ASPEN SNOWMASS SKIMO Race SERIES
Tuesday, December 13, January 10 & February 7 | Aspen Mountain, Aspen highlands
The three-race Aspen Snowmass SkiMo Race Series returns this year with short courses that include uphill and downhill skiing as well as some bootpacking. Like last year, the first race will take place on Aspen Mountain.
Join in the fun and challenge yourself with friends and against local athletes. This is the perfect opportunity to work on your individual race technique, fine-tune your transitions, enjoy the incredible terrain of Aspen Mountain and/or Aspen Highlands, and savor a well-earned, post-race beer with friends.
Registration will open online in December. Registration is also available before each race at base of 1A (for December 15 race) or Aspen Expeditions (for January 12 and February 9 races) from 5 –6 pm. All participating athletes must check-in before each race to pick-up a bib and course details. Race starts at approximately 6:00 PM.
The course will be announced at registration prior to each race. Register here
Each race is approximately 1 - 1.5 hours long. They include at least one uphill section and one downhill section, some courses will include mandatory bootpack sections. Race formats will vary each week, some races will test how many course laps you can complete within a designated time frame while others will be a single loop through the course.
All racers must wear a helmet and headlamp. A SkiMo race style backpack is recommended.
Ute Mountaineer immediately following the race