On Sunday 28 February 2016 the 7th biennial ski mountaineering competition Tris Rotondo took place in Switzerland’s Canton Ticino, Switzerland. The men’s Super Tris competition was won by Filippo Barazzuol & Maguet Nadir while Jennifer Fiechter & Lorna Bonnel won the women's event.
On Sunday 28 February 2016 the Tris Rotondo will take place in Canton Ticino, Switzerland. This top ski mountaineering competition is one of the most prestigious events in the ski touring circuit. The organizers have worked hard to ensure three different race courses and introduce some important novelties, such as showing its support for the Kam for Sud association for Nepal.
On Saturday 4 May the XIX Mezzalama Trophy was won by the Italians Manfred Reichegger, Damiano Lenzi and Matteo Eydallin. The women's competition was won by the Italians Laura Besseghini, Raffaella Rossi and Elena Nicolini. Lorenzo Scandroglio provides the report, Marco Spataro the splendid photos.
Lorenzo Scandroglio recounts the 2012 edition of Patrouille des Glaciers, the legendary ski mountaineering competition from Zermatt to Verbier which due to dangerous conditions was stopped short at Arolla.
On 1 May 2011 the XVIII Mezzalama Trophy was won by the international team comprised of Spaniard Jornet Burgada and the Frenchmen Bon Mardion and Blanc. The women's event was won by Pellissier, Pedranzini, Martinelli. The report and excitement of the great ski mountaineering marathon on Monte Rosa, by Lorenzo Scandroglio. Portfolio by Marco Spataro.
The start of the XVIII "Mezzalama" has been postponed to 05:30 on Sunday 1 May
The Grande Course has just begun, the first international ski mountaineering cup comparable to a tennis Grand Slam. Action kicked off on 17 March on the slopes of France's Arêches-Beaufort, which hosted the Grenoble winter Olympics, with the classic French ski mountaineering competition Pierra Menta which dates back to 1985.
On 18 February 2011 Alain Seletto and Tony Sbalbi, Roberta Pedranzini and Francesca Martinelli won the 16th Sellaronda Skimarathon, the great ski mountaineering competition in the Dolomites. An analysis of the magical tour which crosses the passes Gardena, Campolongo, Pordoi and Sella by Lorenzo Scandroglio.
The four day ski mountaineering marathon in Arêches-Beaufort (France) was won by the Spanish-Swiss team comprised of Kilian Jornet Burgada and Florent Troillet. The women's event was won by the Italians Francesca Martinelli and Roberta Pedranzini.
On 05/03/2010 the 15th Sellaronda Skimarathon, the historic ski mountaineering race in the Dolomites, was won by Guido Giacomelli and Hansjoerg Lunger ahead of Thomas Martini and Matteo Pedergnana, followed by Ivan Antiga and Trettel Thomas. The womens' event was won by the Weger and Gross. The extenuating and freezing cold race, as recounted in first person by Lorenzo Scandroglio, provided excitement even beyond the race course.
On 25/08 Marco Olmo from Italy won the 5th edition of the Ultra Trail Tour du Mont Blanc, from Chamonix back to Chamonix via Courmayeur, beating Jens Lukas from Germany and Nicolas Mermoud from France. The women's event was won by Nikki Kimball from the USA.
The 12th international Tour du Rutor took place at Arvier in Valle d'Aosta last weekend and was won by the Italian team Dennis Brunod and Manfred Reichegger. The women's event was won the Italian/Swiss team comprise of Gloriana Pellissier and Gabrielle Magnenat.
The 21st Pierramenta, the great 4 stage ski mountaineering competition around the French Beaufortin massif, was won by the French duo Stephane Brosse and Patrick Blanc and Francesca Martinelli and Roberta Pedranzini
the Catalan expedition and the first repeat of the magic line on K2, Himalaya.