Tor des Geants® - Tor des Glaciers - TOR130 - TOR30

Endurance Trail 450, 330, 130 e 30km 10-219 September 2021




Tor des Géants® | Useful information #4

Mon, 02/09/2019 - 12:03 -- motta.erica

Route change

Slight modification of the route between Rifugio Coda and La Barma. You won't go down to Lago Vargno (path impassable) but you will keep the altitude passing through a  recently restored path. Final tracks are available in the Downloads section of the website tordesgé

Weather forecast info channels

Meteo VDA service on Telegram channel

  • download the App Telegram (link app and android store)
  • look for and subscribe to the channel Meteo VDA
SMS used by the organisation for urgent communication particularly about weather conditions. It is vitally important to check on your own personal profile that your mobile number is right and provided with international prefix.

Dedicated page on the website Meteo VDA ( available also on the website

Bullettin Meteo VDA attached in life bases.

Mandatory equipment and required equipment

Mandatory equipment: Equipment that has to be carried in the backpack for the entire race
​A cup or other container suitable for drinking at refreshment points
A mobile phone (add the organisation's secure numbers to the contacts list, check that the mobile number is not hidden, and make sure the battery is fully charged before setting out)
Identity document and health insurance card (or similar)
Two survival blankets
Food supplies
Water supply (at least 1.5L)
Two working headlamps and spare batteries

Required equipment: Equipment that runners may carry in their backpacks or leave in their TOR bags, according to their own assessment or as instructed by the race organisers.
IMPORTANT! The list of required equipment is an indication of what a runner could need to face the race safely taking into account the type of race route and the weather conditions that could occurs. The final choice is entirely at the discretion of the runner.
Shoes of a category between A2 and A5 (intermediate-> trail).
Anti-slip device (crampons)
Hooded thermal jacket suitable for cold temperatures (down to -15°)
Hooded jacket with rainproof shell, breathable waterproof lining and thermo-taped seams
Running bottoms or leggings (to cover the knee at least)
Long waterproof over-trousers
Warm top layer: long-sleeved top in technical fabric, long trousers
Hat that covers the ears
Warm, waterproof gloves
Change of clothes
Self-treatment first aid kit
Power bank to recharge phone and other equipment
GPS navigator uploaded with the race route
Ropes/tring/cord for little reparations

TOR bag

Dimensions: lenght 64cm, width 27cm, height 34cm
Capacity: 60 litres
Available here: Valgrisenche, Cogne, Donnas, Gressoney S.J., Valtournenche, Ollomont and Courmayeur



Friday 6th September 2019
Jardin de l’Ange
​17:00 TOP runners presentation
​18:00 Video projection “TOR-X Dieci anni di Tor des Géants”
Courmayeur downtown, start from Piazza Brocherel
​19:15 celebratory parade presenting the participating nations and the 100 of the Tor des Glaciers
Jardin de l’Ange
​20:00 Departure of Tor des Glaciers
21:00 Evening event "TOR-X Dieci anni di Tor des Géants"

Saturday 7th September 2019
Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center
from 14.00 to 20.00 Bibs delivery and bags drop off
20.00 briefing & Pasta Party (only for runners)

Sunday 8th September 2019
Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center
from 9.00 to 10.30 Bibs delivery and bags drop off
Viale Monte Bianco - Courmayeur
12:00 Departure of Tor des Géants®

Sunday 15th September 2019
Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center
11.00 Award ceremony