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Safety Breafing

The Ultra Sud Canigou Montagne is a difficult race combining endurance, altitude and wild mountain trails in semi-autonomy.
Be careful, do not stray from the markings, show solidarity!


In case of problem or doubt: call the security PC.
Bring the safety sheet (mandatory) in your backpack (provided when collecting the bibs in the road-book).

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COMPULSORY MATERIAL

> List of compulsory equipment for the race
Random bag control at the start and along the route. Immediate disqualification in case of non-compliance!

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EMERGENCY DEVICE

We have deployed a professional system for you:

  • 5 first aid crews, equipped with 4 * 4 & VSAV vehicles.

  • 1 doctor

  • 2 advanced medical posts (Prats de mollo and Batère)

  • 1 pc security (Arles sur Tech)

  • Contact with weather channels

But also a secondary device: 1 Walkie Talkie network, 5,000 beacon flags, 100 mountain flaggers, 200 road-books, 20 electronic control points.

Please respect the instructions provided by all volunteers and professionals.

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NOTIFY YOURSELF IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT

By day :
• By calling the security PC (please provide charged batteries and recharge your phone at the refueling stations) - State your identity and bib number + altimetric and kilometer position
• By joining a pair of signallers (equipped with Walkie-Talkie)
• Using your whistle!
By night :
• Using your whistle
• Using your frontal. Do not leave the marked path, wait for help !!!!

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REST ON THE COURSE

Day and night :
• Anticipate the phases of fatigue: possible rest at all refreshments
• If you use the shelters near the course: - Visibly signal your presence for the passage of the greenhouse file! - Call the security post to inform you of your break near the trail.
• In general, do not leave the trail except in cases of force majeure.

 

WITHDRAWALS / BIBS

Day and night :

• It is IMPOSSIBLE to give up outside of the refreshments provided for this purpose!
• Never give up WITHOUT returning your bib to a volunteer equipped with a Walkie Talkie.
• Call the Security PC in case of doubt to report your abandonment.
• It is very difficult to give up on the Refuge de Sant Guillem / between two Supply Stations

ATTENTION: Any abandonment without having returned his bib immediately will be penalized and may be the subject of prosecution. You will be billed for the research costs. Any registration for Ultra Sud Canigou Montagne will be impossible thereafter. Not returning his bib = Triggering the emergency device = Endangering runners and emergency personnel.

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RACE MANAGEMENT

Eat properly: 20 refreshments! Drink regularly: 20 refreshments + springs along the route (do not drink in rivers and torrents)! Rest: 20 refreshments offer you safety.

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INDIVIDUAL INSURANCE

You MUST present an individual insurance certificate for mountain rescue, search costs, death, permanent disability, and repatriation.
We invite you to take out insurance on: http://www.assurance-multi-sports.com/
You can, if you wish, subscribe directly on the registration form.

Please note: helicopter rescue is very expensive!

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SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

FOG:

  • Get together by 2 and more

  • If you have any doubts about the route, turn around

  • In case of very intense fog, the security PC will give the instruction to advance obligatorily in small groups

TEMPERATURE :

  • It is not uncommon to record temperatures of +30 to 5 ° C on the same day!

INTENSE RAIN and THUNDERSTORMS:

In the event of rain and / or intense thunderstorms, snow, fog with zero visibility, major river flooding, red weather alert, order from the prefecture, etc…. the race can be interrupted, stopped, canceled or diverted on a fallback route. No refund will be granted.

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