Our Picks For This Weekend, March 3-5

3-4 | Fifth Annual Winterbike Festival, Burke, Vt.

Hundreds head to East Burke as The Kingdom Trails and Mountain Bike Vermont  host winter’s biggest bike event and party with fat bike demos, lunch and beverages, music, fire, sugar on snow, games, races, and swag. kingdomtrail.org.

4 | The Frigid Infliction, Bolton Valley, Vt.

This 8-hour winter adventure requires you to navigate using a topographical map and compass. Snowshoe and cross country ski through the course and be ready for surprises. gmara.org

4 | Castlerock Extreme Challenge, Warren, Vt.

Advanced skiers tackle the terrain on Sugarbush’s Paradise run to find the best skier on the mountain and claim a $1,000 cash prize. sugarbush.com **This event was originally to be held at Castlerock Peak, but has been moved to Paradise due to conditions.

4 | Jay Peak Skimo Challenge, Jay, Vt.

One monster randonnée race challenges the advanced ski-mountaineer. The course is 8 miles with 4,920 feet elevation gain. jaypeakresort.com

5 | High Fives Fat Ski a Thon, Warren, Vt.

Lap the Summit Quad on your widest planks. Each lap completed on “fat” skis of 70 millimeters or more will raise money to support the High Fives Foundation. sugarbush.com

5 | Jack Jump World Championships at Mount Snow, Dover, Vt.

The Jack Jump World Championships return to Mount Snow’s racecourse complete with speed, racing action and great crashes. mountsnow.com

** The Extreme Skiing Challenge at Smugglers’ Notch, listed in Vermont Ski + Ride’s latest print calendar, has been postponed until Sunday, March 12.