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Ski mountaineering has become increasingly popular among young people, said Ekaterina Osichkina, a 19-year-old Russian athlete who won twice at the ISMF World Cup in Andorra

Ekaterina Osichkina, a 19-year-old Russian athlete, won the women’s junior title at the ISMF World Cup on January 26th. The competition phase (“individual race” category) took place in Andorra, at the ski resort of Arcalis. Ekaterina far outstripped her rivals. The next day, she won again in the “vertical race” in Arinsal. She is known …

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The Font Blanca 2018 ISMF ski mountaineering World Cup will be held in Andorra on 27th and 28th January

The Font Blanca 2018 ISMF ski mountaineering World Cup will be held in Andorra on 27th and 28th January. The stage consists of two competitions: individual race and a vertical race.

Competitions will be held at the Vallnord Ordino-Arcalís and Vallnord Pal-Arinsal ski resorts respectively.

This season’s World Cup calendar includes five stages. The competition started in Wanlong, Hebei …

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There are some lovely places in Andorra for mountaineering that are well worth visiting, says the first woman in the world to climb Mount Everest from both sides, Andorran resident Cathy O’Dowd

Cathy O’Dowd is the first woman in the world to climb Mount Everest from both sides and the author of the book “Just for the love of it” – the story of her four Everest expeditions. The South African mountaineer has been resident in Andorra for many years. She told all-andorra.com about the many possibilities …

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On 24th June at 17.00 Ordino Climbing Center hosts Andorra’s sport climbing competitions

On 24th June at 17.00 Ordino Climbing Center hosts Andorra’s sport climbing competitions. All applicants are admitted to the competition, provided that the necessary equipment (helmets, ropes, etc). Categories of participants: boys and girls under 14, boys and girls from 15 to 18, men and women of 19 and experienced athletes.

Program:

16:00 Registration

16:45 Briefing

17:00 Competition starts

19:30 …

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All Andorra news / Alpinism in Andorra by Carles Gel

Pic Maià (2615 meters above sea level) is one of the best “view points” in Andorra, available for ski and snowshoes tours, says Carles Gel

Pic Maià (2615 meters above sea level) is one of the best “view points” in Andorra, available for ski and snowshoes tours.

Ascent to Pic Maià is a pretty easy route, ideal for lovers of mountain excursions with a  ground level of training. The route acquaints with attractive force of calmly situated a long mountain range, which …

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