Helly Hansen Big Mountain Challenge
Rocky Mountain Freeride Series
Dates:
Saturday, Sunday: Mar 17 - Mar 18
Peak 6, Breckenridge Ski Resort
IFSA Regional Event

Helly Hansen Big Mountain Challenge

Registration:
Friday 2:00pm-4:00pm 
Saturday & Sunday 7:15am-8:15am 

Event Schedule:
**No Venue Skiing on Friday

Day 1: Saturday 3/17/2018
7:15am - 8:15am: Check-in Ski Hill Grill
8:15am:  Mandatory Athlete Meeting Sevens Restaurant Patio
8:30am: Lifts Open/ Athlete Load (Independence Super Chair to Kensho via
Wunderlust Trail, see route directions below)
9:00am - 10:00am: Course Inspection Peak 6
10:10am-3:00pm: Competition
4:00pm: Awards Base of Peak 7

Day 2: Sunday 3/18/2018
7:15am - 8:15am: Check-in Ski Hill Grill
8:15am:  Mandatory Athlete Meeting Sevens Restaurant Patio
8:30am: Lifts Open/ Athlete Load (Independence Super Chair to Kensho via
Wunderlust Trail, see route directions below)
9:00am - 10:00am: Course Inspection Peak 6
10:10am-3:00pm: Competition
4:00pm: Awards Base of Peak 7

*Schedule subject to change due to weather

*All schedule changes will be announced at athlete meetings

*Personal Protective Equipment and Avalanche Gear is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!

Lift Tickets:

Child (12 & Under) $55 Adult (13 & Older) $70

Ticket Window Locations: 
Gondola Ticket Window Office- Base of the Gondola
Pk 7 Ticket Window- Inside Rental Shop next to Sevens Restaurant 
Pk 8 Ticket Window- base of the Colorado Lift 

Parking:
Gondola Lot - $15
Airport Rd. - Free

Course:
Peak 6- Hike to Serenity and Six Senses (course map TBA) 

Ski Patrol Number:
970.453.7393

Directions and Routes to Venues: 
(Gondola Hours: 7:00am- 5:30pm,  Independence Super Chair: 8:30-4:00)

Peak 8 Base Meetings and Registration: Ski Hill Grill Park at South Gondola Lot
Transfer Center/ Gondola Bottom Terminal -> Gondola to top terminal (3rd stop) Peak 8 Base -> Exit Gondola and head toward lifts/ slope -> Ski Hill Grill on right side

Peak 7 Base: Sevens Restaurant (Athlete Meetings) 
Park at South Gondola Lot -> Transfer Center/ Gondola Bottom Terminal -> Gondola to 2nd terminal Peak 7 Base -> Sevens is on Patio across from Independence Lift Terminal 

Peak 6 Venue from Base of Pk 7:

Independence SuperChair to top (Pioneer Crossing Restaurant) -> Ski around front side of Pioneer Crossing and enter Wanderlust Trail -> Stay High on this trail!
Ski this trail conservatively as there are many exposed rocks in certain areas -> Wanderlust turns right and becomes Delirium -> Delirium to bottom Kensho Superchair -> Kensho Superchair to top.
Athletes and Coaches hike past Patrol Hut to gate to a 675 step hike to ridge and venue start.

Spectators can ski down Bliss, through Serenity Gate to spectator viewing and finish area. (Please use caution for exposed rock and ungroomed terrain when leaving venue if using Euphoria trail.)
Recommended exit is Delirium.

Independence Super Chair to top. (Pioneer Crossing Restaurant) -> Ski around to Angel’s Rest trail -> Stay on Angel’s Rest to Bottom of Zendo Chair -> Zendo Chair to top and look down hill right  to Kensho Superchair Load -> Kensho Superchair to top.

Venue to Awards Peak 7 Base:
Delirium out of finish area to Lost Horizon -> Lost Horizon becomes Monte Cristo (This is a slow skiing zone!!) -> Monte Cristo to Peak 7 Base area.

 
 

 

This IFSA sanctioned event features Peak 6 – Breck’s newest terrain.

The Sixth Senses area of Peak 6 features steep lines, tight chutes, and big cliff drops.

This event will test some of the best big mountain Freeskiers in the country as they compete for points in the IFSA series.

Event Contact: Shannon Moller - rockymountainfreerideseries@gmail.com

Divisions: Skiing & Snowboarding:

  • Under 12
  • 12-14 
  • 15-18

IFSA Series Event Level: Junior Regional

Registraton Opening Date: Registration opens on 2/3 @ 7:00 PM MST - Be sure to put this on your calendar as events fill up QUICK!

This is a spectator friendly event – so come to Peak 6 to watch athletes rip lines some only dream about.

 

To register and for additional information visit

Freeskiers.org. Rockymountainfreerideseries.com