The highest point (maximum altitude): 4000M ASL ;
Average altitude: 2800M ASL;
Start: August 24 (Saturday) 6:00AM;
The control time for the whole distance is 18 hours (until 00:00 hours on August 25).
Food stations: 3 points (bananas, chocolate, nuts, water, coca-cola): at 7K (before Tourist Pass uphill); at 20K «Krasnaya Polyana»; at 38K Butakovsky Pass.
The race is certified by the International Trail Running Association (ITRA)
(for more information, please visit https://itra.run/race/2019/5113-irbis-race/7903-irbis-race)
The race has the status of the qualifying race from the International Skyrunning Federation – ‘ISF Qualified Course’
(For more information, https://www.skyrunning.com/isf-qualified-races/)
Points ITRA / UTMB 3 points;
Mountain coefficient 8;
Finisher index 170.
The terrain is mountainous, stiff (rough ground). The route passes in remote area, no cellular coverage.
The race track runs along dirt roads and paths, in some places there are stone debris. On the pass of the Tourists the trail goes through the snow or along the firn. Crampons and other special equipment are not required (for Mandatory equipment see section 7).