2) km 34 – AHCMP
  6. Zugreni km 43 – AHC 
  7. Pietrosu Bistritei km 50 – C
  8. Paltinis km 80 – AHCMP + Drop Bag 
  9. Pietrosul Calimaniului km 108 – C
  10. 12 Apostoli km 123 – AHC
  11. Vatra Dornei km 145 – AHCMP + pacer allowed (see the chapter in RULES)
  12. Giumalau km 163 – AHC 
  13. Stana Transrarau km 168 – AHC 
  14. Runc km 179 – C, H
  15. Finish Campulung Moldovenesc km 180– AHC Cut-off time: 50h (Sunday August 1st, 12:00)

A – aid food (fruits, sweets, salted food), H- hydration (water, iso, cola), C- control (nano system), M hot meal (soup, pasta, rice,…), P – personal assistance , allowed

Your BEAST 180 track *

Total distance: 179 km
Max elevation: 2056 m
Min elevation: 692 m
Total climbing: 9677 m
Total descent: -9678 m
Download file: BEAST 180.gpx

* This track could be subject to minor changes due to situation on the field after the winter period

Strong previous experience in ultramarathon’s needed to register to this race !!! (minim one race with over 100k)

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