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Ushuaia Loppet

Ushuaia Loppet 
Address: Juana Fadul 50 – Ushuaia. Tierra del Fuego. Argentina.
Tel: +54 2901 422335
Fax: +54 2901 422335

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HISTORY

First race: 1986

Highest number of participants: 95 finishers in Ushuaialoppet 42km (2015); 780 entries to Marchablanca 21 km (2011)

Worldloppet membership: since 2014

“Ushuaia Loppet” has a distance of 42 kilometers and was created by the Club Andino Ushuaia (CAU). It was intended as a complement to the Marchablanca, a sister race, the most important of its kind in South America since 1986 and organized, the race has two distances: 21kms (elite) and 7.5 kms (promo).

COURSE

We have 42.4 Km of total distance of the circuit and the center of the race is only 25 minutes away from the city center and the main hotels. It’s surrounded by the most pristine patagonic nature and captivate tourist for all over the world. Our maximum gradient in PiPEF: 102.5 meters and the maximum rise in PiPEF: 62.3 meters.  Another interesting facts are: Our maximum slope in this track: 12.4 %; average slope: 5.4 % , total increases in PiPEF: 356.3 meters for each lap. Total elevation gain in the two laps: 712.6 meters. The maximum slope uphill PiPEF in short sections: 13.0 % and the maximum slope of decline in PiPEF in short sections: -13.3%.

HOW TO GET TO THE USHUAIALOPPET

By plane:

Buenos Aires airport – 3050km (3h20min flight)
Ushuaia airport – 6km
Everybody can take a bus, a taxi or rent a car.

Distances:

Buenos Aires: 3050km

WHERE TO SLEEP

INTERESTING FACTS

The most southern city of the World, is the capital city of Tierra del Fuego, Antartica and the Islands of the South Atlantic, is located in the shores of the Beagle Channel surrounded by a mountain chain called Martial, in the Ushuaia Bay. It´s also a touristic center, industrial nouth and portuary point. It is the only Argentine city that lies on the other side of the Andes.

  • Ushuaia is a city with 35th years of experience accustomed to receive European tourism
  • Great variety of gastronomic services
  • With a population of approximately 70,000 inhabitants
  • An international class airport with excellent air connectivity
  • 93% of all tourists that visit the city and check out the Antartic, depart from the port of Ushuaia

Tips for travelling » (if you don’t want to travel alone… have look at the IAWLS page)