Les KM de Chando – Switzerland

23 September

Distance: 7.7 km

Vertical climb: 1,970m

Highest point: 2,720m

Race records: Kilian Jornet Burgada 1h11’14” (2014); Christel Dewalle 1h21’29” (2017)

The KM De Chando is a vertical kilometer mostly on hiking trails and is the unique double VK in Switzerland with 2000 m vertical gain.

From the starting point, the track is very sinuous until Chandolin. Then, the rise until the Illhorn’s summit becomes very steep, running along the ski lift’s path.
The finish line is at the top of the Illhorn, 2,700m, with a magnificent view on the whole Rhone Valley, the Val d’Anniviers and the four 4000m summits of the imperial crown

Vissoie, Switzerland

Start time: 9.30

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