ALYESKA SKIMEISTER RETURNS SATURDAY APRIL 21ST
It’s BACK for 2018! The Girdwood Nordic Ski Club and Alyeska Resort present the 2018 SkiMeister; a FUN combo of Alpine, Nordic and Bike racing. Start at the top of the tram for the alpine descent, transition at the hotel for the bike and nordic legs. Individuals and Teams, Race and Recreation classes are welcome. Prizes for all competitors, food, music, and silent auction!! Proceeds of the race support the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club! Celebrate Alyeska’s final weekend with one final hoorah!
This is a FUNdraiser and all proceeds go toward the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club. PRIZES for ALL competitors from AMH, Bear Tooth, Slack Tide Gallery, Java Haus, Chain Reaction Cycles, PowderHound, Skinny Raven, Bake Shop and More.
The race starts and ends at the Hotel Alyeska. Please park at the back lots of the Hotel Alyeska. There is a small CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR TRANSITION ZONE & DAY OF REGISTRATION: The new transition zone & drop-off for Nordic and Bike Equipment will be at the Nordic Trail Parking Lot at the End of Arlberg Road. Bib Pick-Up and Day-Of Registration will also be a this location from 8:30 – 9:30 AM
2018 ALYESKA SKIMEISTER SCHEDULE:
8:30 – 9:30 AM – Bib Pick-Up, Day of Registration, & Gear Drop-Off at Transition Staging Zone, end of Arlberg Rd.
9:50 AM – Mandatory Safety Meeting at Base of Tram.
10:00 AM – Upload on Tram for all Competitors
10:30 AM – Start-Time
2018 SKIMEISTER RACE ROUTE*:
ALPINE – From the Top of the Tram, Up Mighty Mite Run to Trapline, Down thru the Vons, Chair 7 to the Hotel, and Out the CPG Cat Road.
NORDIC – From the Transition Zone, RACE class will do a 5 KM Loop. Recreation class will do a 4 or 1.5 KM Loop (Up to each Recreational Competitor)
BIKE – From Transition Zone, ride on the CPG Cat Road OUT, Winner Creek RETURN, Finish at the Arlberg Parking Lot at the Transition Zone.
TRANSITION ZONE will be at the Nordic Trail Parking Lot at the end of Arlberg.
* Final Small Modifications of the route may be adjusted as warranted by conditions.
Online pre-registration has been extended until 12pm Friday, April 20th…On-site registration will be available day-of but the prices increase!