Glen Coe Skyline
"Soaring ridges, exposed traverses and precipitous drops. Fast and light over rough and technical terrain. A fusion of alpinism and mountain running. Welcome to skyrunning."
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The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline® follows in the finest tradition of the most prestigious skyrunning races, fusing mountain running and alpinism in a pure test of speed, endurance and skill on an uncompromising, world-class course.
The route features long and sustained sections of scrambling terrain, which is roughly equivalent to moderate standard rock climbing. In addition, the race traverses high and remote mountainous terrain, which is at times impossible to retreat from and may be subject to severe and rapidly changing weather.
The event is only suitable for highly experienced competitors and all entrants are strictly vetted for experience.
- Distance: 52km
- Height gain: 4,750m
- Male record: 06:25:39 (Kilian Jornet Burgada, 2017)
- Female record: 07:53:30 (Emelie Forsberg, 2017)