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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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"I will cherish the memories I've made in Garmisch, especially my slalom win."
"I have just arrived in Garmisch and set up my ski room," Heinz Haemmerle, Vonn's longtime ski technician, told The Associated Press.
But it's been a snowless winter in the valley, though there's plenty of snow on Garmisch's multiple peaks.
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.
Gettingthere For more information on Munich and Oktoberfest, visit: AirBrau - www.munich-airport.de/de/micro/ airbraeu/index.jsp Garmisch Partenkirchen - www.gapa.de/ Zugspitze Mountain - www.zugspitze.de/de/summer/index.htm Dorint Sport hotel - hotel-garmisch-partenkirchen.
Robbie Lowe, SAF/FMBO, addresses nearly 300 attendees at the European PDI held in Garmisch, Germany.
In autumn 2003 the GEN Von Steuben Hotel in Garmisch, which was to close permanently in April 2003, reopened exclusively for Soldiers on R&R from operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, Forbes said.
Kandahar and the neighbouring Olympia piste, the longest runs in Garmisch, are part of its 'Classic' area which spreads across three wooded valleys south of the town and is served by four cable cars.
But Bavaria is mostly about its mountains and Garmisch is the place to enjoy them.
Soldiers in Germany can plan ski vacations for the entire family in Garmisch. Bordering Switzerland and Austria, the area boasts some of the most challenging slopes and also offers instruction for beginners.
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