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October 15

VAL D’ANNIVIERS: SWISS MOUNTAIN ALL YEAR ROUND. FROM SIERRE-ZINAL TO ALPINE SKI.

VAL D’ANNIVIERS: SWISS MOUNTAIN ALL YEAR ROUND. FROM SIERRE-ZINAL TO ALPINE SKI. Our ALPS section presents a destination of special interest. This area has been hosting mountaineers and hikers from all over the world for 150 years. And as you all know, this summer it celebrated the 48th edition of the Sierre Zinal mountain race. […]

July 21

SKI MOUNTAINEERING WILL BE OLYMPIC AT MILANO-CORTINA 2026 OLYMPIC GAMES

SKI MOUNTAINEERING OLYMPIC AT MILANO-CORTINA 2026 OLYMPIC GAMES. Our SKIMO section celebrates the official news that we already advanced here a month ago: ski mountaineering will be at the Winter Olympic Games 2026. It was then that the IOC Executive Committee confirmed that the decision to include mountain skiing in the Milano Cortina 2026 Winter […]

March 29

ISMF WORLD CUP LAST INDIVIDUAL RACE: VICTORY FOR AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) & MATTEO EYDALLIN (ITA)

ISMF WORLD CUP LAST INDIVIDUAL RACE: VICTORY FOR AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) & MATTEO EYDALLIN (ITA). The French Axelle Gachet-Mollaret and the Italian Robert Antonioli conquer the Overall World Cup. The satisfaction for Robert Antonioli (ITA) yesterday has been double, because it has come to the very last breath. The Italian athlete has crossed the finish line only […]

March 14

PIERRA MENTA 2021-ISMF LONG DISTANCE WORLD CHAMPIONS: ITALY WINS BOTH FEMALE AND MALE CATEGORY.

The athletes of the Italian national team have won the last world title of the 2020/21 ISMF competitive season on the transalpine snows of Arêches-Beaufort, France. It has been a test bench of these new World Championships, as a result of the rediscovered collaboration between the ISMF and La Grande Course, and has represented a real marathon with 3400 metres of positive height […]

March 10

LA GRANDE COURSE: “READY FOR A WORLD PIERRA MENTA”

Arêches-Beaufort, the home of the celebrated Pierra Menta, is ready to host a “world” edition of this spectacular race. The scheduled date is next friday even though starting from today many teams are already in the area in order to inspect the course. As announced by the local organizing committee this year edition will take […]

March 07

ISMF SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS INDIVIDUAL RACE : MATTEO EYDALLIN (ITA) AND AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) WIN GOLD.

Yesterday, the Italian athlete Matteo Eydallin and the very strong French competitor Axelle Gachet-Mollaret have won the most beautiful and prestigious medal: the got the gold one in the Individual race. On the final day of the 2021 ISMF World Championships, on the Andorran snows of Arinsal in the natural park of Comapedrosa, the Italians Giulia Murada and Sebastien Guichardaz have been victorious as well, […]

March 05

ISMF SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS VERTICAL RACE LA MASSANA: RÉMI BONNET (SUI) AND AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) WIN GOLD.

ISMF SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS VERTICAL RACE LA MASSANA: RÉMI BONNET (SUI) AND AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) WIN GOLD. On the third day of competition at the 2021 ISMF World Championships in Andorra and precisely on the snows of Arinsal – Vallnord the world medals for the Vertical race have been awarded. The international ski mountaineering athletes, coordinated by the ISMF, have […]

March 03

ISMF SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ANDORRA: IWAN ARNOLD AND MARIANNE FATTON ARE THE NEW WORLD CHAMPIONS OF THE SPRINT RACE.

After the official opening ceremony of two days ago, held in full compliance with the anti-Covid protocols, yesterday (Tuesday 2 March 2021) the ISMF World Championships’ week in Andorra has begun with the fastest and therefore more intense competition: the Sprint race. The track has been the classic one with the traditional first phase, followed by the diamonds section, a part […]

February 11

LA GRANDE COURSE: “THE SKI ALP TOUR HAS BEEN POSTPONED, BUT LGC CARD REMAINS OPERATIVE”

Safety comes first. How many times did we hear about this? Never as in this case the definition fits perfectly! Stopping while desiring a great restart is not so easy, but sometimes it is unavoidable. Considering the cancellation of Mezzalama Trophy and the fact that Pierra Menta is reserved only to the national athletes in […]

February 07

ISMF SKIMO FLAINE, ARÂCHES-LA-FRASSE SPRINT RACE: ORIOL CARDONA COLL (ESP) AND MARIANNE FATTON (SUI) ARE THE WINNERS.

Great show and uncertain results until the end: the right way to summarise the Sprint race held today in Flaine, Arâches-la-Frasse, France. In the qualification rounds all the strongest athletes did not want to run risks; today’s race in Flaine has assigned precious, very precious points for the purposes of the Overall World Cup ranking. […]

February 04

FLAINE, ARÂCHES-LA-FRASSE, FRANCE: 3rd STAGE OF THE ISMF-SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CUP.

FLAINE, ARÂCHES-LA-FRASSE, FRANCE: 3rd STAGE OF THE ISMF-SKI MOUNTAINEERING WORLD CUP. An Individual race and a Sprint race are scheduled in the next two days. After the ISMF World Cup legs in Pontedilegno-Tonale (ITA) and Verbier (SUI), the international skimo athletes will compete in France and precisely on the slopes of Flaine, Arâches-la-Frasse. Photo: ISMF The Individual race […]

January 31

ISMF SKIMO VERBIER 2021: INDIVIDUAL RACE, VICTORY FOR ALEX GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) & ROBERT ANTONIOLI (ITA)

Yesterday we told you about the ISMF Vertical Race in Verbier, with victroy for Rémi Bonet (SUI) and Alex Gachet-Mollaret (FRA). The second day of ski mountaineering competitions at the Verbier World Cup has arrived with a spectacular Individual race. Beautifull sunny day in Verbier. Photo: ISMF What a great competition! Suspense was in the air everywhere and […]

January 29

ISMF SKIMO VERBIER: RÉMI BONNET (SUI) AND AXELLE GACHET-MOLLARET (FRA) WIN THE VERTICAL RACE IN VERBIER.

 The difficult weather conditions in the Swiss mountains with pouring rain in the start area, in the heart of Verbier, forced the organising committee to postpone the starting time of the today’s Vertical race. The reason was to take at most advantage of the brief rest from the rain that gave the athletes the possibility to compete with a […]

December 05

LA SPORTIVA ANDORRA SKIMO 2021: THE 10 REFUGES TRAVERSE.

LA SPORTIVA ANDORRA SKIMO: The Crossing of the 10 Refuges, skimo in its purest form. Our SKI section brings us today the ANDORRA SKIMO 2021, which despite the Pandemic of Covid-19 and thanks to the organizers goes ahead with all the means available so that the competition can be repeated one more year. Last Tuesday, […]

December 02

LA GRANDE COURSE 2021 PIERRA MENTA, ADAMELLO SKI RAID & MEZZALAMA TROPHY. ALTITOY COMES BACK IN 2022.

After the cancellation of the 4th edition, the sport tour of the most prestigious Alpine and Pyrenean skimountaineering races is ready to restart with many interesting innovations. This season “La Grande Course” will be composed of Pierra Menta, Adamello Ski Raid and Mezzalama Trophy. The first great change concerns the executive board with the new […]

September 30

SKI MOUNTANEERING PREPARES FOR 2020-21 SEASON. ISMF Assembly highlights.

SKI MOUNTANEERING PREPARES FOR 2020-21 SEASON. ISMF Assembly highlights. Due to the international pandemic situation and for the first time in its history, the International Ski Mountaineering Association ISMF held its 2020 Plenary Assembly in digital form. 35 of the 37 member federations from three continents participated and approved all proposals by a large majority […]

April 14

SKY MOUNTAINEERING: ISMF AND LA GRANDE COURSE TO JOIN FORCES

  The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport. The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between […]

March 20

SKIMO WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Consequences of cancellations

  The ISMF informs of the consequences due to the cancellation of ISMF World Cup/European Championship competitions in China and Madonna di Campiglio, with changes in the both.   _____________________   SKIMO WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Consequences of cancellations   The ISMF European Championship planned to be held from 2nd to 5th April 2020 in Madonna di […]

January 08

CAMP SKI MOUNTAINEERING GEAR 2020: TOP3. Camp Nanotech crampons, Camp Ski Raptor backpack and Camp G Air Gloves

. Our SKI MOUNTANEERING section presetns today the new CAMP SKIMO GEAR 2020. Highlighted are the Camp Nanotech bindings, Camp Ski Raptor backpack and Camp G Air Gloves. The italian classic mountain brand strive to apply their “fast & loght” philosophy in all thir outdoor gear. In fact, the concept originated in their skimo and […]

April 29

Mezzalama Trophy: Kilian Jornet ,Armin Höfl and Jakob Herrmann podium

  In his first and only winter season competition, Kilian Jornet enjoyed being part of the team with the Austrians Armin Höfl and Jakob Herrmann and took a podium place in the legendary Mezzalama Trophy which, due to bad weather conditions, was run over a modified course. The trio of athletes crossed the line in […]

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