Stranda Fjord Trail Race
10 August 2019
Stranda Fjord Trail Race is 33 km long, crossing over 3 summits with a totalt ascent og 3000 vertical meters. The course gives you a awesome fjordview and finishs at the Pavilion at Stranda skiresort high above Stranda. The course is technical with several steep climbs and parts without a proper trail – do you take the challenge?
Stranda Fjord Trail Race is about 33 km long with 3 summits and a total ascent of 3000m. For those who thinks that sounds to heavy we have a light-version the same day. Booth races gives you a perfect fjord view and have the finish at the pavilion at the top of Roaldshorn high above Stranda.The race starts by the toll road up to Vasset (300masl) The first kilometer of the race is on gravel road before the course hits a hiking trail up to Liavarden (799masl). It continues along the ridge high above the fjord to Duklidalen.From Duklidalen the course gets tougher towards Mønet (1058 masl). Up towards Mønet it´s steep and you will need to use your hands on some parts here.Here the course starts climbing and gets more rugged and alpine on the way up to Fremste Blåhornet(1478masl), and further over Heimste Blåhornet(1336masl).After the descent on the ridge of Heimste Blåhornet the course continues to Vardnakken(878masl) and Dregetua(693masl). The course descents further to the village of Stranda, and the fjord.It passes Stranda Hotel for a hydration checkpoint, and goes through the village up to Langlo. At Langlo the course hits the hiking trail up to Skuravatnet.From Skuravatnet it gets steep and more alpine on the way up to Trollvardegga (1094masl). From Trollvardegga the course runs on the ridge to Roaldshorn (1230masl), with a beautiful view down to Stranda and the fjord.From Roaldshorn there is a short descent to the Roaldspavillion(1069masl) for finish.
Transportation of changing-clothes to the finish is provided for all racers. Clothes must be delivered to race office on Friday or Saturday. Remember to put your clothes in a bag/backpack, and mark it with your name.
Runners are responsible to carry their own water/hydration and to bring enough energy for the entire race. There is a hydration & energy check point before the last climb, at Stranda Hotel. There are streams/creeks where water can be filled at following places: Duklidalen 6 km, Blåhornsvannet 11 km & Langloelva 28 km.
We recommend our participants to stay at Stranda Hotel. All participants will get a special SFTR-price on the accomodation.
Age limit for Stranda Fjord Trail Race is 15 years. Age limit for Stranda Fjord Trail Race Light is 12 years
The start of Stranda Fjord Trail Race is at 08.00am. Cut off time is 14.00 at Stranda hotel, 23km into the race.
Transport will be provided to the start for the ones that has booked transportation. Gondola transportation down from the mountain is also included in the race fee, and there will be buss transportation down to the hotel from the gondola station.