KEY INFO – Stage 6: Bonneval-sur-Arc presented by ZOLUX and Aussois Challenge

On Friday January 13, 2023 will take place the departure of the 6th stage “Bonneval-sur-Arc” of La Grande Odyssée VVF 2023 presented by ZOLUX, as well as the challenge of Aussois which counts for the first stage of the Royal Canin Trophy.

Informations pratiques :

  • Departure : 9.30 am – 10.15 am
  • Starting point : Bonneval sur Arc, near the oratory
  • Distance : 23 km
  • Difference in altitude : 400m D+.
  • Arrival : 10.40 am – 11.45 am
  • Finish : Bonneval sur Arc, near the oratory

The Aussois challenge presented by Zolux:

  • Departure : 7pm
  • Starting point : Aussois, Front de Neige
  • Distance : 5 km
  • Difference in altitude : 280m D+.
  • Arrival : 20h30
  • Arrival point : Aussois, Front de Neige

11am – 8.30pm Entertainment in the VVF Grande Odyssée village:

🧣 Leave with beautiful souvenirs thanks to the official shop of La Grande Odyssée VVF, scarf, hat, plush, magnet… and many other goodies will be on sale throughout the race.

❓ Want to know more about the 19th edition? Discover the MAG’ of La Grande Odyssée VVF distributed at the information tent. For the most curious, it will be the opportunity to discover more about this event (new ITV, mountain hospital, quizz, games, official programme…)

📖 For the little ones, the YOUPI magazine with 6 pages dedicated to La Grande Odyssée VVF is also available at the information tent.

🐶 The Great North Animation will allow you to dive into this universe, two trappers and 6 beautiful dogs to pet will be present in the heart of La Grande Odyssée VVF village.

👀 Other stands run by our VVF partners will be set up, such as an introduction to biathlon and snowshoeing, a demonstration of board games and games of skill, the discovery of virtual reality with an immersive headset, awareness of soft mobility, an XXL deckchair and a competition to try and win a VVF holiday.

🧡 Try to win the ‘Super Fan’ chasuble of La Grande Odyssée VVF, by playing the competition in the information tent. Draw 30 minutes before departure.

Find out more about the Aussois resort:

Aussois is the ideal destination for a family winter holiday. Everything here is designed for the well-being of children and their parents on the resort’s downhill and cross-country ski areas. Authentic and traditional, this village of true relationships allows you to recharge your batteries, enjoy a generous and sunny nature and practice a multitude of activities, including that of happiness in family! To find out more about the resort, click here.


How can I follow the race from home?

📲 Follow the start live on our social networks (Facebook, Instagram) @GrandeOdyssee

📍 Follow your favourite mushers with GPS tracking :

💻 Tomorrow, follow La Grande Odyssée VVF 2023 on your screens. Many media are broadcasting this great adventure, find the broadcasting programme here.