Tuesday, February 16, 2010

2010 Race Course and Rec. Course Revealed!

In celebration of the 10th running of the Jackson randonee race, we're introducing new and tougher courses for both the Race and Rec divisions.

The pro course, dishing out more than 7500 vertical feet of skinning and bootpacking will be sure to test the fitness of every racer. This course will demand leg strength to match lung capacity. The descents will feature some of Jackson's most renowned North-facing steeps: Alta One and Tower Three Chutes. These runs have never seen a Pisten Bully, are littered with bumps and will hopefully be covered in Spring powder.

The bootpack up Corbet's Couloir returns with a vengeance this year, as the cornice is as large as ever. The short skin from the couloir to the summit of Rendezvous Mountain will have skiers ripping skins in front of the sunny deck at Corbet's Cabin for a top to bottom run of 4000 feet. Just when you thought you could smell the burgers at Nick Wilson's Cafe, slap your skins back on for a 1400 foot climb of off-piste skinning. Now it's time to head for the finish, awards and raffle, but don't relax just yet. Lower Tram Line is no cakewalk!

You can download Course Maps by clicking on the following links:

RACE COURSE - Full Resolution

RACE COURSE - Reduced Size

REC. COURSE - Full Resolution

REC. COURSE - Reduced Size


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  2. Dear Anonymous-

    Actually, the entry fee last year was $43 + $35 including a JHMR ticket to race. This year the race fee is $60 and includes a ticket to race. That's definitely not triple. I'm not sure what you're referring to when you say you spent 2 grand on a pass? I assume you mean a JHMR season pass. This race is not affiliated with JHMR beyond the fact that we run the race course at the Resort. JHMR does not run this race.

    To sum up: The race entry fee is $60 and having or not having a season pass is irrelevant other than you being able to ski with your season pass after the race.

    If you have any questions, please send me an email and I'll be happy to answer them. Thanks