Sign up to be part of the team to make this event even greater and help participants make an incredible journey. You’ll have a unique behind-the-scene experience and you’ll be able to enjoy the views without having to run an ultra trail.
Scroll down to see what you get and what you do.
What you get
The quality of an event depends on you, volunteers. Participants have always been very grateful about our good volunteers. When you're part of the Ortler Sky Trails crew, we take care of you, so you have an unforgettable experience to look back to when going home.
At Ortler Sky Trails you can meet (and smell) our one and only Canitrail Director Max the Mountain Dog! During the year he lives in Switzerland and he's probably climbed a lot more mountains than you. Paw signatures can be negotiated for cookies.
Friends for Life
This is a fantastic chance to meet like-minded people from around the world and build lasting friendships in the trail running community.
Grab a unique opportunity to support your family and friends in overcoming their challenge! They'll be happy to see your face at a refreshment post.
Spend your time in one of the most beautiful landscapes at the foot of Mount Ortler! Stelvio National Park has an abundance of enchanting flora and fauna.
Stay at the heart of the action! We can provide basic accommodation close to the spot so you don't have to worry. For some tasks you'll be staying in a mountain hut or a tent for a night.
Food & Drinks
No counting calories! We make sure there's plenty of healthy food and drinks so you get the energy you need to survive your stay in the mountains.
Being part of the crew means wearing our awesome “Ortler Sky Trails” crew T-Shirt with pride! If you want to make sure to get the right size, register early!
What you do
Give back to the trail running community and make people aware of the importance of preserving our natural abundance by volunteering at our events! Use your skills in your team of choice to make this event more awesome! Organizing a multi-day multi-location event is not a simple small feat, but lots of fun and an unforgettable experience!
Put up signage and banners before the event during awesome hikes in the enchanting Stelvio National Park and collect them afterwards.
Are you fluent in English, Italian or German? Be a beacon to participants, inform them and answer their questions at key locations during the event!
Are you a healthcare professional? Doctors, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, this is your team! You will work in cooperation with the Mountain Rescue and White Cross to make sure our participants are safe and healthy.
Refreshment Post Team
Raise the banners, fill up the water tanks, cut fruit, encourage participants and help them refuel and clean up after closing time!
Imagine running a marathon. You'd be hungry. Imagine running a double marathon over mountains. You'd be **very** hungry. Participants will be begging you for food and you will be their saviour.
Start / Finish Team
The Tennis Hall will be our homebase during the event. Put up tents, banners, get the tables, benches and chairs, collect participant bags and clean up after the event!
Race Desk Team
Are you fluent in English, Italian or German and good at communication? Man the emergency telephone and keep an eye on the participant live tracking system!
Take our equipment to and from the refreshment posts, bring our volunteers to their destinations, or bring participants who had a bad day back to base.
Do you have a passion for photography? Show the world how simple and magnificent trail running can be! Make pictures of the event and participants in the most beautiful locations!
|20:00||event briefing||Tennis Center|
|08:00||event preparation||Tennis Center|
|08:00||refreshment post setup||Refreshment posts|
|13:00||Ortler Vertical Start||Langenstein Sulden|
|03:00||racedesk open||Tennis Center|
|03:30||Stelvio Ultra Trail Start||Tennis Center|
|07:00||Ortler Sky Marathon Start||Tennis Center|
|10:00||Ortler Glacier Trail Start||Tennis Center|
|10:30||Ortler Ronda Classic Start||Tennis Center|
|16:30||Ortler Ronda Classic Last Finishers||Tennis Center|
|17:00||Award Ceremony||Tennis Center|
|20:00||Ortler Glacier Trail Last Finishers||Tennis Center|
|21:00||Ortler Sky Marathon Last Finishers||Tennis Center|
|03:30||Stelvio Ultra Trail Last Finishers||Tennis Center|
|08:00||event loadout||Tennis Center|