The exciting Equinox Ski Challenge in West Yellowstone, Montana is a true challenge for all skiers who love racing and competing in a season finale and spring celebration.
Organization: West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce
Dates: 03/16/2013 - 03/24/2013 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varies
Venue: Equinox Ski Challenge in West Yellowstone,MT
Contact: West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce
The Equinox Ski Challenge, running in West Yellowstone, Montana since 2007, has grown into two separate event for 2013. The nordic ski event will be West Yellowstone on March 23rd & 24th, while the fatbike event will now be held at Grand Targhee, WY on March 16th & 17th.
Participants of ALL abilities are welcome.
The goal is to have a lot of fun and also complete as many laps as you can in the 3 Hour, 6 Hour, 12 Hour or 24 Hour divisions. Participants can enter as a relay team of up to 8 members or as a soloist.
So...Choose your challenge. Team up. Believe in yourself. Then find yourself with us at the Saturday evening potluck with some beverages and an all night bonfire at the start/finish line.
For the 7th year in a row, the Equinox Events will donate to non-profit organizations that are keeping Montana communities mentally and physically healthy.
2013 race proceeds above costs will go to the non-profit organizations West Yellowstone Ski Education Foundation (WYSEF) and Big Brothers Big Sisters. WYSEF promotes Nordic skiing in the West Yellowstone region. Big Brothers Big Sisters offers children facing adversity, professionally supported 1-on-1 mentorship.
Bring canned food donations for the West Yellowstone Food Bank to enter a raffle with prizes from Gallatin Alpine Sports and Freeheel and Wheel.
- The Equinox Ski Challenge: one of the most challenging ski races in the world
- Held at the Rendezvous Ski Trails in West Yellowstone, Montana
- Normally takes place in March of each year
- Enter the 3-hour, 6-hour or 12-hour race
- Use the warming hut to energize for more laps
Overview: The Equinox Ski Challenge is one of the most challenging ski races in the world, welcoming skiers of all levels of ability. Race through the laps solo or with your team members for some thrilling skiing that will have your blood pumping. Watching the racing is just as exciting. This is the finale to the Yellowstone Nordic ski season.
When: The Equinox Ski Challenge is normally held in March each year.
Where: Join the fun in West Yellowstone, Montana at the Rendezvous Ski Trails.
Fee : The entry fee varies depending on the size team and if any late fee.
Details: In the Equinox Ski Challenge, you complete as many laps as you can in the amount of time for the race entered. You can enter the 3-hour, 6-hour or 12-hour race. Enter as many members as you want up to 8, or go solo. The choice is yours! There’s also a 24-minute kids race. This rolling 9-kilometer loop is great fun.
A bonfire and warming hut at the finish line welcome the skiers, with a potluck dinner in the evening. Use the warming hut to wax your skis or recharge the old headlamp batteries. Get energized for more laps.
The proceeds typically go to some charitable organizations such as Manaia Youth Programs and the West Yellowstone Ski Education Foundation.