02 May 2020
Patrouille des Glaciers
International ski mountaineering race from Zermatt to Verbier for teams
The world’s toughest team competition
The Patrouille des Glaciers (PDG) is an international ski mountaineering race organised by the Swiss Armed Forces in which military and civilian teams compete. The race leads from Zermatt to Verbier or from Arolla to Verbier.The very long race distance, the extreme route profile, the high altitude and the difficult alpine terrain with glaciers and couloir climbs are the main features of this unique competition.