This Weekend’s Best Events

The snow’s coming this weekend, and there’s plenty to do. 

2 | Triple Crown Vertical Challenge, Mad River Glen

The second leg of the Triple Crown Competition Series sees how many vertical feet competitors can ski in a day.

3 | Frigid Infliction & Test Your Nettle, Bolton Valley

With your team of 2 or 3, navigate through the backcountry of Bolton Valley (8 hours), or, if that’s too much time in the cold, ‘Test Your Nettle’ for 3-5 hours. Registration includes a post-event dinner and prize raffle entry.

3 | Skimo East Randonne Race, Jay Peak

A 9-mile ski mountaineering race with 5,250 feet of climbing. The course includes a steep boot pack, many transitions and off-piste descents. Part of SkimoEast’s race series.

3-4 | Slash and Berm Banked Challenge, Killington Resort

Snowboarders race a technical slalom course down Bear Mountain with curves, knolls and drops.

3-4 | Smugglers’ Notch Extreme, Smugglers’ Notch Resort

Some of the best (or simply bravest) skiers take on some of the narrowest, most challenging terrain: The Madonna headwall, an ungroomed steep with a double fall line descent filled with cliffs, bumps, trees, chutes, and stumps. Competitors will be judged on line, control, fluidity, technique and style.

4 | Pico Skimo, Pico Mountain

Ski mountaineering action comes to Pico this winter with a new race organized by the Endurance Society, with three laps, gaining 2,000 feet up the mountain.

4 | Winterbike, Kingdom Trails, East Burke

Get a taste of what fatbiking is all about with demos, group rides, and a party that draws hundreds to the epic trails of East Burke,  Kingdom Trails.