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5 Dec 2009

1. The Tiki Torch Dash

Canada (British Columbia)

Organizer: Kicking Horse Mtn Resort
Place: Golden BC
Night Event
Event type: vertical race
Description:
On December 5th, KHMR and the Golden Skimo Team are proud to host the first races on the Canadian Calender. The night will consist of two separate races, a vertical race from the Gondola Plaza at the base to the top of the Pioneer lift. The second heat of the night will be a teams relay of about 500 ft vertical, where both members of the team will complete 2 laps(4 total per team). Apres and awards will be hosted at the base of the Mountain and racers are encouraged to stay and enjoy the nightlife and celebrate the beginning of a new season.
Both races will be held after dark, so headlamps are mandatory equiptment to enter. Alpine tourers, telemarkers, splitboarders and snowshoers are all welcome but racers looking to attain ISMF points rankings will have to comply with a standardized gear list. There will be awards for best costumes as well as best times.

Observations:
Vertical-race by teams of 2

Technical director: Ian Gale
Web: http://www.kickinghorseresort.com/
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