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Race Venue: "The Magic" @ Magic Mtn VT

IMPORTANT LINKS:
Weather Forecast & Hourly Weather Graph
Resort, LodgingDriving Directions
Race Rules & Course Flagging (read & heed)
Email List (join for race updates)
USSMA License Apply (10% entry fee discount plus other benefits)
Registration: Sa Vertical, Su Individual (morning-of race add'l $10)

For the 2019-20 season, both Magic races are in conjunction with the CTA event:
https://catamounttrail.org/events/magic-rando-fest
... whose registration fee includes discount codes for free entry into the Sat Vertical race and half-off entry for the Sun Individual race.

2019-20 Season Schedule for December 14 (Saturday):
7:00 = Registration opens, main lodge at Hammer banner.
7:30 = Registration closes.
8:00 = Vertical race start assembly inside "airlock" section of lodge
(uphill only, maps: topo, trails).
3:00 = Results, integrated with CTA event wrap-up.

2019-20 Season Schedule for December 15 (Sunday):
9:00 = Registration opens, main lodge at Hammer banner.
9:30 = Registration closes; pre-race briefing begins, followed immediately by start.
2:00 = Results, with prizes. raffle, and free french fries & chicken fingers for all.

Full Competitive Course = 3 cycles of circuit comprising full skin > partial ski descent > bootpack > ski to near base area, as shown below in topo, table, trails (course flagging colors & rules here).
Shorter Recreational Course = up to 3 cycles of circuit skipping bootpack.

[Click in top right of map below to open in CalTopo for detailed course data.]