Courchevel’s Frappadingue Alp X’Trem: An Unusual Obstacle Race

8th August 2016

Frappadingue Courchevel 2016

There are many obstacle races around the world, but few match Courchevel’s Frappadingue Alp X-Trem for pure intensity and unpredictability. Regarded as one of the most special events of Courchevel’s summer calendar, this course is known to bring competitors to their knees as they struggle through the many different challenges along the 12km distance. Newcomers to Frappadingue Courchevel 2016 simply have no idea what to expect, but signing up is encouraged and finishing the race is not an achievement to be taken lightly.

Around 3500 competitors are expected to take on the challenge this year, and the obstacles are as varied as they are fun. An array of tests includes climbing rope ladders, crossing unstable bridges and crawling through tunnels as you battle to make your way to the finish line in a respectable time. Getting muddy is a certainty, completing the race is not! With the stunning setting of the Alps in the background, Frappadingue Courchevel 2016 has the potential to be a firm favourite among locals and tourists for many years to come.

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The Three Valleys may be known for its fantastic ski areas but if you are visiting Courchevel during the summer then this is definitely an occasion not to be missed. Many competitors also bring a sense of fun to the occasion by taking on the race in fancy dress, sometimes with hilarious consequences! If you’ve been looking for a challenge to set yourself then take the plunge and get in on the action. Even if you can’t finish you’ll still come away with the t-shirt!

The Frappadingue Alp X’Trem looks like it’s going to become a big part of Courchevel’s calendar, and if you’re competing then it’s important that you have the right accommodation to rest and rejuvenate after such a physical day. Rest assured, our luxury catered chalets in Courchevel and Meribel have just what you need to get yourself back to full strength. Take a look at the availability of our chalets and make your booking with Alpine Infusion today.

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