Race Course

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20 / 30 km classic (Saturday)
45 km classic (Sunday)

The course (20 / 30 km) starts directly at the end of the picturesque village Melago and follows a slight downhill towards Kappl. From there you are challenged by a longer slight uphill section to the highest point on the course, Melago Alm. This is when you begin your way back to Melago where you will start into the next round and circle around the scenic Vallelunga valley before crossing the finish line after 20 / 30 km again in Melago.
Visma Ski Classics Pro Team athletes ski on Sunday 45 km Classic and start the race in Kapron.

Refreshment and service stations
There are a number of stations along the course of La Venosta where refreshments and/or equipment services are available from the race organization’s personnel.

Track signs
The track signs occur every kilometer and are counted downwards.

Emergency service and first aid
In the start and finish area as well as along the course, there is at any time an emergency service and first aid crew on duty. The emergency services and first aid personnel organised by the mountain and trail rescue will be available in the start and finish area as well as along the course. Emergency telephone calls should always be made using the number 112 and should contain the following information:
- La Venosta
- Location of the accident along the course, note kilometer distance signs
- Type of injury
It is recommended that participants carry a mobile phone during the race, as in certain circumstances it might save lives! The mountain and trail rescue team has the right to forbid a participant to continue if they are strongly convinced that the health of the participant or of other participants may be endangered.