If it is too long, you are too weak! This is not just a slogan, but reality, because the mountain run "Tiefroschtn X-trem" from the Neves reservoir to the refuge Tiefrasten is recommendable only for very fit aces.
In 2019 this sport event in the mountains of Pfunders already takes place for the 17th time, even though the facts are not really inviting for unhurried hikers: The participants of the run have to overcome 20 kilometers and 1,580 meters of elevation gain if they want to reach the destination – the refuge Tiefrasten (with the best and biggest dumplings within the region).
However, the fascination of this mountain run is probably exactly due to its extreme nature. In the last year quite a lot of participants accepted the challenge and the respective winners covered the distance in about 2 hours and 10 to 20 minutes.
Details of the run
The mountain run starts on Saturday morning, 21 July, at 9 am next to the Neves reservoir (1,856 m) above Mühlwald in the valley Tauferer Ahrntal. Destination is the refuge Tiefrasten (2,312 m) near Terenten.
Indispensable requirements for the participation in the "Tiefroschtn X-trem" run are certainly best constitution, sure footedness and sense of orientation. Participants may be registered runners as well as leisure time athletes with a valid medical attendance report. The valuation includes the categories women, men and mixed. For one person there is allowed one partner and they have to pass the checkpoints together.
By the way: Mountain runs are quite popular throughout South Tyrol – not least thanks to the unique scenery. For instance there may be mentioned the Keller-Bauer run or the Three Peaks Alpine Marathon.
Refuge Tiefrasten: +39 0474 554 999
Brugger Christoph: +39 335 121 8838 / firstname.lastname@example.org