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COVID-19 and winter ski season in Andorra

On Tuesday, 13th October, the government laid out its diagnostic strategy for Covid-19 and the travel industry, which accounts for 30% of Andorra’s GDP.

There will be a protocol based on continuous screening of all sectors of the population, both with current diagnostic techniques and with the incorporation of rapid antigen tests.

EU member states will establish …

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ISMF and La Grande Course to join forces

The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport.

The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between the …

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After less snowfall than expected the FWT competition in Andorra has been postponed

After less snowfall than expected the Freeride World Tour competition in Andorra has been postponed to another day within the weather window which extends to 4th March.

The full FWT-2020 Calendar:

STOP 1: Hakuba, Japan
“The Winter Begins”
January 18-25, 2020

STOP 2: Kicking Horse Golden BC, Canada
“Time To Get Rowdy!”
February 6-12, 2020

STOP 3: Ordino Arcalís, Andorra
“Hold The Line”
February 28 …

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The toughest La Sportiva Andorra Skimo-2020 of recent years closed its fifth edition with more than 1,000 runners from 14 nationalities ia a media partner of  the contest

La Sportiva Andorra Skimo-2020 closed its fifth edition despite the increased difficulty of the route and the lack of snow at its lower levels.

With more than 1,000 runners (against about 900 in 2019) from 14 nationalities and 150 volunteers, the contest has grown in popularity over recent years …

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Ski Mountaineering World Cup organizers changed individual race conditions due to heavy snowfall in Andorra

La Comapedrosa discards the option to reach the summit due to “safety” concerns.

The individual race will take place in Arinsal if the conditions don’t change.

Ski mountaineering world cup organizers announced that Comapedrosa’s summit will not be crowned as expected, due to adverse weather conditions and concern for “safety”.

In that sense, the race promoters were waiting …