We have the first three results from the first day race. Pablo Ureta and Sergio Trecaman are on the second position. I’ll update soon with the respective timing.
Results Cruce de los Andes 2010 / First Day:
1° GR TEAM / Gustavo Reyes – Nelson Ortega / Cipolletti (number 2)
2º CASA IRWO TEAM / Ureta Pablo – Trecaman Sergio / Córdoba (number 178)
3º OPTITECH 1 / Mohamed Cristian-Sntivañes Darío/ Cipolletti Columbia (number 251)
Information about Cruce de los Andes:
Cruce de los Andes is the mountain trekking race that crosses The Andes, with a 30 km route by day, during 3 days, and resting by the night on the campsites established by the Organization. Participation is in couple, and its members must stay together the entire route. The essence of Columbia Cruce de los Andes is to cross The Andes each year by a different route, and its philosophy is to merge both countries (Argentina and Chile) crossing their frontiers on race.
This year the big challenge began at San Martín de los Andes and finished at Chilean Tromen Pass or Mamuil Malal Pass.
Competitors of more than 20 countries are registered for this edition.
Distance aprox 33 km with significants slopes. Starts al 800mts and reaches 900mts. The maximum height is aprox 1200mts.
23km aprox. It will be the hardest because of the length from 900mts. And the highest peak will be 2100mts, It rises to the top of a hill and down at the same level that rose. The entire way is a path.
Will be the longest without uneven pronounced but with small ups and downs constants. The distance is 37km aprox. Mountain roads and trails in the most extension.