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Shifty Drift

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$35

 

 

Get ready for the Shifty Drift! Join Hilltop Ski Area and the Trek Bicycle Store of Anchorage for an insane bike dual slalom race.

What is a fat bike dual slalom race? Dual slalom is an bike racing discipline consisting of two racers racing two almost identical tracks next to each other down a slope. Each racer completes four runs, two runs on each course. The course at Hilltop will be relatively short and shouldn’t take more than 60 seconds to complete. This slalom course will be marked with traditional dual-panel ski racing gates and will include features like berms and bumps. Tires must be at least 3.8” wide to compete.

Categories will be determined by how many people sign up for the event.

This is a fundraiser for Phase 2 of the new bike park at Hilltop! Donations will be accepted during the entry process, so sign up today! All net proceeds will be donated to Hilltop.

What to bring/What is provided

Participants must use a fat tire bike with at least 3.8″-wide tires. Narrower tires will not be allowed on the course. Helmets are mandatory.

Racers will wear ski race bibs. It is important that the bibs be returned to Hilltop after the race. You may not keep them.

Course

Hilltop is constructing a snowboard cross course that will be repurposed for our event. Two participants will race side by side down two similar courses. The course will be defined by ski gates. Racers must pass through the gates. If a gate is missed, the rider must return uphill to correctly navigate the course, or the rider will be disqualified.

Each rider will complete four total runs, two on each side. The lowest cumulative score will determine the winners in each category. The categories will be determined based on the number of entrants.

Awards

An award ceremony will take place after the last racers are finished. The ceremony will take place in front of the Hilltop Chalet in the beer garden.

Awards will be presented based on the categories determined by the race director. Categories will be determined by the number of people who sign up.

Winners will be determined by the lowest cumulative time over the four completed runs.

Venue

Hilltop Ski Area
7015 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK 99507 United States
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Phone:
(907) 346-2169
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