The Mandatory equipment is not useless and is not a whim of the organizers. It is used to guarantee your safety on the route. Even if it is relatively hot, having a change or clothing to cover is vitally important in the event of an accident, where the body temperature drops abruptly.
On the way there are almost 300 volunteers and we have 4 ambulances, rescue boats and Italian and Slovenian Alpine Rescue to watch over the competitors. In the middle of winter, it takes only a few minutes to go to hypothermia, less time than the most careful and efficient rescue takes. Attention therefore to have enough to maintain the body temperature to acceptable levels even in case of stop.
We are doing all our best to guarantee your safety, but also you have to do your part:
stay always on the marked route and take the mandatory equipment with you!
S1 Trail is a race in an environment that can be hostile with challenging and exposed stretches. The winter period and the geographical area make the meteorological conditions extremely variable and unpredictable, offering participants conditions that can vary from almost spring sunshine and dry soil, to gusty winds of 150 km / h, sub-zero temperatures and ice.
There is the possibility of finding icy sections on all the race routes. The organization reserves the right to make the following items COMPULSORY to participate in the competition: