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North Face Vertical Challenge  North Face Vertical Challenge

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

On Mountain

Are you up for the challenge? Skiers and snowboarders will test their endurance during Alyeska Resort’s fourth annual North Face Vertical Challenge, a day-long race in which 100 competitors vie to see who can get the most accumulated vertical on the North Face from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm.  Contestants will use a special gate to access the steep and wide open North Face and the winner will be the man and woman with the most laps at the end of the day for their discipline.

Awards by the Tramway Cafe at 6:30pm


  • Open to Snowboard | Telemark | Alpine
  • Divisions: Men's & Women's
  • Advanced registration required. No entries will be accepted on Race Day.
  • Event is $50, not including your lift ticket.
  • All participants must sign a Liability Release FormRegistration and Model Release Form.
  • Parental signature required if under 18.
  • 8:30am – 9am bib hand out 
  • 9am safety briefing
  • 9:30am – 5:30pm race
  • Awards 6:30pm by the Tramway Cafe (2nd floor of Hotel)
    • Men’s & Women’s: Alpine, Snowboard, Telemark Prizes:
      • 1st $150 gift card
      • 2nd $100 gift card
      • 3rd $75 gift card
  • Helmets required.
  • Call 754-2275 for race information and registration.