Feb 23 2019
2019 WASATCH POWDERKEG Backcountry Ski Race

2019 WASATCH POWDERKEG Backcountry Ski Race

Presented by UTAH SKIMO at Brighton Ski Resort

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

Admission Info


  • $65 before February 1
  • $75 February 1-February 21 (registration closes at 6PM)
  • $85 Friday, February 22 packet pickup, no registration after Friday packet pickup


  • $15 before February 21 (registration closes at 6PM)
  • $20 on February 22 Individual Race Meeting
  • No Day of Registration


Phone: 6125996892

Email: chad@wasatchpowderkeg.com

Dates & Times

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.

Location Info

Brighton Ski Resort

8302 South Brighton Loop Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84121