Submitted by skimo.org on Thu, 2005-11-10 19:56.
2 Mar 2008
Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige)
4th Ski Alp Val Rendena, spectacular FISI Ski Mountaineering Race with classical skiing equiment, in the southern part of the Brenta Group (Pinzolo - Madonna di Campiglio, Trentino, Italy).Observations:
1680 meters total ascent and an amazing 1000meters descent along Val di Sacco. Race starts at 1520m above sea from Pra Rodont. First ascent, 500 meters, leads trough a mountain road and a path up to mount Grual where is the first control and the first short descent. Once again with the sealskin on from the second control (1843m above sea) up to the XII Apostoli mountaing pass (2620m above sea level) where the long 1000m descent starts. Arrival is on the top of Doss del Sabion (2100m above sea level).