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7holes 2019 – From July 01 to September 15, 2019

Per person : € 7 860 EUR / week

The 7holes Ultra Caving Run is a hybrid mountain race, alternating surface and underground passages (see the "the run" tab, for data detailed). This race takes place in the French Alps, on the slopes and inside a mountain called the Dent de Crolles (Chartreuse mountain range). This race is a sporting challenge, intended for groups of 4 people working as a team. The estimated completion time to finish the race is 46 hours. During the race, the group is permanently supervised by 2 caving guides. The 7holes guides are all experienced professionals with state diplomas. Their experience and extensive skills enable them to guarantee the group the optimum level of security to meet the challenge. The race requires prior training in underground progression techniques. This training is provided by the the 7holes guides, during the first 2 days of the stay.
Monday - Day 1: 1st day of underground training.
Tuesday - Day 2: 2nd day of underground training.
Wednesday - Day 3: Logistical preparation of the race and briefing.
Thursday - Day 4: Start of the race.
Saturday - Day 6: End of the race and stay.
Total distance: 20kms
10kms underground - 10 kms above ground
Total estimated time: 46 hours

Details
From start -> Hole 1
Distance : 4 kms
D+ : 682 m
D- : -149 m
Estimated time : 2h00
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Hole 1 -> Hole 2
Distance : 2.4 kms
D+ : 24 m
D- : -617 m
Estimated time : 8h00

Cumulative from start
Distance : 6.4 kms
D+ : 706 m
D- : -766 m
Estimated time : 10h00
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Hole 2 -> Hole 3
Distance : 4.7 kms
D+ : 594 m
D- : -240 m
Estimated time : 17h00 (*)

Cumulative from start
Distance : 11.1 kms
D+ : 1300 m
D- : -1006 m
Estimated time : 27h00 (*)

(*) including 5 mandatory hours on bivouac 1
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Hole 3 -> Hole 4
Distance : 1.4 kms
D+ : 410 m
D- : -73 m
Estimated time : 1h00

Cumulative from start
Distance : 12.5 kms
D+ : 1710 m
D- : -1079 m
Estimated time : 28h00
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Hole 4 -> Hole 5
Distance : 1.9 kms
D+ : 135 m
D- : -487 m
Estimated time : 5h00

Cumulative from start
Distance : 14.4 kms
D+ : 1845 m
D- : -1567 m
Estimated time : 33h00
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Hole 5 -> Hole 6
Distance : 1.7 kms
D+ : 387 m
D- : -26 m
Estimated time : 7h00 (*)

Cumulative from start
Distance : 16.1 kms
D+ : 2232 m
D- : -1593 m
Estimated time : 40h00 (*)

(*) including 5 mandatory hours on bivouac 2
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Hole 6 -> Hole 7
Distance : 1.1 kms
D+ : 24 m
D- : -262 m
Estimated time : 5h00

Cumulative from start
Distance : 17.2 kms
D+ : 2256 m
D- : -1856 m
Estimated time : 45h00
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Hole 7 -> Finish
Distance : 1.9 kms
D+ : 93 m
D- : -298 m
Estimated time : 1h00

Cumulative from start
Distance : 19.3 kms
D+ : 2349 m
D- : -2254 m
Estimated time : 46h00
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+ 2 guides / 4 people
+ 2 logistics operators / 4 people, from day 3 until the end of the trip
+ Radio link during the race
+ Individual caving equipment
+ Collective caving equipment
+ Bivouac equipment
+ Supply and production of media elements for distribution on social networks and press
+ Transport to and from Grenoble (station or airport) -> accommodation
+ Transportation to and from accommodation -> caves
+ Travels to and from Grenoble
+ Accommodation and meals during the week (see the "Accommodation" tab)
+ Visas for entry into French territory
+ Supplements during the week
+ Clothing and personal effects
+ Tips for guides and staff
+ Personal insurance (see "Personal insurance tab")
+ Medical evacuation insurance
All payments should be made by bank transfer.
All bank transfer charges are for the remitter's account.
We can also accept your deposit and balance payments by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Amex) plus a 3% credit card fee.
Deposit
A non-refundable deposit of 1 860€ is payable to secure a place on the 7holes Ultra Caving Run.
Balance
If the participant's registration is prior to March 31, 2019
The balance of 6 000€ is payable in two instalments of 3 000€ :
* The first, 30 days after registration
* The second, 45 days after registration
If the participant's registration is after March 31, 2019
The balance of 6 000€ is payable in one go, before May 15, 2019.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
A participant may cancel his/her participation on the following basis :
A =>> prior to 31 March 2019, then on the basis of a 50% refund of the March 31 balance payment.
B =>> after 31 March 2019, then on the basis of no refund of any monies paid.
Cancellation Insurance
Participants can take out private insurance if they wish to be covered against cancellation due to medical or personal reasons.
During his stay, the participant will be accommodated in a mountain lodge, carefully chosen by the organization for its location and the quality of its services.
A preferential rate will be applied for any participant of 7holes.
The participant must however make his own reservation and pay directly to the establishment of his accommodation.
In the event of an accident, evacuation to the mountains can be costly and you must be personally insured accordingly, in addition to being covered for repatriation and travel medical expenses.
Read the fine print on your insurance policy to make sure it covers you for mountain activities and helicopter evacuation.