Vail Mountain Winter Uphill

Feb 18, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Vail Mountain Winter Uphill

Vail Mountain

Vail CO, 81658


Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $40
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 2.5M

Type: Hill Climb

Participant Limit: 350

Starting Elevation: 8120

High Point: 10346

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

Men's Record: Rickey Gates, 09

Masters Men Record: Bernie Boettcher, '08

Women's Record: Brandy Erholtz, 2009

Masters Women Record: Anita Ortiz, 08

Description: Run, Ski, snowshoe, yax--trax, or micro-spike, from the base of the Lionshead Gondola to top of gondola on groomed ski slopes. The course is 2300 vertical feet, approx. 2.5 miles. Two race categories: SKIS and NO SKIS. All ages and abilities welcome! We offer a non-competitive 'HIKE' division also. Dogs welcome; must be leashed, attended to, and must start in the back. Online registration only. Post race breakfast and party at Eagle's Nest. 160 finishers in 2015 event. PROCEEDS FROM THIS RACE BENEFIT THE U.S. MOUNTAIN RUNNING TEAM, and the event is help in the memory of LYNDON ELLEFSON, pioneer of the US Mountain Running Team. Sponsored by Vail Resorts, Vailmouttain Ski Patrol, Vail Athletic Club, Vail Vitality Center


Race event photo


Event Dates

Held on Feb 18, 2018

Held on Feb 19, 2017

Held on Feb 21, 2016

Held on Feb 22, 2015

Held on Feb 22, 2014

Held on Feb 10, 2013

Held on Feb 12, 2012

Held on Feb 19, 2011

Held on Feb 20, 2010

Held on Feb 21, 2009

Held on Feb 23, 2008

Event Results