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Skimountaineering: La Sportiva presents you Epic Ski Tour 2017 4ALL


Four days of ski mountaineering in Trentino, Val di Fiemme and Val di Fassa, with three races from 13th - 15th January 2017

Ski touring is developing more and more in recent seasons, with prominent, extremely technical events, simple excursions and crowded “nocturnal skiing” on the slopes.
But starting next season, ski mountaineering changes pace as it is time to welcome La Sportiva EPIC Ski Tour 4All.

A three-day event on the slopes of Trentino, in Val di Fiemme and Val di Fassa, that introduces a totally “new way” of appreciating and approaching modern ski mountaineering.
The project is simple: to create a sports event for all ski mountaineering enthusiasts, dedicated both to world champions and amateurs alike, with a 46.000 euro jackpot, for the winner.

On Friday night there will be a nocturnal race in the Cermis, with half of the race on the slopes and half off-piste, on Saturday 14th January, participants get ready for an uphill climb in Passo San Pellegrino and on Sunday 15th January the last day of the event will be spent in Passo Pordoi.

La Sportiva EPIC Ski Tour is not only a sports competition, more a “happening”. The event will take place during the weekend following the Tour de Ski, with base in Palafiemme di Cavalese where there will be race desks, the “village” and all related events.

Registration for the 2017 edition opened April 1st but it is also possible to register online at www.epicskitour.com. To take part in the event participants need to present a medical sport certificate and pay the enrolment fee of 160 euro for the 3 races which also includes a special Combo helmet which has a retail price of 139 euro certified to both EN 12492 and EN 1007 class B, and that must be worn during the “la Sportiva Epic Ski Tour” competitions.

The www.epicskitour.com site is already packed with information and details about the event and will be uploaded daily. If the 2016 ski mountaineering season is drawing to a close then the 2017 edition starts with an unbeatable proposal.






La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour 2017 programme.

Thursday, 12th January
19.00: Welcome Party
20.00: EPIC Ski Tour Talk

Friday, 13th January
17.30: Stage 1 - La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour – Alpe Cermis
ore 18.30: Arrival of the first participants
ore 18.45: Flower Ceremony
ore 19.00 – ore 21.30: Pasta Party (at VILLAGE)
ore 20.00: EPIC Ski Tour Talk
ore 20.30: Awards

Saturday 14th January

11.00: Stage 2 - La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour – San Pellegrino
12.30: Arrival of the first participants
12.45: Flower Ceremony
14.00: Side Event
17.30 – 20.00: Pasta Party (at VILLAGE)
20.00: EPIC Ski Tour Talk
20.30: Awards

Sunday 15th January

11.00: Stage 3 La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour – Passo Pordoi
12.30: Arrival of the first participants
13.15: EPIC Ski Tour forever awards

15.00: Happy Hour
16.00 EPIC Ski Tour Talk & Awards
17.00: Meet your EPIC Friends & Goodbye

ur EPIC Friends & Arrivederci