Pierra Menta 2018, the international ski mountaineering competition of Arêches-Beaufort, starts today Wednesday 14 March. Athletes of Team SCARPA®, as always partecipants and protagonists, will cross the Haute-Savoie for a four-day race that will end on Saturday 17.
The more than 7000 spectators expected for this edition will follow the four stages of an always spectacular and unique competition that will surely see the "yellow fluo" of the Alien Collection: from the light Alien 3.0 for athletes who aspire to a performance, up to " 1.0 "or the new Alien RS, appropriate for those who want a stable boot, thermal and suitable to face all the descents in safety.
Professionals and amateurs will participate in the competition in couples with mixed nationalities, and there is a big expectation about the performances of the SCARPA® athletes. As in the past, spotlight on Matteo Eydallin, winner of the last edition, Robert Antonioli, just graduated European Champion at Etna and Katia Tomatis who, together with the other international team athletes such as Xavier Gachet and Samuel Equi, are ready to conquer the 2018 edition of Pierra Menta.
Pierra Menta represents, for all lovers of ski mountaineering, a real challenge. Taking the road and finishing the 4 stages with 10,000 meters of positive difference in height, among a passionate audience of thousands of people waiting for their heroes even at 2.686 meters, means deeply love this sport and the wonders that the mountain gives.
To all SCARPA® athletes…. Good luck and enjoy the Pierra Menta!