Båsenibba 9km is a fast race on «den trondhjemske postvei.» The race offers an exeptionell view into the world famours Geirangerfjord. The course is on trail the entire time, with the highlight being the part on the top of Båsenibba and the descent down to the finish line on Ljøen.
The race starts by the parking lot in Herdalen, where «den trondhjemske postvei» over Ljøbrekka to Ljøen starts. The first part of the course is on a gravel/tractor road for that climbs 155vertical meters up to Herdalsvatnet/Brekkevatnet.
After you have passed the Herdalsvatnet/Brekkevatnet the course goes onto a trail that climbs almost 200vertical up to Ljøbrekka.
From Ljøbrekka the course climbs another 130vertical meters up to Båsenibba spread out over There´s a few spots here where you have to use your hands on the way up.
On top of Båsenibba the course follows the trail out the fjord with a majestic view straight down to the Sunnylvsfjord and across the the entrance of the Geirangerfjord, before the course descends and turns back towards Ljøbrekka again.
When you get back to Ljøbrekka the course follows «den Trondhjemske postvei» trail past Nykkjevatnet and Ljøsetra. From Ljøsetra the course starts descending on switchbacks all the way down to the finish line at Ljøen.
Course on trail: 9km
Ascending: 445vertical meters.
Descending: 600vertical meters.
Registration opens 29th th of September 2017 10.00
Registration for Båsenibba 9K 2018 costs 550,- until 15.06.2018
Registration forBåsenibba 9K 2018 from 16.06.2018 costs 650,-.
The registration closes on 12.08.2018.
There´s no refunds on registrations and it´s not possible to sell starting positions. When the race is full we will consider buying back starting positions.
What´s included in the starting fee?
- A race organization with staff & medics on strategic points along the trail
- Time keeping
- SFTR – Fold a cup
- Shuttle bus from finish to start after the race