Cancellation of the annual ISMF Forum


Lausanne/Mondovì, 16 November 2020.


Following the worsening of the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and considering that Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta in Italy are currently “red areas” in which the virus is particularly widespread, it was decided that the annual ISMF Forum is officially cancelled. This conclusion has been reached in particular to safeguard the health of the participants in the aforementioned event.

Some online sessions will be held as a replacement for the updating of the referees and the scheduled Bureau meeting will take place in a totally online version as well.



Roberto Cavallo, General & Event Manager,, +39 3355745945


About the ISMF
Founded in 2007, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation ISMF is the global governing body for ski mountaineering competitions. Since 2016, the organization is officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee IOC. Its main goals are the promotion, regulation and development of the ski mountaineering sport worldwide. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the ISMF’s membership consists of 37 national mountaineering or ski sports federations in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The ISMF organizes ski mountaineering World Cup events and World Championships. For the first time, ski mountaineering has been a medal sport at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne Switzerland. The ISMF’s ambition is to become an Olympic sport by the 2026 Winter Games in Milano-Cortina, Italy.

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