Race Founded in Read more [...]
El Cruce Columbia takes place from 11 years ago in Patagonia in February, during the austral summer.
The career objective is to cross the Andes, linking Argentina and Chile, for a distance of over 100 km, divided into 3 stages. Since Andes provides many steps through which unite both countries, the route changes every year, maintaining unique geographic settings in the world.
The places where the event is taking are of unparalleled beauty. The runners pass through mountains and volcanoes, snowy peaks, forests, lakes, valleys and rocky areas.
Despite being held during the summer, climatic variations are enormous. Some editions have been accompanied by spectacular sunny days with temperatures that can reach 20 degrees. C. Others, however, face the runners with truly adverse weather conditions may include cold, snow, high winds and heavy rains.
For all this, the physical demands for runners is enormous and requires intense training prior. It’s a race for those who love adventure and are willing to face three days running and living among the mountains, enduring all the difficulties that entails.(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)