Tomorrow is the 4th Annual Cataomount Trail Challenge Trapps to Bolton Race/Tour. The weather looks pretty good and we have received record snow this week.
Come on out cheer on everyone who is skiing from Trapps to Bolton tomorrow morning.
Course: Race or tour this beautiful but physically challenging course on one of the most spectacular sections of the Catamount Trail. Course length is 17km from the start at the Trapp Family Touring Center in Stowe, with a 2300 ft vertical climb over Bolton Mtn and a 1300 ft vertical descent to Bolton Valley Nordic Center. 70% of the trail is ungroomed, 30% is groomed. Non-competitive skiers should plan on taking 3.5 to 4.5 hours to complete the full length of the course.
The men’s course record for this event is held by Eli Enman of Huntington, VT set in 2010 with a time of 1:31:02 while the women’s course record was set by JoAnn Hanowski of Underhill, VT in 2009 with a time 2:16:45.
Leisurely Tour Start at 10:00am for non-competitive skiers.
Mass Start Race at 11:30am for competitive racers.
Time Estimates: Tour participants should expect to take at least four hours while racer’s times may vary from one and a half hours to almost three hours.
Post Race Activities: Meal following finish and raffle and awards for participants at 2:30pm.