The hardest up-hill-race in Norway!
Meeting point: Loen
Magnificent and breathtaking view 1848 m above the Fjord. Skaala is the highest mountain in northern Europe having the footh in the Fjord.
Skaala Uphill 1.848 m.a.s.l. - North Europe's toughest mountain race.
Skaala Uphill, from 29 to 1848 metres above sea level is North Europes toughest mountain race in terms of the difference in altitude of 1.818 metres between start and finish - and not the least with regard to the total running distance which is only 8,2 km. The average rise is 22,5 per cent! The race starts at Tjugen, 29 metres above sea level. Skaala Uphill is arranged with both competition class with individual timekeeping, and also with a fun-run class without timekeeping
Hotel Alexandra and Loen IL, is the organiser of Skaala Uphill.
The trip starts at the parking spot by Tjugen Camping. At 650 meters hight, we`ll cross the National Park boarder, and also cross the forrest boarder. At 1100 meters hight, we`ll have a break, and maybe even a swin, at the Skålavatnet lake. At 1600 meters hight, we have to cross a larger snow area. At 1700 meters hight, we should walk over to the edge, and take a look at the view. From here, there`s a easier path up to the tower.