Skyrhune 2021, by Jordi Saragossa - GTWS
Skyrhune 2021, by Jordi Saragossa - GTWS
Skyrhune 2021, by Jordi Saragossa - GTWS
World Mountain Running Championships 2017 in Premana, Italy. by Matteo Bonacina
Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt, by Alain Rumpf
Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt, by Alain Rumpf
Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt, by Alain Rumpf
Mt Awa VK, Japan, by Seana Forbes
Mt Awa VK, Japan, by Seana Forbes
Mt Awa VK, Japan, by Seana Forbes
Aconcagua summit (6961 m)
Aconcagua summit (6961 m)
Aconcagua summit (6961 m)
Golden Trail Championships, Azores, 2020
Golden Trail Championships, Azores, 2020
Golden Trail Championships, Azores, 2020
by Philipp Reiter
The Rut Skyrace 2017, Montana, USA. by Ian Corless
Ring of Steall Skyrace 2017, Scotland. by Ian Corless
Skimountaineering. by Michael Müller / Dynafit

Pascal Egli


is a swiss mountain runner and ski mountaineer who likes steep and technical races. He has won a number of skyraces in Europe, the US and South America. Pascal loves to discover new mountain ranges, countries and cultures.


Pascal is a PhD candidate at Lausanne University.


Personal facts


Born: in 1988 in Switzerland

From: St.Gallen/SG, living in Leysin/VD

Height: 170 CM

Weight: 59 KG

ITRA-points (general):  889



Personal best :

Vertical KM (1000 m d+): 32:21 min (2018)

Skyrunner World Series Champion 2018 (Sky Classic Series)


Languages:

English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Norwegian


Education:

Environmental Engineer of ETH Zurich & EPFL Lausanne

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April

  • tbd

May

  • tbd

June

  • Zegama-Aizkorri
  • Monte Rosa Skymarathon


July

  • a special trip

August

  • Stranda Fjord Trail Race
  • OCC


September

  • Skyrunning World Championships
  • Pikes Peak Ascent

October

  • The Madeira Ocean Trails

November

  • World Trail- and Mountainrunning Championships

December

    • Cotopaxi Skyrace (5890 m)




Race schedule 2022

My values

"I stand up for a clean sport. Competition only makes sense if we use our pure body power without any artificial influence on our performance. We have to keep our sports mountain running and skimountaineering clean. I have been in the control pool of Antidoping Switzerland, where I had to indicate my whereabouts for each day and I could get tested anywhere and anytime. When racing in the GTWS I am also subject to the QUARTZ programme by ITRA, where I have to deliver blood samples at regular intervals before races. The testing results are publicly available on my ITRA profile.


Ethics are not only important in sports, but in all areas of life. To me it is important that we protect the natural environment in which we perform our sport and which supports our lives. It is also essential that the products we consume are produced under fair working conditions for the humans and that the production is as sustainable as possible for the planet. Finally, we should try to consume only what we really need.


It is precious for us mountain people to pass on our knowledge about running, skiing, climbing and nature to the next generation. That’s why I was the president of the Youth Department of my local section of the Swiss Alpine Club for 4 years. I am still guiding and teaching young alpinists several times a year as a mountaineering instructor.


Recently I have joined education efforts by Protect Our Winters Switzerland and by the Kilian Jornet Foundation. We educate athletes, snow lovers, kids and students about climate change and the impact on the mountains.


When I go to the mountains, I try to cause the least impact possible on the environment; I often travel there by train or even by bike and I respect wildlife and don’t leave anything behind."



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