The SIMM (Swiss International Mountain Marathon) is THE unique outdoor event for orienteers, mountain, running, endurance and adventure athletes, trail runners, walkers and hikers, in a team of two, as a couple or with the family, in short: For sports fans with brains!
The way of the prescribed control points is freely selectable and only with the help of map and compass as well as the own food and safety equipment to cope. A minimum of material for the overnight stay at the finish of the first stage in the area, for food and first aid is required and must be carried in the backpack over the entire distance.
There are 3 courses of different lengths for experts in using the map:
1 Strong Orienteering Marathon
3 Orienteering Marathon Light
5 Score Marathon
The two courses
7 Trail-Marathon Strong and
9 Trail-Marathon Light
Most of them lead along the hiking trails. Basic knowledge of map reading is sufficient.