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Voile presents…….

Powder Keg Triple Crown Ski Mountaineering Race and Outdoor Research Vertfest

March 06 – 08, 2015

Friday: Sprint

Saturday: Powder Keg

Sunday: Technical Teams Race




Race registration at UltraSignup

The Powder Keg will be run in conjunction with Outdoor Research Vertfest.

Where: Brighton Ski Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah


  • 4:00 PM Start Time
  • 1 Division
  • Race Stats: 1 climb of 3-5 minutes with switchbacks, a booter, and gate descent
  • Race Entry: $20 (No day-of registration)


  • 8:00 AM Start Time
  • Elite & Heavy Metal Division Stats:  5 climbs, 6,500′ climbing, 10 miles
  • Rec Division Stats: 3 climbs, 3,700′, 6.5 miles
  • Race Entry: $65 ($75 on Friday, no registration after Friday packet pickup)


  • 8:00 AM Start
  • 1 Division – Teams of 2
  • Race Stats: 6 climbs, 8,600′, 14 miles
  • Required Additional Gear: harness, ascender, via ferrata
  • Race Entry: $65 per person / $130 per team ($75/$150 on Friday, no registration after Friday packet pickup)

Register by February 20, 2015 to get your technical race shirt.

Register for all 3 events for $140 per person (no registration after Thursday night – 05March2015).

You must race all 3 events for USSMA points (for the USSMA Cup and overall rankings).

Print, review, and sign the Race Waiver and bring to packet pick-up.


The Powder Keg is part of the 2014/2014 ISMF North American Race Series