Trace des Ducs de Savoie : Wild trail running through Aoste, Tarentaise and BeaufortainThis year the Trace des Ducs de Savoie (TDS) was the novelty race of The North Face® Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc organization. Although it was already proposed last year the start was not given due to severe weather on the mountains and no one was able to complete the route. In 2009 the first edition of this race was on another trail.
International DWSBorre handed me another beer. The main dude behind the
Norwegian Rockmaster. The second event, in 2010, had been a good one. "Steve,
how can we make the competition even better?" I thought for a minute. "You want
something that stands out from the crowds? The way to go is DWS!"
Petzl RocTrip 2011 : "A Drill Dream Team"At a completely virgin site like Getu the problem of equipment was present in all its complexity. Before all the necessary gear could be sent, an experienced eye was needed to evaluate the quality and quantity of what might be needed.
Responsibility for the inventory fell to Erwan Le Lann who was supervised by Olivier Balma and assisted by Whan, a park ranger.