Dolomiti Stars starts the ski season

From tomorrow the first runs down the slopes of Alleghe, Selva, Arabba and San Pellegrino. Open the black race “La VolatA” just approved by FIS for international races

The countdown began at the beginning of the ski season in the territory of the Dolomiti Stars tourist consortium. Already from tomorrow and Sunday you will face the first bends on the slopes of Alleghe, Selva di Cadore, Arabba and Passo San Pellegrino.

In the Civetta ski area will open 7 plants with 20 km of pistes besides the ski connection at the foot of Alleghe and Selva di Cadore: a departure with the snowflakes made possible by the fall of snow over the past few weeks along with the important structural investments made to support the snow programmed.

The Pezzetti Pianos cable car, the Col dei Baldi cable car, the Baby chair, the Pelmo chair lift and the Col Fiori chairlift with the Coldai, Fernazza, Baldi, Pelmo Lavadoi, Pian dei Sec and Baby schoolboats, of Cadore you will be able to take advantage of the chairlift Pescul – Fertazza and chairlift Fertazza with the slopes Bait, Fertazza, Le Ciaune and Col Fioret.

After the end of the weekend, from Monday 27 November to Friday 1 December you can ski in Alleghe using the 2 cable cars and the Baby chair with the Coldai, Baldi, Lavadoi, Pian dei Sec slopes and the Baby school camp. ‘opening many other plants throughout the Civetta.

The Arabba winter season will start with the Campolongo chairlift and the two Campolongo and Rutort red slopes, which will remain open until Saturday, December 2, when the offer will be strengthened by the entry into service of the Cherz chairlift with the Cherz 1 and 2 slopes Vizza chair lift with Vizza run and Masarei chairlift with Incisa and Marentas slopes. From tomorrow to the skiers there will also be the Bec de Roces refuge.

For the ski area San Pellegrino will be a preview of season in the sign of speed and adrenaline: tomorrow and Sunday, in fact, it will be possible to test the black run La VolatA, just approved FIS for international races, that from the station to Mount of the cable car Col Margherita goes down to the Passo San Pellegrino with slopes that touch 50%. Beginners will then have the Passo chairlift with the same simple track, ideal for moving the first steps on the skis. From Saturday 2 December the ski connection will be active at Falcade-Passo San Pellegrino.

At San Pellegrino, during this first weekend of skiing, the ski pass will have a promotional price: for the daily 25 euro adult and senior, 18 junior, 10 babies; for the afternoon 20 euros adult and senior, 14 junior, 8 babies.

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At the end of an adventurous day, soothe your body in the hot tub and sip hot cocoa on the ample balcony while savoring the breathtaking sunset views. Before dinner, kindle a fire in the spectacular two-way fireplace, warming the great room and dining room. High ceilings and windows, lovely furnishings, and a grand piano provide an enchanting setting for pre-dinner drinks, while the adjoining parlor—with superb bar, sitting area, billiard table, and TV lounge—invites you to festive and relaxing evenings together. The luminous and spacious kitchen is fully equipped with chef-grade appliances and ample bar seating, while the elegant dining room is perfect for memorable feasts.

Resort-like amenities for health, wellness, and downtime add a wonderful dimension to Chalet. Relish a rejuvenating, well-deserved session in the sauna; enjoy a workout in the fitness room; and refresh yourself in the lovely resistance swimming pool with adjoining wet bar. If you’ve brought work with you, withdraw to the classy office suite.< p>

The villa’s five deluxe bedrooms include four with king beds and one with two double beds, sleeping twelve. Each of the bedrooms enjoys beautiful views of Aspen Mountain, doors to alfresco living areas, and ensuite bathrooms. The two master suites both include lounge areas with fireplaces and especially sublime views, as well as jetted tubs in their bathrooms.

The Chalet is a mile-and-a-half from downtown Aspen and two miles from Aspen Mountain base, while Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain are both about four miles away. Golf pilgrims are just minutes from Aspen Golf and Tennis Club, and both Burnt Mountain and Snowmass Village are within ten miles.

The 41st Pustertaler ski marahon went to the Emilia Francesco Ferrari

Francesco Ferrari is the 41st edition of the Pustertaler ski marathon, the most traditional granfondo in South Tyrol, played on Saturday, January 13th on the 60 kilometers (which the competitors have traveled in classical technique) that meander by Braies (the way from the fraction of Ferrara), Villabassa, Dobbiaco (Nordic Arena), Landro (here the turning point, with a splendid view of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo), San Candido and Sesto. Over 400 competitors, representing 15 countries.

The Emiliano of Frassinoro, class 1994, has prevailed in the sprint, preceding the sprint Evgenij Dement’ev, the Russian cross-country that at the Olympic Games in Turin won the gold in skiathlon and silver in the 50 kilometers. To complete the podium, the trentino of Masi di Cavalese, Simone Bosin. The three characterized the race starting from the fortieth kilometer, when they left together with Riccardo Mich. Left in three, the sprint victory was played, with Ferrari prevailing.

“A wonderful victory, for me that I am new of the granfondo – so the winner, ex Fiamme Oro now in force to the Team Robinson – I wanted to do well, but I did not expect to win. On the last, difficult uphill section of Val Fiscalina I lost contact but then I managed to come back. At that point I told myself that I could do something good. So it was and I enjoy this victory, already thinking about the upcoming events ».

The women’s race, characterized by various disqualifications (disqualifications that also affected the men’s area, based on Article 343.8 of the Fis’s legislation on the maximum length of the poles), saw the success of the German Franziska Müller, already winner in 2016 and second last year.

“Finally this year, thanks to the abundant snowfalls of the last few weeks, we are able to restore the 60-kilometer route – says Alfred Prenn, president of the organizing committee – we worked hard to set up everything at best, an important job made possible by the availability of over 150 volunteers and many associations of the territory ».

In the race also the three faithful of the Pustertaler ski marathon, those athletes who participated in all editions of the classic Alto Adige: Giorgio Peretti, of Cortina d’Ampezzo, Giancarlo Vettorel, of Feltre, and Karl Walder of Dobbiaco. The fastest of the three was the latter. “The Pustertaler ski marathon is life – says Walder, class of 1954, at the finish line in 3h29’27” – gives me motivation to continue to be active and fit. Cross-country skiing has changed so much in these forty years but the passion of those who practice it is always the same ».

Skiing, in Wengen the blues study. Theaux burns Mayer and Franz

In the second test on the Lauberhorn, the Frenchman is the fastest in 2’29 “69. Paris, 13th, the best of the Italians who have dedicated themselves to the study of the route. Canceled the female trials in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Adrien Theaux recorded the best time in the downhill test in Wengen (Svi). The Frenchman with 2’29 “69 was faster than 36/100 on Matthias Mayer.The Austrian preceded compatriot Max Franz and the Norwegians Kjetil Jansrud and Aleksander Kilde.Eighth, with a second delay, the Austrian Reichelt, best in the test on Wednesday Interlocutory trial for the Azzurri, after the excellent results of yesterday, which were dedicated to the study of the route The best of the Italians was today Dominik Paris, with the 13th time (2’31”09) definitely not very indicative and high, the times of the other Italians, with Mattia Casse 33 °, 55 ° Christof Innerhofer yesterday fourth, and Peter Fill, yesterday 2 °, even 74 ° in the classification, forfait of the Swiss Janka who decided to give up Saturday race, dissatisfied with the results in training, and still on the road to recovery after injury to the crusader of his right knee, suffered in October.Janka who in February had won the superG of Jeongseon, Olympic event test, does not want to put repentagli or the Games that will start next 9 February. In the evening then the French Theaux, aching in the back, said that he will not start in the combined to focus on the descent. The Swiss resort will host tomorrow (10:30 am and slalom at 2 pm) the combined and Sunday a slalom, where Stefano Gross and Manfred Moelgg will be involved.
women – No evidence, however, for the descendants of the World Cup. The Bad Kleinkirchheim downhill test scheduled for 13 has been canceled due to snow conditions. The athletes will try to test the track tomorrow, while the race will take place on Saturday at 11.15 and Sunday is scheduled for the super-G.
Given the conditions, the American actress Lindsey Vonn suggests that she could give up for security reasons: “In these conditions it seems too dangerous before the Games”.

Alpine skiing, World Cup: triumphs Shiffrin, third the Goggia

On the giant Kranjska Gora the Azzurra ends behind the American and Tessa Worley

KRANJSKA GORA (SLOVENIA) – Mikaela Shiffrin wins the giant of Kranjska Gora, valid for the Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup. The American precedes Tessa Worley and an excellent Sofia Goggia, who in the second heat goes back from eighth to third place. This is the order of arrival: Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) in 1’47 “40 2, Tessa Worley (Fra) at 0” 31 3, Sofia Goggia (Ita) 0 “91 4, Wendy Holdener (Sui) 0” 93 5, Stephanie Brunner (Aut) 0 “96 6, Federica Brignone (Italy) 0” 98 7, Tina Robnik (Slo) 1 “39 7, Sara Hector (Swe) 1” 39 9, Petra Vhlova (Svk) 1 “51 10. Estelle Alphand (Swe) 1 “93 23, Irene Curtoni (Ita) 2” 87 23, Marta Bassino (Ita) 2 “87.

CLASSIFICATION – This is the overall ranking of the Women’s Alpine Ski World Cup after the giant of Kranjska Gora: 1. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1181 points, 2. Viktoria Rebensburg (Ger) 534 points, 3. Petra Vlhova (Svk) 504 points , 4. Wendy Holdener (Sui) 500 points, 5. Tessa Worley (Fra) 416 points, 6. Tina Weirather (Lie) 383 points, 7. Frida Hansdotter (Swe) 359 points, 8. Michelle Gisin (Sui) 348 points , 9. Sofia Goggia (Ita) 344 points, 10. Ragnhild Mowinckel (Nor) 324 points, 12. Federica Brignone (Ita) 286 points, 16. Manuela Moelgg (Ita) 234 points, 19. Irene Curtoni (Ita) 186 points , 23. Johanna Schnarf (Ita) 148 points, 42. Elena Fanchini (Ita) 79 points, 43. Marta Bassino (Ita) 68 points, 50. Chiara Costazza (Ita) 64 points, 57. Nadia Fanchini (Ita) 50 points , 61. Nicol Delago (Ita) 46 points, 67. Anna Hofer (Ita) 39 points.