Whaler’s Great Route Ultra-Trail®
Faial Island, Azores
The Whalers’ Great Route Ultra-Trail® is an amazing course situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, in the Azores (Portugal), on the island of Faial. With 118K and 5000m elevation gain, this challenging ultra-race captures nature at its best! The incredible views of the ocean, the majestic volcanic craters that formed this island and the historical passages of the ancient whalers tell the story of this land and its people.
The natural blue of the ocean, the vivid green of its forests and fields, the black sands of the last volcanic eruption that created the island, the variety of colors of the houses: these are just some of the wonders you will experience on this journey. You will be left with a feeling of having travelled from the earth to the moon and back. You will be mentally stimulated, physically exhausted and personally rewarded only yearning to repeat the amazing course of the Whalers’ Great Route Ultra-Trail®