2013 ROAM Randonnee Rally at Whitewater Ski Resort on Feb 23

Get your early bird entry into this year’s ROAM Randonnee Rally ski mountaineering race!

The event is part of the annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest and is only of festivities taking place during the Feb 22-24 weekend.

The whole festival starts on Friday and goes on until Sunday.

As always, there will be many things going on – clinics, demos, comps and partying on the slopes of Nelson’s Whitewater Ski Resort.

Randonnee Rally need to knows:

  • Race Meeting: Friday, February 22 – 5:00 PM – ROAM Shop – 639 Baker Street Nelson, BC.
  • Sign-on: Saturday, February 23 – 8:00 am Whitewater Ski Resort
  • Start time: Saturday, February 23 – 9:00 am by the bag piper at Whitewater Ski Resort

Two race courses: Open course (about 4500 ft of climbing) and Rec course (about 2000 ft of climbing)

Categories: Men, Women, Vet 50+ can choose to race as Race, Recreational and Splitboard Rec

Entry fee: $25 early bird (or $35 there)

» More info and registrationonline or on site

» First timers check out this article: 6 tips to get you ready for your first skimo race, and get faster with 10 Quick Tips to Improve Your Skimo Racing

2012 race report

» Here you can read last year’s race report – 2012 Cold Smoke skimo race

And as shown here, these were the conditions in which we raced in a year ago, minus the big airs and plus some big climbs ;)

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