Super Vertical Olimpo | Tenth Edition
In this Tenth Edition we decided to make it Super the Vertical Olympus!
Starting from the community center of Irrigates we will climb to the summit for 1.378mt D + of ascent in little more than 5km.
The route is entirely on a path, except for a few meters. And a magnificent one will follow third time to regain strength!
from Irrighe to the top!
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Vertical Olimpo: its history
The Vertical Olympus was born with the intent and desire to promote the territory ofAlpago Alto and is organized by the Rule of Irrighe, a small mountain community located at the foot of the Venetian Pre-Alps, composed of 92 inhabitants who, thanks to the help of local volunteers and lovers of the territory from various locations in the Veneto, has managed for ten years to set up a very popular sporting event. Even internationally.
Alpago is the gateway to the Dolomites: its aerial ridges between Friuli and Veneto are the obligatory point of passage to access the limestone spurs from the plain overlooking the sea of Venice.
The race leads the athletes to reach the summit of the Mount Olympus, official name Mount Venal with all its 2,212 meters. A development on a positive altitude difference of 1.378 m D + over a length of just over 5 kilometers.
The race of the Vertical Olympus was born in 2012 as a competition between a few friends. There are only 31 participants in the first edition.
Over the years the number has grown steadily and at the fourth edition of 2014 the members already exceeded one hundred.
In 2021, with the organization of the Tenth Edition, the Vertical Olympus you do Super, the meters of difference in altitude from 1.100 become 1.378!
In 2020 they were crowned king and queen of Olympus Henri Aymonod "Aimo", born in 1996, Italian 2020 champion of the Vertical discipline, e Antonella Confortola, born in 1975, former Olympic cross-country skier who now competes mainly in mountain running competitions.
Super Vertical Olimpo, year 2021
The departure is located in the center of the town of Irrigates, average share 834 above sea level. Climb through the woods to Casera Cruden. From here you connect to the path CAI 935 until you reach a stake, which is about halfway through the race, and from here you proceed among grass and stones passing near three large caves, the ander. Then it comes to burela, the most vertical and technical point of the race.
After this passage, continue on grassy shovels for 300mt in altitude until you reach an aided traverse that leads to the summit.
Once the climb is over, and therefore the race is over, the athletes will be able to admire a magnificent 360 degree panorama. From the summit you will be able to admire the basin ofAlpago, the Val Belluna, the Val Cellina and, if you are lucky, even the Adriatic sea of Venice.
Once you have returned calmly to the place of departure, the traditional and desired will be waiting for you third time based on music, beer, good food and good company!
There Rule of Irrighe awaits you, numerous, with the welcome of a Mountain Community proud to show and share the wonders of a territory that is still intact and extraordinary.