- 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.