Skeetawk Snowshoe Challenge

Sat January 4, 2020 Palmer, AK 99645 US Directions
Events

Skeetawk Snowshoe Challenge 5K

11:00AM AKST - 2:00PM AKST
Open to ages 9 - 80.
Place
Skeetawk Ski Area in Hatcher Pass
Palmer, AK US 99645
Description

This is a fun snowshoe challenge that happens twice throughout the winter season at the new Skeetawk Ski Area near Hatcher Pass! Stay Active this winter and join us January and February. The February snowshoe race will be a USSSA qualifier! The course will be loop style, finishing where you start, beginning at the base chair of ski hill area and continuing up through the groomed snowpack mountain area. Painted wooden stakes with directional insignia will mark the course. . Runners ascend 1.5 miles over 600 vertical feet then traverse across mountain before descending back to base area. Course will be a mix of  groomed hard pack and singletrack deep snow, cutting in and out of alder patches and switchbacking across ski hill.. 

January 4th, 2020 @ 11:00am 

Day of Registration: 9:45am - 10:45am @ Skeetawk Parking Lot

Bib Pickup: Is DAY OF from 9:45am- 10:45am in Skeetawk Parking Lot

Snowshoes are required for all participants. Snowshoes will be available at no additional cost on a first come first serve basis. 

Skeetawk Ski area is located at mile 10.6 on Hatcher Pass Rd on the west side of the road. Enter through the gait and continue up to the parking area. 

 

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