Trail Verbier St-Bernard – 3 - 4 juillet 2021 – Practical information

Practical information

Access

Le Châble : Withdrawal of race numbers à l’espace St-Marc Friday 8th  July 2022 from 10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Verbier : Start X-Alpine Friday 8th July 2022 at 10:00 pm
La Fouly : Start X-Traversée Saturday 9th July 2022 at 8:00 am
Liddes : Start Verbier Marathon Saturday 9th July 2022 at 10:00 and 10:15
Verbier : Start Verbier X-Plore Sunday 10th July 2022  at 9:00 am

If you are staying in Le Châble and your race starts at La Fouly or Liddes, it’s better to take a special bus organised by TVSB.

By plane

The nearest international airport is in Geneva, but Zurich, Milano (It) and Torino (It) are only 4-5 hours far.

From Geneva or Zurich it is very convenient to reach Verbier by train (see below) as there is a railway station within both airports (about 2 hours from Geneva).

By train

For Verbier

It’s very convenient as the train stops in Le Châble (numbers withdrawal place). And from there you can take the cablecar or the bus to go up to Verbier.

For Pays du St Bernard (La Fouly, liddes)

  • CFF line Genève-Brig. Stop in Martigny (Every trains stop there except some trains to Italy)
  • TMR line Martigny- Sembrancher – Orsières (change train in Sembrancher)
  • From Orsières, many busses to every village of the area
  • Accomodations

    Please consult the bus schedules to get to the different departures of the TVSB races. They are available in each race description.

    Verbier et Val de Bagnes 

    Hotels
    Find the list

    The Experimental Chalet Hotel (2min. walk from the arrival area) offers 5% discount on accommodation with the code EXPETRAIL .

    Rental apartments and chalets
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    Campings
    Camping de Champsec (5min from Châble, 20min from Verbier) – +41 78 827 73 42
    Fionnay (30min from Verbier) – camping Sioux 

    Group lodging and dormitories
    Verbier Village – MAP 
    Châble (15min from Verbier) – Auberge de jeunesse – +41 79 197 47 53
    Fionnay (30min from Verbier) – Dortoirs – +41 79 277 72 87
    Châble (15min from Verbier) – Swiss Mont-Fort Lodge 

    Bed and Breakfast
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    Pays du St-Bernard 

    Hotels
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    Location appartements/hôtels 
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    Campings
    La Fouly – camping des Glaciers
    Bourg-St-Pierre – camping du Grand-St-Bernard 
    Champex-Lac – camping les Rocailles 

    Group lodging and dormitories
    La Fouly – auberge de Maya Joie 
    La Fouly – chalet le Dolent
    La Fouly – auberge des Glaciers 
    Champex – chalet du jardin alpin
    La Rosière – abri du pèlerin 
    Bourg-St-Pierre – hostel du Petit Vélan

     

  • Runners’newsletter

    Newsletter from th 18th May 2022

    Prepare your journey

    We are happy to share with you some important information about the transportation plan during the event as well as several maps to help your crew find their way around and follow your race.

    Please use this information to avoid additional stress before the start of your race.

    How to get to the start of your race
    X-Alpine and Verbier X-Plore – Verbier
    If you are not staying in Verbier, we advise you to take the gondola from Le Châble to Verbier, open from 5:15 to 23:50. More information here.

    X-Traversée – La Fouly
    shuttle operates between Verbier, Le Châble-gare and Orsières-gare.

    WARNING, the road Orsières-La Fouly will be closed from 6:00 to 8:00 am on Saturday morning.
    Crews and runners must therefore take the free shuttle from Orsières (scheduled every 10min). Signs will be put in place to help you find your way around.

    Verbier-Marathon – Liddes
    Shuttle operates between Verbier, Châble-gare and Orsières-gare.
    You must reserve your place on the shuttle; to do so, log in to your runner’s account, the price is CHF 2.-
    Your crew can also book their ticket for CHF 15.-.

    Please refer to the bus timetable tab

    Map of Verbier
    Here is a map of Verbier finish line’s main points:
    – Rest area
    – Showers and massage area inside the sport center
    – Food and bars
    – Drop bags
    Our catering partner BTB will serve you a complimentary after you cross the finish line. Crews and spectators may also choose between 3 different menus. Non-stop opening from Saturday to Sunday.

    Maps and transportation for crews
    This map here allows your crew to follow you during the race in the best possible way. We strongly recommend that you use the shuttle and bus to get to Lourtier and the cable car to get to Verbier.

    It is mandatory to take the shuttle (free of charge) for the following sections:
    Orsières – La Fouly: Saturday from 06h00 to 08h00
    La Barmasse – Cabane Brunet: Saturday from 08h00 to 22h00

    We can’t wait to welcome you in our region!

    The Race Directors

     

    Newsletter from April
    Dear runners,

    #TVSB is only 3 months away! We would like to share with you some useful information to help you find your way around.

    Accommodation
    You may find a list with of our recommended accommodation facilities in the region in the practical information section of our web site.

    X-Alpine and Verbier X-Plore: if you are registered for one of these races, we suggest that you find an accommodation in Verbier or in the villages of Val de Bagnes.

    X-Traversée and Verbier Marathon: if you are registered for one of these races, we advise to stay in Verbier or in the villages of Le Châble, Orsières and Pays du St-Bernard. Use our shuttles (the reservations will be possible from May on your runner file) to get to the start line and back to your accommodation after the race. Please don’t forget that if you are staying in Liddes or Bourg St Pierre, there is no shuttle service after the race.
    A campsite (next to the Comba school) is available (about 10 tents) in Verbier. There is no electricity, no water and no reservation possible.
    Campervans can park on the P4 parking lot in Le Châble, next to the St-Marc hall (race pack collection). Electricity and water are available, tokens can be collected at the tourist office.

    Training camps
    There are still a few spots left to join the #TVSB2022 training camps organized by Jules-Henri Gabioud, elite trail runner and mountain guide. If you wish to explore the course, prepare your racing season and share good moments with professionals and other trail running enthusiasts, check out their offers here.

    Need more?
    Run Motion Coach, official partner of the UTMB Mont-Blanc, will help you get ready for your race. Train with a personalized plan, adapted to your goal, schedule and level. Premium subscription is available at the reduced price of 19.99€ through this link.

    We are looking forward to welcoming you in our region from July 8 to 10. In the meantime, train hard and have fun!

  • Bus timetables

  • Where to see the runners on the race course

  • Map of event site

  • Prize ceremony

    The prize ceremony will take place on Sunday 10 July at 1.30 pm, Verbier, Rue de la Poste.

  • Become a volunteer

    You wish to help us for the organisation of the Trail Verbier St Bernard and live the event in another way?

    Please fill in this form to postulate (It’ll take you about 10 minutes).

    Thanks for your support!