La montée du nid d'aigle 2023
©Justin Galant

Environmental Commitment

Strong ethical and environmental commitments

As the race evolves in the heart of a sensitive and fragile natural area, we strive, in collaboration with the Conservatoire des Espaces Naturels de Haute-Savoie, to adopt exemplary conduct in terms of environmental preservation!

Partners and organization

We are committed to collaborating with as many local players as possible:

  • Communication – Région AURA
  • Timekeeping – Haute-Savoie
  • Graphic artist – Haute-Savoie
  • Organization – LOCAL
  • Contractor – LOCAL
  • FRENCH partners
Collaboration with ASTERS Conservatoire D'Espaces Naturels De Haute-Savoie

Asters is a technical organization with over 35 years’ experience in natural environments. As the Conservatoire d’Espaces Naturels de Haute-Savoie, its mission is to preserve, share and enhance the natural heritage of Haute-Savoie for the benefit of future generations and the community.

Survey of sensitive flora and fauna habitats along the route
Implementation of actions to protect the site
Raising awareness of environmental issues

Logistics and mobility

  • Non-motorized race opening
  • Use of reusable markers
  • Use of the Tramway du Mont – Blanc to transport equipment instead of the helicopter.
  • Incite participants to use the SNCF train that serves Saint-Gervais.
  • Free, eco-friendly shuttles are available to provide transportation between the SNCF station and the village center.


  • Use of jerry cans for water at refreshment points
  • Request runners to take their water bottle in their runner bag, which will be taken to the finish.
  • No plastic cups or bottles will be made available. Biodegradable cups or/ each participant is free to bring their own or use a flask or other personal container.
  • Collaborate with local artisans for the post-race meal.
  • Organic and local and bulk refreshments.
  • Unconsumed food is donated to volunteers.
  • Non-vintage EcoCups are entrusted for the evening meal as well as for beer.
  • Meals served with reusable crockery.

Awareness-raising and compensation

  • Appointment of a Sustainable Development referent
  • Setting up a dedicated team during the event
  • Performing a post-event carbon footprint
  • Stand with our ASTERS to raise awareness among practitioners


  • 0 promotional flyers
  • 0 paper registrations
  • Billboard printed on recycled paper
  • Propose roadbook online only
  • Require participants to attach medical certificate online only

Local actions and goodies

The finisher and volunteer gift will be made by a local craftsman – two choices to avoid waste. In parallel, the record trophies will also be made by local craftsmen.