Organisation and Timekeeping for Sport Events
20.04.2024 - 21.04.2024
Verbier (Valais)
Ski Mountaineering - Ski mountaineering

10.04.2024 (04:00)

17.04.2024 (21:59)

Publication of participants
01.12.2023 (15:00)


The event was between the Saturday 20.04.2024 and the Sunday 21.04.2024 (2 months ago).


A legendary race in the heart of the Alps

The Patrouille des Glaciers (PdG) is a historic and international military race, open to civilian, elite and popular competitors.

It is part of "La Grande Course", which brings together six long-distance ski mountaineering events.

For the 2024 edition, the Patrouille des Glaciers will host the ISMF Long Distance World Championships (WCH LD).


The Patrouille des Glaciers is run by patrol of three participants and two departures. One from Zermatt (Z1 & Z2 race) and the other from Arolla (A1 & A2).



Photo: ©Valais/Wallis Promotion - Pascal Gertschen



A grandiose track on the Haute-Route


Race Z goes from Zermatt to Verbier via Arolla.

See the Z track on

Race A goes from Arolla to Verbier.

See the A track on

Scheduled race days are Tuesday and Wednesday (Z1 and A1 races) as well as Friday and Saturday (Z2 and A2 races). Depending on weather or snow conditions, races may be interrupted, postponed, brought forward or cancelled.




The longest, most difficult and emblematic ski mountaineering race in Switzerland





How can I register to participate in the PdG ?


1.  I carefully read the Patrouille des Glaciers 2024 rules. This is an obligatory step !

I have or create an MSO account to complete my registration. I can create one by clicking here. If my teammates already have an MSO account, I can select them from my profile. Otherwise, I can create an account for them during the registration process.

3. I gather all the necessary information (race, category, patroller data, supporting documents, etc.) to register each member of the patrol, in accordance with appendix 1 of the Patrouille des Glaciers 2024 regulations.

4.  I register on the registration platform by filling in all the information requested in the questionnary. This information will be sent to the Cdmt of the PdG for verification. He may contact you to ask you for additional information.

5.  I complete the registration process by paying, using one of the payment methods available.

6.  Once the payment has been made, I check (including my spam) if I have received the email confirmation of my order.

7.  Depending on the category chosen, a possible draw will take place at the end of November 2023. The cdmt of the PdG will keep you informed.

8.  The cdmt of the PdG wishes you a good preparation and looks forward to seeing you on the starting line !



Photo: ©Valais/Wallis Promotion - David Carlier



Reading the rules is an important and obligatory step. Changes and adaptations have been made. In order for you to be able to register and participate in the race with peace of mind, it is obligatory to read the rules and its appendices.





PdG participants are subject to anti-doping rules. Srict checks take place during the race and participants who do not respect these rules will be disqualified.

Please carefully consult the website: before registering.


CGA Insurance


A cancellation insurance is proposed in case of accident, illness or death. You can find out more by clicking the button below :


Button PdG EN



Organization and Contact


For questions about registering your team for the PdG, please contact MSO support.

Help Center Registrations :

Support MSO

Organisator :
cdmt PdG
Rue du Catogne 7, 1890 St. Maurice

Photo credit:
- Pascal Gertschen (cover + corps 1)
- David Carlier (corps 2)





Location of the arrival area