VP, Marketing & Sales, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
Ski touring races have been growing in popularity in the local region and beyond, the concept is a perfect fit for the resorts demographics, terrain and overall appeal.
Moving with the momentum of last year’s unique event, the 2013 race will embody similar course elements with the addition of further resort animation, attendance and media coverage – Ian Gale has designed and created one of the most challenging and scenic races.
The event will be sanctioned by the Alpine Club of Canada & the US Ski Mountaineering Association and will follow the IFSM ski touring race rules and regulations.
The award winning Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, will be the focal point for the event, with a clover leaf course that will have athletes, starting, finishing and looping through the top of the mountain during the race.
Dogtooth Dash/ Continental Ski-Mo Championship dates: March 16 and 17.
Anticipated public visits on race day: 3000
Registration goal for year one of the race 80+
Registration fee: $65 including a 2 day lift ticket
Ski, skin, hike layout spread out over terrain in KHMR controlled recreational area
Total vertical climb 4300 ft, Total ski vertical 4300
Course utilizes 3 major bowls, 3 ridges and 2 peaks
Run in partnership with the Ski Mountaineering Competition of Canada / Alpine Club of Canada & the US Ski Mountaineering Association