Saint Étienne les Orgues (Station de Lure), Alpes de Haute Provence

THP winter is a Trail event (running in nature) to discover the mountain of Lure (04230) in its winter version. Come and discover breathtaking landscapes with one of our three courses according to your desires and your level. See you on December 18, 2021 for 35, 20 or 10 kilometers in a warm but wintry atmosphere! 

Upcoming Races

Dec 18 2021
10 KM
To get to the start, you will have to climb the mountain of Lure by road to La Sauvagine. During this ascent, you will be able to immerse yourself in the wild beauty of this superb mountain of Lure located in the heart of Provence. With W10, you will experience a condensed version of the land of Giono in a winter version. The start is from Lure Station (04230 - Saint-Etienne-Les-Orgues) on Saturday at 10am. As soon as the arch is crossed, you get to the heart of the matter. After passing the Bois des Glacières and joining the Pré du Fau plot, you find yourself at an altitude of 1,687 m on the Cavalets ridge. You are at km 3.4. The magic will work! You will be at the start of your passage on the Lure ridge with a breathtaking 360 ° view. The alpine arc to the north will seem very close and the view over the Durance valley to the south will remind you that you are in Provence. You will feel yourself growing wings, both closer to the earth and closer to the sky. Pebbles, air, intense light, you will want to fly, to fly over this ridge line. You will have in sight the antennas, which indicate the summit of Lure, and which will appear and disappear according to the profile of the course. You will reach the highest point at 1826 m at km 6.5. You will only have a few kilometers left to reach the arrival at the Station de Lure, the oldest ski resort in the department, we have been skiing there since 1937. The circle is complete.
2,066 2,066 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 :00 Cutoff
2 Elevation Rating
Rolling, ~2500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Dec 18 2021
20 KM
To get to the start, you will have to climb the mountain of Lure by road to La Sauvagine. During this ascent, you will be able to immerse yourself in the wild beauty of this superb mountain of Lure located in the heart of Provence. With W20, you will experience a condensed version of the land of Giono in a winter version. The start is from Lure Station (04230 - Saint-Etienne-Les-Orgues) on Saturday at 9am. As soon as the arch is crossed, you get to the heart of the matter. After passing the Bois des Glacières and joining the Pré du Fau plot, you find yourself at an altitude of 1,687 m on the Cavalets ridge. You are at km 3.4. The magic will work! You will be at the start of your passage on the Lure ridge with a breathtaking 360 ° view. The alpine arc to the north will seem very close and the view over the Durance valley to the south will remind you that you are in Provence. You will feel yourself growing wings, both closer to the earth and closer to the sky. Pebbles, air, intense light, you will want to fly, to fly over this ridge line. You will have in sight the antennas, which indicate the summit of Lure, and which will appear and disappear according to the profile of the course. You will reach the highest point at 1826 m at km 6.5. Your journey like a tightrope walker on this ridge line continues. First up to Pas de la Graille at km 9.6 where you will find refreshments. Then you will continue to Cairn 2000! Cairn built by all the inhabitants of Cruis to symbolize the turn of the millennium. At this point, you are at km 11, you have done half of the route. After a rapid descent in the undergrowth of almost 3 km, you will tackle a slow and steady climb over 6 km. You will then be at km 19 and it is at this point that you will join your friends on the W35 route. You will only have a few kilometers left to reach the arrival at the Station de Lure, the oldest ski resort in the department, we have been skiing there since 1937. The circle is complete,
4,265 4,265 ft.
Single Loop Course
5 :00 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Dec 18 2021
35 KM
W35 is a 35km, 2,060m D + race that earns 2 ITRA points. To get to the start, you will have to climb the mountain of Lure by road to La Sauvagine. During this ascent, you will be able to immerse yourself in the wild beauty of this superb mountain of Lure located in the heart of Provence. With W35, you will experience a condensed version of the land of Giono in a winter version. The start is from Lure Station (04230 - Saint-Etienne-Les-Orgues) on Saturday at 8 am. As soon as you have crossed the arch, you will set off for a 10 km descent through the undergrowth on soft ground. A beautiful and very fun descent will take you to the Chapel of Notre Dame de Lure, a former 12th century abbey, the most curious can linger there to admire the bicentennial lime trees, the most in a hurry will accelerate the descent towards from Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues, you will have by this time of the race, covered nearly 10km. You will find supplies at the UTILE store, accessible by car, this will allow your loved ones to come and encourage you.
6,758 6,758 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 Aid Stations
8 :00 Cutoff
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
4 Surface Rating
Substantial rocks, roots and/or ruts

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