ABOUT THE RACE 170k Ultra Tour Monte Rosa is a 170 km ultra trail race along a classic European long distance footpath, the Tour de Monte Rosa. In 2021 special edition with 152 km. The race route leads anticlockwise around the Monte Rosa massif, making a compete circuit of the Mischabel Peaks and the 4000m summits of the Nadelgrat ridge. At 4634m Monte Rosa is the second highest mountain in the Alps and western Europe. On its eastern side the mountain falls away in an almost vertical 2,400m wall of granite and ice, the biggest in Europe. The route encircles a total of 29 of the 4000m summits, and is surrounded by many more, a magnificent landscape!