Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort

  • Event Time 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Event Start Date January 6, 2019
  • Event Location 10901 Co Rd 117

The 2019 Heathen Challenge at Sunlight Mt. Resort will play host to the USSMA Worlds Team Qualifier.

This Individual race will determine who qualifies for the USSMA Worlds Team for the “TEAM RACE” discipline.

Race Designations…
< USSMA Worlds Team Qualifier Race

2018/19 USSMA LICENSES ARE MANDATORY TO QUALIFY!!!

> USSMA National Cup Series Race
> USSMA National Championship
COSMIC is the official Race Organizer and will be working closely with the USSMA and Sunlight.

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.  A USSMA membership / license is required to compete in the USSMA Race Divisions, and are the only divisions competing to qualify for the USSMA National / Worlds Team.  An ISMF license is not required.
You may register in person on Saturday for the sprint and individual race.  You cannot register in person on Sunday for the individual race.

 

USSMA / ISMF Race Divisions: (male/female for each) *USSMA member / license REQUIRED (ISMF license not needed).

  • Cadet (U17)
  • Junior (18, 19, 20)
  • Espoir (21, 22, 23)
  • Open (21+)
  • Masters (45+)

 

Recreation Divisions: (male/female for each) *No USSMA member / license needed.

  • Youth (U17)
  • Adult (21+)

 

TO DETERMINE YOUR RACING AGE:

For the 2018/19 season, your racing age is the age you will be on Dec 31st 2019.  For example, if a kid is currently 17, but will be 18 by the end of the year, their racing age is 18 and they will need to sign up for a Junior (18,19,20) member/license.

TENTATIVE Schedule:
Sunday January 6th – INDIVIDUAL Race
> 6-7:30am On site check in (NO DAY OF REG) 
> 7:55am Final race instruction – start line
> 8am Individual Race start
> 12pm Awards
**The individual race will be technical and include at least one boot pack.

 

Please click above to see full gear requirements and rules. 
A Basic gear check for beacon/probe/shovel/helmet worn will be done for entry to the starting corral. A detailed finish line gear check WILL be performed for top finishers of each division.

Course – Classic Heathen Challenge

SHORT COURSE MAP– 2 ascents / descents, ~3600 vert, ~6.5mi

LONG COURSE MAP – 3 ascents / descents, ~4640 vert, ~10.5mi

SEE PROFILE HERE