Big Rando Race for North America, has $$$

Post by blogger | January 17, 2012      

Published as a favor to the budding sport we love to watch: Teva Mountain Games to be held at Vail, Colorado February 11, 2012.

Press release: “With North America’s largest prize purse for a rando race, the Teva Mountain Games Ski Mountaineering comp has a running dryland start, then progresses up the front-side and Back Bowls of Vail Mountain in Colorado USA for the ultimate winter test. Athletes skin, ski and bootpack on a challenging alpine course while passing a series of checkpoints.


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2 Responses to “Big Rando Race for North America, has $$$”

  1. Jonathan Shefftz January 17th, 2012 1:18 pm

    Yes, and while we’re at it on the skimo front, the season kick-off for the NE Rando Race Series is this coming Sunday (Jan 22) at Berkshire East.
    Compared to the Teva rando race, the prizes are . . . smaller.
    However, if the snowpack holds for this weekend (tonight’s wet wx is probably the crux) then the descents will be as challenging as anything that Vail can offer, and we might even have a boot pack section to add some variety (to say the very least…).

  2. Andy Dorais January 17th, 2012 6:34 pm

    Speaking of races with huge prizes, if you’re in the Wasatch and wanna speed up, check out

    The prize is typically a pumpkin pie!

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