Ultra Trail World Tour 2019 Episode 5, Transvulcania, Travel Dudes hiking the Path of Gods near Bologna and Brazilian Line on HorizonSports this week
UTWT 2019 Episode 5
Fifth Episode of our series following the 2019 Edition of the Ultra Trail World Tour. This episode is dedicated to two exceptional races on two different continents : the Ultra Trail Australia which takes place in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney and the Mozart 100 in Austria.
Transvulcania Ultra Marathon 2019
La Palma in the Canaries is the venue for this 74km ultra marathon run, with over 1000 international runners taking on a total of 4,350 metres of ascent on the island’s spectacular volcanic landscape. Part of the Skyrunner World Series, the event attracts the world’s very best trail and ultra runners.
Travel Dudes – Hiking The Path of Gods
Did you know there are 130km of ancient pathways that connect the city of Bologna with Florence, Italy? The path takes 5-8 days to complete from start to finish, taking you from the Italian region of Emilia Romagna to Tuscany. This hiking route is called the ‘Via Degli Dei’, which translates as the Path of Gods Italy. Based on our amazing adventure along this route, Travel Dudes take you along the path every step of the way in this helpful and informative video. You will also find plenty of different outdoor activities.
A maverick bunch of Brits go big wall hunting in Brazil. Lead by pioneering legend Mike ‘Twid’ Turner accompanied by Steve Long who invite some youth on the trip in the form of the super strong James Taylor and Angus Kille (just climbed Indian Face!). The team head for the giant monolith of Pedra Baiana dreaming of a new line on perfect rock. From the outset the plan begins to unravel with fuel blockages, wasp attacks, a shortage of equipment and time all pinning back progress in this spectacular, insightful and charming film.
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