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Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race


With approximately 12,000 feet of vertical gain over 25 miles, including summiting the Aspen Highlands Bowl, this race is the perfect opportunity to experience all four Aspen/Snowmass ski areas like never before.  Grab a teammate and get ready to ski, hike and skin Snowmass, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain all in one race.

Not quite ready to tackle all four mountains?  The Recreational Division course covers only the latter two mountains of the Sport Division course: Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain. This course boasts approximately 8,000 feet of vertical gain over 15 miles and also includes summiting the famed Aspen Highlands Bowl.

Start Info:  6am at Snowmass Base Village (Sport Division); 8am at Aspen Highlands Base Village (Rec. Division)

Cost:  $200 per team until Jan 7th, $220 per team after Jan 7th until Feb 17th, $240 after Feb 17th

Racer Requirements:  Each racer must have a beacon, shovel, probe, skins, windshell and helmet.  This is a self-sustained race with a single aid-station for full-course racers.  Absolutely no nordic, NNN, or similar “nordic touring” gear; AT or tele gear only.

Race Categories: 
Times will be divided into these categories; however, awards will only be handed out to the ‘*’ categories.
Sport Division: Men’s*, Women’s*, Coed, Vets (ages add to 100+)
Recreational Division: Overall*, Men’s, Women’s, Coed, Vets (ages add to 100+)

Live GPS Tracking:
Each team will be tracked using a SPOT Satellite GPS Device. If you or your teammate have one (or one you can borrow for the event), please plan on bringing it. We will have devices for those who need one but bringing your own helps us keep registration costs down in the future.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

  • All cancellations are subject to a 25% administrative fee.
  • All cancellations must be made one week (7 days) before the start of the event by 5:00 pm MST. Absolutely no refunds will be given after this time except in the case of an injury documented by a licensed physician that would render the athlete unable to participate in the competition that took place before the beginning of the event, including training days..
  • Absolutely NO refunds will be given after the beginning of the competition.
  • Registrations are non-transferable.
  • Delays/Cancellations due to weather will not result in a refund.

General Information

Date: March 1st, 2014

Time: All Day

Location: Base Village

Venue Information

Base Village

Snowmass Village, CO 81615



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