Race solo or bring your own team and try to complete as many laps as possible during exactly 180 minutes (3h) of racing. This format creates a friendly atmosphere and an excellent environment to meet and interact with likeminded people, and to learn from each other.
Family, friends and company teams are highly encouraged.
Name: MEC Vert180 Ski Mountaineering Race
Date: December 3, 2011 (Saturday)
Location: Canada Olympic Park (or COP) in Calgary, AB
Format: max. number of laps in 180min raced as individual or as team relay
Course: a loop with about 100m vertical ascent ending with a short boot-pack, then 100m descent
Difficulty and Skills required:
- great for first timers and youth but national caliber athletes compete here as well
- great for practicing all essential skimo racing skills (all transitions, skinning, boot-pack, fast skiing)