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STAGE 1 • 20 KMS


From Beamalona Waterfall to Anivorano village

STAGE 1

Multi Stage Trail starting with stage 1, the one with the most height difference. It starts from Beomalona Waterfall in a single track until a river. Progressively in the beginning of your Ultra trail, you will reach zebu cart tracks before running on 4×4 dirt roads. At last you will cross National Road No 6, the camp is 300m after.

  • Floor: Laterite (95%) + tarmac (5%)
  • Obstacles: a river to cross at km 3
  • Highlights:
    • Beamalona Waterfall (Camp 1 – Start line)
    • Volcanic lake of Fanantana (km 7)
    • The view from checkpoint 1 at the top of the hill (km 8)
  • Afternoon: Feel free to visit the village of Anivorano, just nearby along National Road No 6. Tuesday is market day in Madagascar, animation is guaranteed!
  • Sleep well for the next step of your Multi Stage Trail!

 


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THE TRACK

trace stage 1

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 

CAMP 1

CP 1.1

CAMP 2

TOTAL

Checkpoints/Camps

On a small plate overhanging a waterfall

On the top of a crest

On the top of a hill near Anivorano

 

Elevation

502m

900m

438m

 

Kilometres

 0

8,9

11,1

20,0

Miles

 0

5,5

6,9

12,4

Elevation gain

 0

572

75

647

Elevation loss

 0

218

537

755

Track

 

Follow for 5 km a zebu cart track. Then 3,9km on dirt tracks that will level you up

1,3km on dirt tracks. Then

9,4km zebu cart track, cross the road and the camp is 400m after.

 

Time Limits

 

3h00

3h00

6h00

 

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS


A foretaste of the stage...