The Vertical Challenge is a free, fun race down Thunderbolt, open to all ages and abilities, skiers and snowboarders alike. A valid lift ticket or season pass is required along with a Signed Release/Waiver(those under 18 years of age need a Parent/Guardian signature). Come out and enjoy a variety of free samples from sponsors. Prizes will be awarded to all competitors. Purchase your lift pass at the ticket window then head over to the Alpine Eatery for early registration at 8:00am. Start time for the race is 11:00am followed by an Awards Ceremony in the Mountain Room at approximately 3:00pm. With Male/Female and Snowboard/Skier categories for many age groups- there are many opportunities to be a top finisher. This is a family fun event so join us for the day!!