PRO 4 – Sauze d’Oulx (TO)


-Event Name: Vibram Enduro MTB Trophy of the Nations
-Type: Pro + special team ranking for the Nations
-Date: 6-7 August 2011
-Location of departure and arrival: Piazza Miramonti
-Organization: A.s.d. Sauze In
-Path Data: Total lenght: about 38km on Saturday and about 20km on Sunday;Vertical drop: about 3800m on Saturday and about 1900m on Sunday; n total PS: 7 + Ultra Super Mountain.

Open-enrollment: Ongoing
Signaling path-date: From Thursday’s race
-Meeting times and day of competition:

Friday, August 5, 2011:
15.00: Opening race office for registrations, assigning numbers and card verification
18.30: Presentation of international teams to the press
20.00: Closing race office

Saturday, August 6, 2011:
7.30: Opening race office
9.00: End of registration, assignment and verification card numbers
9.30: Race start

Sunday, August 7, 2011:
9.00 am: Race start
15.00: Departure EMTN
17:00: Awards

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The race course consists in 7 special stages 5 to be played on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Also on Sunday there will be the single stage of the Enduro MTB Trophy of Nations, opened only to top 50 in the overall standings of the race plus the national teams of the participating countries.
The stage will be played on special EMTN UltraSuperMountain, that develops on the special stage SuperMountain with an additional 300m of altitude in order to have space enough to rattle the group (DH Marathon style) after the mass start.

Lap 1: Starting from Piazza Miramonti in Sauze d’Oulx e you transfer till the lift to take the two chairlift Sportinia and Rocce Nere, to reach the first PS1 Rocce Nere. From the end of Rocce Nere through a pedaled transfer you get back uphill to the PS2, Gouriun, which shares the initial part (about 50m) with Rocce Nere and arrives in town Jouvenceaux. From here you pedal to return to Piazza Miramonti for the first CO (time control), that starts the second lap.
Lap 2: The second round is identical to the first and ends with the second Time Control.
Lap 3: From Piazza Miramonti you have to reach back the two chair lifts Sportinia and Rocce Nere. From the top of Rocce Nere begins the fifth and last special stage of Saturday, the SuperMountain (new this year and built for this Superenduro race), that goes through stretches of Black Rocks, Caravel, Sportina Express and Fly to Bali (for a total height difference of 1000m).
Lastly, back to square Miramonti to close the first day of competition
The race starts from the Miramonti Piazza and goes to the starting of PS6 Black Rocks, through the chair Sportina and Black Rocks. Then there is a pedaled transfer back uphill to reach the last special stage, the PS7 SuperMountain.
End Superenduro PRO
Start EMTN
After a moment of rest in the paddock area in Piazza Miramonti starts the special UltraSuperMountain which traces the path of the special SuperMountain, with the addition of about 2km of track (300m altitude) on gravel road to allow the mass start. The access to this trial will be possible only to all the national teams and the first 50 classified absolute at the PRO just played.

The Promo category on Saturday will start after the second round and goes directly through the chairlifts Sportinia and Rocce Nere at the start of the PS4 Gouriun. From here follows the path as for the other categories and arrives in town Jouvenceaux form where starts the pedaled transfer to the CO2 (second time control). Then the course goes uphill again by chairlift to reach the departure of the SuperMountain.
On Sunday the Promo category will play only the PS7 SuperMountain that could be reached through the chairlift Sportinia and Black Rocks.

For registrations please visit:
To take part of the race foreign bikers need to have a card recognized by the UCI (international federation). There is the opportunity to make a daily card at the race office in Sauze d’Oulx on the days of the event, but you will need to have an Italian medical certificate for competitive sports (cycling).


To reach Sauze d’Oulx by car from Turin, you take the Highway A32 Torino-Bardonecchia-Frejus exit Sestriere / Sauze d’Oulx / Montgenevre and continue to Sauze d’Oulx.
If you come from France, you can cross the Frejus tunnel and take the A32 exit at Sestriere / Sauze d’Oulx / Montgenevre and continue to Sauze d’Oulx, or you can choose the SS 24 Monginevro if you come from Briancon.

You can reach Sauze d’Oulx by train with the railway line Turin-Bardonecchia. You must get off at Oulx station and then take the bus to Sauze d’Oulx.
To check train schedule and of fully equipped buses visit and

On August 6/7 Sauze d’Oulx will become the world capital of Superenduro racing, hosting the Enduro Trophy of The Nations. Once again the entire station will be devoted to mountain bikers coming from all over the world to ride and race on the beautiful trails surrounded by larch and rhododendron typical of the paths of the Balcony of the Alps. Sauze has received acclaim from thousands of riders, operators, pilots, media that has brought their own wheels for a walk to
the Alpi Bike Resort station and the 2011 summer event is the best occasion to discover this mountain bike destinantion.

Choose from hotels participating in the initiative and book your stay at discounted rates. You can choose to stay in Sauze d’Oulx from 1° august in a wide choice of accommodation. Offers for
individual riders, teams, carers and families.

Our service Hotel & Co offers you freedom and security: no booking fees, instant confirmation of stay, direct payment on the spot. Book now or contact our Tic of Sauze d’Oulx: telephone +39.0122.858009,

Tourism office of Sauze d’Oulx tel 0122 858009