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Wasatch Powder Keg Vertical Race
February 24, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am$15
The 17th annual Wasatch Powder Keg backcountry race will be held on February 23-24 at Brighton Ski Resort. The Powder Keg is a test of speed, strength, and endurance for any backcountry skier. This year will once again feature 3 races and racers have the option of doing any individual race or all 3 races.
Friday will be the mandatory pre-race meeting for the Saturday race.
Saturday will be the traditional Powder Keg Individual Race. As always, the race will have captivating views of Heber Valley, Mt Nebo, Mt Timpanogos, and the Cottonwood Canyons. The race and heavy metal divisions will cover 11 miles and have 6 climbs for a little over 6,000’ of climbing. The Recreational division will cover 6.5 miles and have 4 climbs for 3,500’ of climbing. All divisions will have categories for male/female.
Sunday will be a Vertical Race with a single climb of ~1,400’ from Milly Chalet to the top of the Milly Express lift.
There will be a BBQ, awards ceremony, and raffle following the Saturday race at the Milly Chalet. For more details see www.wasatchpowderkeg.com.