Marmot’s Revenge

March 17, 2018

Marmot’s Revenge

Marmot Basin Resort, Jasper Alberta

 

Website: Marmot’s Revenge Website

Registration: Zone 4

Any questions and volunteer info – please email Alex: alex@stiedacycling.com

 

The Marmot’s Revenge Skimo race will be held at Marmot Basin Ski Resort on Saturday, March 17, 2018. It will be the first year for a Skimo event at Marmot Basin! We are working hard to embrace the local culture of Jasper and be respectful of the opportunity that Marmot has offered us.

MAKE YOUR HOTEL ROOM BOOKING NOW! We are receiving a very special rate of $103 (for a double) from Mountain Park Lodges at the Lobstick hotel:
Call our reservations line at 1.888.852.7737
Booking Number: 901711
Group Name: Skimo Race
Cut off date to get the special rate must book by: DEADLINE March 1, 2018
Dates the rate is valid: March 15, 16 & 17, 2018
Standard Rooms: 2 beds

For this first year, we are offering 2 races:
1) Long Course: Elite men and women
2) Short Corse: Recreational, Juniors*, Split Ski and Masters**
*Juniors that want to race the long course, you will need to be at least 16 as of Dec 31, 2018.
**Masters who want to race the long course simply register as Senior racers.

 

Individual Race Timeline for Saturday, March 17, 2018
07:00 – 08:00 Assemble at Lower Chalet, Marmot Basin. Park at one of the upper parking lots, ski down to Lower Chalet with your day bag. Waiver completions, racer/volunteer lift tickets.
07:45 Registration closes for all racers
08:00 – 08:15 Individual race start lists
08:15 Individual race tech briefing, main floor Lower Chalet
08:30 – all racers upload to Mid-Mountain Lodge and store day bags at Mid-Mountain Lodge (this will be the finish area)
08:30 – volunteers upload with start lists and upload chairs to their stations
09:30 Racers to start corral, beacon check
10:00 Individual long course race start
10:10 Recreational, Juniors and Masters short course race start
14:00 Last racer finish
15:00 Draft results posted/appeals
15:00 Lunch Box provided at Mid-Mountain Lodge and awards ceremony
19:00 Italian Buffet (reduced rate) at the Lobstick hotel with Labatts beer provided!

 

Proposed Recreational Course Map
 

 

Proposed Elite Course Map
 

 

Each racer must be equipped with the following:
  • Alpine Touring (AT), Telemark, or Splitboard rig
  • Skins
  • Transceiver
  • Shovel
  • Probe
  • Day pack, food, hydration
  • Helmet
  • Inner & outer wear layers

 

See you there!