2019 Government Peak Climb

Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:00 AM (GMT-8)

Event info
Sport: Running - trail
Location: Palmer, AK, United States
Registrations: 171
Registration closes: Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:59 PM (GMT-8)
Organized by: Colony High School XC Skiing/ Mat-Su Ski Club

2019 Government Peak Climb

Event notes
Thank you for your support for the Colony High School XC Ski Team and the Mat-Su Ski Club!

Race date: June 1st, 2019
Race time is 11:00am
Race start will be at the Government Peak Rec Community Center (GPRA Chalet)
Entry Fee: $30 before May 19th, $40 May 19- May 30th, $50 day of race

Family entry: $100 for a family (immediate family only) (For Family registration Email me) (strabel@mtaonline.net) to sign up with names, ages, genders, and I will give you the instructions how to sign up. (Must sign up before May 30th)

Training on the mountain: Of course, although the gate at the bottom of the hill closes at 10pm
email me for current conditions (strabel@mtaonline.net)
Please be aware that there is some trail construction going on and detour signs will be posted.

Directions to the race start:
From Anchorage:
North on the Glenn Hwy (continue onto the Parks Hwy)
Exit at Trunk Rd
North on Trunk Rd (go through a round-about, stoplight, round-about)
Turn left on Palmer Fish-hook Rd
North on Palmer Fish-hook Rd for 4.5miles
Turn left on Edgerton Parks Rd (mile 7.1 Palmer Fish-hook rd)
Travel 1 mile
Turn north on Mountain trails road, drive 1 mile

Parking: Parking at the Government Peak Chalet. This is a Mat-Su Boro Parking area and there is a $5 fee, State Park Passes DO NOT WORK here.

Gate hours: Please be aware that there is a gate to the access road, and it will be open from 8am-10pm.

if you have any further questions or emergencies come up you can reach me at

Thank you,
Mark Strabel
Race Director / Colony High School XC Ski Team Coach
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