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Powder Keg Ski Mountaineering Race and Backcountry Events

February 23, 2019

Saturday: Individual Race and Backcountry Clinics

Race registration at UltraSignup

The Powder Keg will once again be partnering with Utah Avalanche Center for a full day of gear demos, clinics, food, and music. Visit the UAC event page for clinic details.

Where: Brighton Ski Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah


  • Individual Race
    • 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
    • Junior Division Stats: 3 climbs, 2,400′, 5.3 miles
    • Race Entry: $75 ($85 on Friday, no registration after Friday packet pickup)
  • Backcountry Clinics

Register for the Individual Race by February 16, 2019 to reserve your technical race shirt

Register for the backcountry clinics at the UAC event page

Print, review, and sign the Powder Keg Race Waiver and the Brighton Waiver prior to Friday’s race check-in.


The Powder Keg is operated on United States National Forest System Lands on a permit issued by the Salt Lake Ranger District