Jun 11, 2023 at 11:30 AM

Pepi’s Face-Off

250 Vail Rd

Vail CO, 81657


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Entry Fee $40
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $55
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes


Type: Hill Climb

Starting Elevation: 8200

High Point: 8450

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2017


A 30-minute uphill/downhill dash. Run 860-foot laps on the legendary tourist trap, Pepi’s Face on Vail Mountain. When the timer hits 30, the horn blows, and it’s a mad sprint to the finish! The speedsters with the most completed laps wins.

Pepi’s Face-Off will also be the 2019 GMC Ultimate Mountain Challenge‘s final event. Stick around post-race to see who will be crowned male & female UMC champion and take home the largest prize pack in Mountain Games history!



Past Event Dates

Held on Jun 12, 2022

Held on Jun 13, 2021

Held on Aug 23, 2020

Held on Jun 07, 2020

Held on Jun 09, 2019

Held on Jun 10, 2018

Held on Jun 11, 2019

Event Results

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