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The Mother of all Ascensions

Feb. 28, 2017 | 5:45 am - 10:00 am

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The infamous uphill race returns again! Grab your snowshoes, hiking boots, tele-gear or track skis for the infamous Mother Of All Ascensions – An inspiring uphill climb from the Base Village Plaza at the bottom of Fanny Hill to Gwyn’s High Alpine. This is a Great Training Race for America’s Uphill!

Pre-register in-person for $30 at Base Camp Bar & Grill in Snowmass Village, the Ute Mountaineer in Aspen, Bristlecone Mountain Sports in Basalt, Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale or Summit Canyon Mountaineering in Glenwood Springs. Pre-registration closes February 26, 2017. Or register online at


Entry Fee: $30    •    Race Day Entry Fee: $40
Race day registration opens at 5:45 AM at the Snowmass Base Village Conference Center. The uphill starts at 7:00 AM sharp in the Base Village Plaza.

Prizes Awarded for Best Mardi Gras Costumes! And over $15,000 worth of prizes from Atlas Snowshoes, Krabloonik, Victorinox, Tabasco, KEEN, Outdoor Research, Hot Chillys, Crazy Creek, Nite Ize, Goode Ski Technologies, Arborwear, Thorlos, Bula, Aura Cacia, Camp 4 Coffee, Two Leaves, Sturdiwheat, Paul Mitchell,  and more!

Be sure to stick around Snowmass Village for more Mardi Gras Celebrations all day, including a bead toss, parade, parties, food specials and more!

For questions or to volunteer please call 250.266.0022.
For lodging options please call The Crestwood Condominiums at 800.356.5949.

Click below to download the 2016 MOAA Race Application:


Click below to download the 2016 MOAA Poster:


Brought to you by Snowmass Tourism &
Andrew Bielecki Productions.