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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

(gär`mĭsh-pär'tənkĭr`khən), town (1994 pop. 27,000), Bavaria, S Germany, in the Bavarian Alps, at the foot of the ZugspitzeZugspitze
, mountain, 9,721 ft (2,963 m) high, in the Bavarian Alps and on the German–Austrian border; highest peak of Germany. A cog-and-pinion railroad and a cable car system connect the popular resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, at its foot, with the summit.
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. It is an international winter resort and a regional commercial center. The 1936 Olympic winter games were held there. The picturesque town has two well-decorated 18th-century churches.
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Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama stressed the importance of Britain remaining in the EU as he addressed the summit in Garmisch.
The rest of Garmisch is a universe away from the Classic area and its forested slopes.
Derriere Tina Maze, Laurenne Ross et Maria HE[micro]fl-Riesch, la skieuse du Liechtenstein Tina Weirather, vainqueur vendredi a 23 ans de sa premiere course de Coupe du monde dans le Super-G de Garmisch, a pris la septieme place.
snowboarders on the Zugspitze glacier near Garmisch
2 European PDI 2005 was conducted in the Conference Center of the newly completed Armed Forces Recreation Center Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany.
One village particularly known for its floral displays and paintings is Garmisch Partenkirchen.
10am Alpine Skiing World Cup, Garmisch Partenkirchen (Eurosport)
From the indoor pool guests can watch the World Cup ski run at the nearby Garmisch Olympic ski course.
Schifferer, who literally tried to shave a few extra hundredths of a second off his time by cutting his beard in the morning, was the first Austrian to win a Garmisch men's downhill since Helmut Hoeflehner in 1985.
Austrian resorts had heavy snow on Thursday, with Lech and Zurs getting 65cm, and Garmisch in Germany 70cm.
Soldiers in Germany can plan ski vacations for the entire family in Garmisch.