The start is from the south-west beach of Lago Gallo in Livigno next to T1.
3.8Km in Gallo Lake in Livigno. In the last few years, at this time of the year, the water temperature ranged between 12,5° and 16°. Wetsuits and neoprene caps will be compulsory, neoprene socks and gloves (not webbed) are strongly recommended. Before the start all the athletes must enter in the transition area for the electronic check.
195Km with approximately 5000m of elevation gain, crossing into the neighbouring Switzerland. You will start in Livigno (1815m above sea level), climbing up to the Forcola pass (2315m). The course takes then athletes in Switzerland to climb the Bernina Pass (2323m) cycling down to St. Moritz and Engadina, continuing until Zernez. You will then climb up to the Fuorn pass (2149m), descend to Val Mustair, and finally come back to Italy. Once arrived in Prato at Stelvio, you will face another climb with 48 hairpin bends, until you get to the Stelvio Pass (second highest pass in Europe, 2757m). You will go down to Bormio and continue until the Foscagno pass (2291m) arriving at Trepalle of Livigno where T2 is located (2100m asl)
42.2Km, departure from Trepalle at Livigno and arrival at Carosello 3000 (3000 metres asl)
A complete overview of the courses is available on the website.