GET FREE SHIPPING
CLIMBING PRO COLLECTION
WHO WE ARE
Jacopo Larcher - Strange Heroes
Yesterday the last stage of the three-days of skimountaineering “4All” on Passo Pordoi. In the heart of the Dolomites, the “Epic” winners are the Italian Damiano Lenzi and Margit Zulian. On the male podium, Matteo Eydallin headed Martin Stofner, and fot the female competition Elena Nicolin grabs the second stage headed Karmen Klancnik
Three exciting races, beautiful alpine settings and almost 200 athletes from over ten different countries on the starting line: these are the numbers that marked the first edition of “La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour”, the new ski mountaineering competition that, this weekend, brought a touch of colour to one of the most attractive locations in the Fiemme and Fassa valleys.
The lack of snow and the last minute route change could not spoil the beauty and the sporting spirit of this first edition of the La Sportiva Epic ski tour, which came to a close yesterday fulfilling the highest of expectations.
Heralding the start of the tour, was the nocturnal race on the Alpe Cermis: a 7.5 kilometres sprint with a 800 metre vertical drop +/- that retraces the famous "Ramp of Champions", which only a week before had seen protagonists, the Tour de Ski distance runners. First to cross the finish line of this opening race, in just 34 minutes, the Piedmontese La Sportiva ambassador, Damiano Lenzi and Venetian, Alba Desilvestro who finished in just over 42 minutes (42'31 '').
On Saturday, Passo San Pellegrino was the stage of the second "epic" ski-touring day with a fast and energetic race on a 6.7 km uphill track to the top of Col Margherita, which consolidated the primacy of Lenzi, followed by Matteo Eydallin and Martin Stofner, while for the women’s race, local athlete Margit Zulian excelled ahead of Elena Nicolini and Karmen Klancnik.
The final phase of the Epic Ski Tour 2017 took place yesterday in the magnificent setting of the Pordoi Pass. A race dictated by the lead times and a thrilling final which saw the third triumph for the CS Esercito athlete Damiano Lenzi, who after two recent victories on Friday and Saturday, continued to gain ground throughout the race, finishing 38'' ahead of outstanding athletes Matteo Eydallin and gritty Martin Stofner, who arrived together at the finishing line.
The women’s record of the day, was won by the Slovenian member of the La Sportiva Team, Karmen Klancnik, who despite beating her fellow team mate Margit Zulian, by just a few seconds, had to settle for third place in the final ranking, which crowned queen of this first Epic Ski Tour competition, the athlete from Soraga, finishing ahead of Elena Nicolini.
Congratulations go to all the athletes who took part in the race and to the volunteers who made this unique event so successful: «An individual stage race was missing in the international ski mountaineering scene” said champion Damiano Lenzi after the award ceremony.
So with all the satisfaction that came from this first truly “epic” edition, the organizing committee of La Sportiva Epic Ski Tour, has already started to look towards next year’s event, hoping that the snow will arrive to whiten the Dolomites in time for the second edition of an event that will hold even more surprises in store.
Final ranking - Men
1 Lenzi Damiano, Cs Esercito, 01:55:16; 2 Eydallin Matteo, Cs Esercito, +1:33; 3 Stofner Martin, La Sportiva, +1:39; 4 Maguet Nadir, Cs Esercito, +2:52; 5 Kuhar Nejc, La Sportiva, +4:19; 6 Lanfranchi Pietro, La Sportiva, +4:42 7 Thomas Trettel, Team Montura, +5:34 8 Boffelli William, La Sportiva, +5:58 9 Facchini Patrik, La Sportiva, +9:27 10 Rullan Estralles Pere, La sportiva Spain, +11:46
Final ranking - Women
1 Zulian Margit, La Sportiva, 02:31:04; 2 Nicolini Elena, Brenta Team, +3:11; 3 Klancnik Karmen, La Sportiva +3:32; 4 Theocharis Dimitra, Aldo Moro Paluzza, +4:46; 5 Ghirardi Corinna, Adamello Skiteam +12:47 6 Hartl Manuela, Arbo Asko Graz, +22:35 7 Knutti Marlen, Team Senggihang, +22:24 8 Nauwelaerts De Age Anna, +29:22 9 Lunger Tamara, La Sportiva, +29:23 10 Hartmann Daniela, Flutsch Skitouring Team, +33:47
La Sportiva athletes and the climbing phenomena at the Trentino Sports Festival
Finale for Nepal turns ten and celebrates the “vertical thinking”
Browsing from one of these Countries?
Accept and Continue
Cookies are small text files that contain information about your visit to our website and are stored on your computer or any other device able to browse the internet, for example a smartphone or tablet.
We use these cookies to make browsing our site easier, to show you content that is relevant to your needs and interests and to help us speed up your future visits and activities on our website. The cookies assist and simplify the interaction between the user and the site and allow the site to remember your preferences and individual activity, thus saving time and contributing to easier and more efficient browsing. Cookies memorise information about your visit online (for example; language, number of visits and dimensions of text) and aid the implementation of various services (user registration, contents of your shopping cart, subscription to newsletters or updates on products, etc.).
Cookies are also employed to create anonymous group statistics that let us analyse how visitors use our site, allowing us to improve the structure, content and services of this site.
Any services present that do not offer complete anonymity will be found in the third-party cookies list and you may deny them consent, safeguarding your privacy.
This site makes use of three different types of cookies:
These cookies ensure that the site works in a correct and fluid manner: they allow you to navigate between pages, share content, they memorise your sign-in credentials making access to the site faster and they keep your preferences and credentials active during browsing and purchasing. Without these cookies we would be unable to provide the services which motivate the user to access this site.
2. Statistical cookies
These cookies help us understand how our users browse the site and navigate the online store so that we may assess and improve its performance and create content that best matches our visitors' preferences. For example, these cookies show us which are the most and least visited pages, how many people access the site, how long is spent on the site by most users and how they find us online. With this information we can find out which are the best features and which could be improved, while ensuring that site content is uploaded quickly and displayed appropriately. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and not associated with any of the user's personal data. These functions on our site are managed by third-party service providers who render the data anonymous and untraceable to any single individual.
These cookies are distributed by third parties and not directly controlled or under the control of Zerogrey. Zerogrey does not therefore accept liability regarding the use of any information collected by the owners of these third-party cookies.
The cookies provided by such third parties can offer advanced features as well as more information and personalisation. These include the ability to share content across social network platforms and to maintain a personalised online site experience on the basis of any preferences expressed on pages previously visited. These services are for the most part offered by external operators. If you browse using an account or if you use third-party services on other websites, these may be able to track a user who has visited our site. The use of the data collected by these external operators through cookies must adhere to the respective privacy policies that you will find on the link copied below. Third-party profiling cookies are identified by the names of their respective operators in the list indicated below which also contains the tools for managing or disabling them.
You can change the settings for downloaded cookies on your computer or mobile device through the appropriate feature on your browser. You may also block the installation of third-party cookies and remove previously installed cookies, including those that define your cookie preferences that you may have may have set here. To check or adjust the settings on your browser you need to consult the instruction manual or your browser's help window.
The instructions regarding cookies for the most widely-used browsers are available here
Chrome : https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&p=cpn_cookies
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Alternatively, to disable some or all cookies you can use the following tools.
Disabling our cookies may affect your browsing experience, diminish efficiency in accessing certain parts of the site and erase preferences for future visits to the site.
Remember to set the browser on your devices in a coherent manner so that each one may be adjusted to reflect your cookie preferences.
Further detailed information on cookie features and how to enable or disable them on most browsers is available online at www.aboutcookies.org or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/privacy-policy.htm. For in-depth information and assistance with cookies used for advertising purposes visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/