From the 21st to the 25th February 2018 the Black Yeti will be for the very first time in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, for the Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest. The event will be hosted by the amazing Areaeffe snowpark of Pila, surrounded by the massive and beautiful mountains of the Alps. The park is situated at 2.200 m. and offers 4 different lines of any level: Beginner, Intermediate, Big, Rail. Moreover you can find 16 m. kickers, jibbing structures and a rail line. It is the best place to compete while having fun.
The rookies will stay in the same hotel, the same where the event headquarter will be based,with all comforts, including the swimming pool, to ensure a pleasant stay. In addition will be organized different activities such a Freeride Safety Clinic aimed to enhance the knowledge about the mountain and about how to have fun safely.
“The beautiful ski resort of Pila and the city of Aosta will host the first edition of the Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest, a great new event for the 2018 World Rookie Tour. The Pila Snowpark is amazing, with many obstacles for any level and an high quality proline, and it is in the middle of a beautifull freeride arena. Also all the partecipants will stay in the same hotel, the same where the event headquarter will be based, ensuring a great experience for everybody and a very easy general organization for all” stated Marco Sampaoli, World Rookie Tour Co-Founder.
Further information about how to partecipate, the program and the all inclusive packages will be announced soon. Stay tuned!
2017.18 World Rookie Tour – Official Calendar
NZ Rookie Fest. Cardrona, New Zealand. October 05-08, 2017. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE
World Rookie Rail Jam. Modena, Italy. October 26-28, 2017. Urban Rail Jam DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest. Corvatsch, Swiss. December 13-17, 2017. Slopestyle
Deejay Xmasters World Rookie Fest. Livigno, Italy. January 20-25, 2018. Slopestyle
Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and
USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle
Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest. Pila, Italy. February 21-25, 2018. Slopestyle
USASA Grom Fest. Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018. Halfpipe
Indy Park Rookie Fest. Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018. Slopestyle
Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. (to be confirmed)
Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest. Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle
World Rookie Finals. Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle