The 20th edition of Pirena, the white route of the Pyrenees, starts today January 23rd with the official Presentation of the teams in Zaragoza and finishes in La Molina on Saturday February 6th.
Pirena is an international sleddog crossing-race and one of the most outstanding in the world. During 15 days men and dogs will cross the Pyrenees, a natural border between Spain, Andorra and France, from West to East (Itinerary). In the magnificent frame La Partacua and the marvellous mountains of Telera and Tendeñera dominating the natural scenery in the Pyrenees of Aragon dogs and 40 mushers will start the way which will lead them to reach La Molina in fifteen days crossing an important part of The Pyrenees.
Pirena 2010– Grand Prix Affinity Advance is one of the races that count for the International Sled dog Sports Federation –IFSS- World Cup. Pirena also counts for the European Sled dog Racing Association –ESDRA- Europe Cup.