Land Rover Defender 110 Is The Support Vehicle At The 2021 Red Bull X-Alps Adventure Race

The Defender will be used to carry around vital supplies and equipment, and serve as a resting place for the athletes

Land Rover has deployed a fleet of Defender 110s at the Red Bulls X-Alps adventure race as support vehicles

The automaker is supporting seven athletes out of the 32 wherein the Defender 110 will be their mobile home

These Defenders will come equipped with Autohome roof tents wherein athletes can rest and recover

The Autohome roof tent was invented by the folks at Land Rover back in 1958. The hard shell roof tent can be opened and closed easily and even comes with a mattress

These Defenders will also be equipped with Land Rover’s Portable Rinse System, Exterior Side-Mounted Gear Carriers, and Integrated Air Compressors

For the uninitiated, the Red Bull X-Alps was founded in 2003 and is a race across the Alps by foot and paragliders. It involves speed hiking, ultra-running, mountaineering, and flying

The race takes place once every two years and is spread across 12 days, wherein athletes attempting to cross more than 600 miles of the alpine terrain

They hike over 30 miles that includes up to 5,000 meters of vertical ascent. Not to mention, they even paraglide in such treacherous conditions

This year, the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race is held from 20 June to 2 July

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