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
Race Z goes from Zermatt to Verbier via Arolla.
Race A goes from Arolla to Verbier.
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.
1. I carefully read the Patrouille des Glaciers 2024 rules. This is an obligatory step !
2. 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: www.antidoping.ch before registering.
A cancellation insurance is proposed in case of accident, illness or death. You can find out more by clicking the button below :
For questions about registering your team for the PdG, please contact MSO support.
Help Center Registrations :
Rue du Catogne 7, 1890 St. Maurice
- Pascal Gertschen (cover + corps 1)
- David Carlier (corps 2)