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Pro Tour Season XVI heads to Switzerland for Engadin La Diagonela

Ski Classics goes to Switzerland for the fifth Pro event of Season XVI. Expect an action-packed Pro Tour event with the celebrated Engadin La Diagonela. 

Photo: Magnus Östh/Ski Classics

On Saturday, January 18, 2025, the spotlight falls on Engadin La Diagonela, a demanding 55-kilometer long-distance race held in the breathtaking Engadin Valley. Renowned as Switzerland’s premier classic technique competition, this Pro Tour event marks the fifth event of Season XVI.

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Engadin La Diagonela has been an important part of the Ski Classics Pro Tour since its inception in Season IV, and organizers proudly emphasize three key elements that set Engadin La Diagonela apart: stunning landscapes, high altitude exceeding 1.800 meters above sea level, and an unparalleled atmosphere. 

“The Engadin Valley is undoubtedly one of the most stunning venues in the Alps. La Diagonela has been in the Tour for over 10 years now and continuously grows in popularity among skiers. Athletes are eager to tackle this challenging high-altitude race with great enthusiasm. With the start in Pontresina and finish in Zuoz, it is an adventure everyone must do,” says Ski Classics Event Director Theresa Fugger.

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Engadin La Diagonela – Ski Classics Pro Tour – Event 5

  • Date: Saturday, January 18, 2025
  • Place: Pontresina-Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Distance: 55km
  • Time: 9:45 – 13:15 CET
  • Highest Point: 1832m
  • Elevation Gain: 641m
  • Last Edition Winners: Magni Smedås (2:41:31.1) and Kasper Stadaas (2:18:57.7)
  • Registration: Engadin La Diagonela
  • SC Play: Engadin La Diagonela

More information about Engadin La Diagonela can be found HERE

Engadin La Diagonela. Photo: Barbieri/NordicFocus

La Sfida

La Sfida, the race in freestyle technique of Engadin La Diagonela, became part of the Ski Classics Challengers circuit during Season XV, with an attractive 28-kilometer course from Zuoz to Silvaplana, Switzerland.

The next edition will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2025, and registration is already open – Register Here!

Engadin Valley

Visitors to the region will discover an extensive network of groomed tracks stretching over 220 kilometers, transforming the valley into an idyllic retreat for pre- and post-events. Furthermore, the Engadin Valley’s enchanting glamor is amplified by its stunning glaciers, showcasing nature’s remarkable splendor.

The Engadin Valley, renowned for its majestic panoramas, sun-soaked days, and picturesque towns, displays a unique ambiance that captures the region’s essence. There, an immersive journey connects the past and present, allowing visitors to celebrate the pure beauty of Switzerland’s breathtaking natural wonders.

Anticipate fierce competition on the high-altitude terrain as Pro Team athletes battle for glory during Ski Classics Season XVI’s fifth event in Switzerland.

Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XVI (2024/2025)

  • Event 0: Friday, December 13, 2024 -Ski Classics Pro Team Presentation XVI – Bad Gastein, Austria
  • Event 1: Saturday, December 14, 2024 – Bad Gastein ITT – Sportgastein, Austria, 7km
  • Event 2: Sunday, December 15, 2024 – Bad Gastein Criterium – Sportgastein, Austria, 36km
  • Event 3: Saturday, January 11, 2025 – 3 Zinnen Ski-Marathon – Sexten, Italy, 60km
  • Event 4: Sunday, January 12, 2025 – La Venosta ITT Kapron-Melago – Val Venosta, Italy, 12km
  • Event 5: Saturday, January 18, 2025 – Engadin La Diagonela – Pontresina-Zuoz, Switzerland, 55km
  • Event 6: Release May 30, 12:00 CET
  • Event 7: Release May 31, 12:00 CET
  • Event 8: Release June 1, 12:00 CET
  • Event 9: Release June 1, 18:30 CET
  • Event 10: Release June 2, 12:00 CET
  • Event 11: Release June 3, 12:00 CET
  • Event 12: Release June 4, 12:00 CET
  • Event 13: Release June 5, 12:00 CET
  • Event 14: Release June 5, 18:30 CET
  • Full Calendar Release: June 6, 12:00 CET

The Season XVI of Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 14 events on 10 event weekends in 6 different countries. The season starts on December 13, 2024, and ends on March 30, 2025, at (to be revealed)… 

For more updates and detailed information about the Ski Classics Pro Tour, make sure to visit skiclassics.com.

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