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7th July 2023


X-Alpine is a demanding 100 miles across amazing mountain areas with spectacular glaciers!

Race Category


Running Stones



140 KM

Elevation Gain

9300 M+

Start Location


Start Time



Starting at 10 p.m. from Verbier, a first ascent and a traverse along the ridge above the illuminated resort. Then you reach the famous village of Champex and its lake, passing by several typical Swiss villages. A long climb to the Orny hut awaits you. You will be in a very alpine environment, next to the first glacier. Then you go down to La Fouly before climbing up through alpine pastures and along the lakes of Fenêtre and the pass. A short passage to Italy before reaching the historical pass of Grand St Bernard, famous for its hospice and its rescue dogs. Then you go back in the direction of Verbier through several passes and eventually passing by the glacier area of Panossière and its suspension bridge. You’ll be very close to the Grd Combin, standing above you at 4314m. After this amazing place you will still have to climb the famous 1200m wall before going finally down to Verbier.


Registration conditions

To take part to the X-Alpine in 2023, you don't need any Running Stones but just to have a valid UTMB Index in the 100M or 100K category, Index that you obtain by finishing a race labelled UTMB Index Race, in the year before registering. Most races around the world will give you this UTMB Index. Check your UTMB Index in your runner’s area MyUTMB.

Every runner must have a min of 20 years old during the year of participation to register.

The X-Alpine is limited to 700 runners.

Registration conditions

Find out here all the details you need to know when registering to the X-Traversée