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Race Venue: RASTA @ Brandon Gap VT

IMPORTANT LINKS:
Weather Forecast & Hourly Weather Graph
Trail NetworkLodging
Driving Directions: Trailhead (min 2 racers/vehicle) or Shuttle / Carpool Lots West & East
Race Rules & Course Flagging (read & heed!)
Email List (join for race updates)
USSMA License Apply (10% entry fee discount plus other benefits)
Registration (morning-of race also available for add'l $10)

2021 Schedule for February 27 (Saturday):
9:00 = Registration opens.
9:30 = Registration closes; pre-race briefing and short group tour to start.
1:00 = Timing cut-off.
1:30 = Results, with prizes and schwag for all at the trailhead tent.
  • This backcountry ski race is entirely self-supported (no aid stations).
  • Ski patrollers are on duty, but far longer response & extrication times than resort.
  • Closest reliable cell reception = top of course & on highway ~1 mi west of trailhead.
  • Racer trailhead parking min 2 people / vehicle; other racers must park at shuttle locations.
Full Competitive Course = initial skin approach then 3 cycles of multiple-ascent/descent circuit as shown below in topo, table, trails (course flagging colors & rules here).
Shorter Recreational Course = up to 3 cycles of circuit skipping bootpack segment.

[Click in top right of map below to open in CalTopo for details.]