America's Uphill Info
Aspen's favorite spring ritual - a 3000 foot climb up Aspen Mountain finishing at the Sundeck Restaurant at 11,212 feet. Participants are stretched to their athletic limits on this sensory stimulating course. With a combination of steep inclines and mellow plateau’s the race to the finish is always exciting and demanding. Attracting hundreds of racers each year, the race brings together snowshoers, Nordic skiers, telemark skiers, and Randonee skiers for this 2.5 mile trek.
The America's Uphill begins at the base of Little Nell and climbs 3267 feet up the Aspen Mountain ski area finishing at the Sundeck Restaurant at an elevation of 11,212 feet.
Open category (stabilicers, running shoes, snowshoes, Yaxtrax, etc)
Track Skis (lightweight skating/diagonal gear)
Telemark (full metal edged skis with a 3-pin or cable binding)
Heavy Metal (alpine skis, randonee bindings, plastic boots)
Go to Aspenspecialevents.com for all the details and to register.