The 17th annual Wasatch Powder Keg backcountry race will be held on February 23-24 at Brighton Ski Resort. The Powder Keg is a test of speed, strength, and endurance for any backcountry skier.
This year will feature 2 races and racers have the option of doing an individual race or both.
Friday 2/22 will be the mandatory pre-race meeting for the Saturday race.
Saturday 2/23 will be the traditional Powder Keg Individual Race.
Sunday 2/24 will be a fast paced Vertical Race with a single climb of ~1,400’ from Milly Chalet to the top of the Milly Express lift.
As always, the race will have captivating views of Heber Valley, Mt Nebo, Mt Timpanogos, and the Cottonwood Canyons. The race and heavy metal divisions will cover 11 miles and have 6 climbs for a little over 6,000’ of climbing. The Recreational division will cover 6.5 miles and have 4 climbs for 3,500’ of climbing. All divisions will have categories for male/female.
There will be a BBQ, awards ceremony, and raffle following the Saturday race at the Milly Chalet.
For more details see www.wasatchpowderkeg.com
SATURDAY RACE ENTRY:
SUNDAY RACE ENTRY:
2019/02/23 - 2019/02/23
Additional time info:
Friday 2/22 6:30 pm will be a one hour mandatory pre-race meeting for the Saturday race.