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4 Dec 2010 - 5 Dec 2010

1. Selkirk Classic

Canada (British Columbia)

Organizer: Golden Alpine Holidays
Place: Northern Selkirks, British Columbia
Event type: individual
Description: Two racing categories: Elite and Hardcore will be offered for this year\'s event. (Max 14 participants for each category or 28 racers total). Hardcore will race within the Mayvill Creek Basin in the Sunrise Lodge Area between 3500-5500\' vertical elevation gain. Elite will race from Meadow Lodge to Sunrise Lodge between 4500-7500\' vertical elevation gain. All racers will be flown to their respective lodges on December 4th for safety/avalanche sessions plus gear check. The \"CLASSIC\" begins at 9:30 AM on Sunday December 5th after which participants will be flown back to GAH Staging Facility on Trans Canada highway 50 kilometers from Golden BC.

Registration fee: 250 USD per racer
Observations: North America\'s earliest Ski Mountaineering Event of the Season is taking place at Golden Alpine Holidays. $250 per person includes a chance for Prizes, Helicopter Travel, Overnight Accommodation and Meals. Last season GAH hosted the Esplanade Epic. The Epic was the first ever SkiMo race held from remote backcountry lodge. It was such a monstrous success we\'re doing it again.

Web: http://www.goldenalpineholidays.com/community/Blog/Selkirk-Classic-International-SkiMo-Race.html?change_season=winter
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