The 4’261 steps of the route follow cable car rails and water pipelines leading to a hydroelectric power station. The average slope is 71%, with a maximum slope of 89%!
Funicolare Ritom of Quinto, Ticino (Italy)
Stairways to Heaven Vertical Altimetry
Descent to departure area is done individually by marked paths or cable car free run when the race is finished.
7:00 - 9:00 Bibs distribution
Bibs are distributed only in the race village on the day of the race. Bibs will not be sent in advance by post.
10:00 Race begins
First runner starts, followed by the next in 30 second intervals
14:00 End of race
Last runner reaches the finish
0:26:07,34 by FRIEDRICH DÄHLER in 2017; 0:32:51,88 by KATIE SCHIDE in 2017
official website: stairways.ch