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February 24, 2024: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Embark on a backcountry adventure like never before at the ROAM Arc'teryx Backcountry Relay as part of Coldsmoke 2024.

This thrilling event is designed to test your abilities and promote safe backcountry adventure, all while having a blast on the hill. Get ready for a day filled with the sheer joy of exploring the untamed wilderness and show off your prowess among likeminded backcountry enthusiasts!

The Relay consists of teams of two performing four challenges. Each team will need to bring a frying pan to carry with them along each step of the relay (so the lighter the better!) When the 1st teammate finishes step 3, they will tag the 2nd teammate and pass off the frying pan. When the 2nd teammate finishes step 3, both teammates can get started on building their fire. And don't forget that you'll have to eat the fried egg so you'll definitely want to make sure it's cooked all the way through!

1st teammate 2nd teammate
1. Uphill ski tour 1. Uphill ski tour
2. Bootpack and beacon search to find fire-starting supplies 2. Bootpack and egg pick-up
3. A slalom-style ski back down 3. A slalom-style ski back down, while making sure to not crack your egg
4. A fire-building contest to cook & eat the best backcountry style fried egg

Before the relay, we'll ask each team to estimate how long it will take them to complete the entire course. We'll have a podium for the three fastest teams, plus some stellar swag courtesy of our friends at ROAM and Arc'teryx for best costume and best matched time. So don't worry if you're not the speediest; just bring your stoke and you could win some incredible prizes.

The ROAM Arc'teryx Backcountry Relay starts at 10:00am at the Hummingbird Lodge with the podium there as well.

Cost: $40 per person

Note: Firewood, firestarter, and eggs will be provided. Teams will need to bring their own frying pan.

*A Season Pass or Lift Ticket is required. Clinic participants who do not have a Season Pass are eligible for 25% off All Mountain Full-Day Lift Tickets at Guest Services.*

Register Here

Registration closes at 6:30pm on Friday, February 23.

Event Schedule

8:30am - 9:30am Check-in Hummingbird Lodge Patio
9:30am - 9:45am Athletes Meeting Hummingbird Lodge Classroom
10:00am ROAM Backcountry Relay Start Hummingbird Lodge
1:00pm - 1:30pm Results & Podium Hummingbird Lodge

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