3rd Annual Fernie Flying Viking Challenge

Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:30 AM (GMT-7)

Event info
Sport: Skiing - cross-country
Location: Fernie, BC, Canada
Registrations: 36
Registration closes: Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:01 PM (GMT-7)
Organized by: Fernie Nordic Society
Event website: www.fernienordic.com/vikingchallenge
Event notes
The event date has been moved from Saturday March 14 to Sunday March 15 at 10:30

Fernie’s third Flying Viking Challenge will be an approximately 50 km event, unsupported, on Sunday March 15th organized in cooperation with Fernie Alpine Resort. The registration fee is $25 per person and this secure website will accept your payment by a credit card. Registration closes at 3 pm on Saturday March 14, so do not delay!

From Elk Valley Nordic Centre and return to same point
From Warming Hut > Runt > long way around Galloway > ski hill connector > across the bottom of the hill to the Deer chair > Deer chair up > over to Silk trail > Scandia trail loop > Silk again > lower mountain back to the connector (no chair lift) > long way around Galloway > Runt > Hut This route would be done twice for the race. The course info with distance and route is on
this page.

There will be a cut off time for the second loop announced at the meeting on the morning of.

Options of 50 km (two loops) and 25 km (one loop) for each category
Solo Mens / Solo Womens / Solo U16

Participants to meet at the hut at 9:00 a.m. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. and there will be a cut off time to start the second lap announced on the morning of. Lift ticket for the Deer chair at Fernie Alpine Resort is included in your race fee (waiver completed ahead of time).

click here to complete the waiver (for using the chair lift). Waivers may also be filled in person at Guest Services at Fernie Alpine Resort from 8 am on Saturday and Sunday.

Use the classic or skate technique as you wish
Prizes for best costume (not only more fun, but proven to make you faster!).

This event is unsupported but there will be aid/food at the hut and at the bottom of the Deer chair for when the racers come around.
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