1st Annual Tellurando

The 1st Annual Tellurando Ski Mountaineering Race will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

This event is being put on by Telluride Ski Resort, Jagged Edge Mountain Gear and COSMIC to benefit the Peter Inglis Avalanche Education Fund. There will be two separate races, the pro division, a team race, and a rec race for individuals.

PRO RACE: 5:30 AM Start in front of Jagged Edge
18 Miles and 12,000 Vertical
Partner Race, $175/ team

REC RACE: 7:00 AM Start at the base of Comp Hill in Mountain Village
12 Miles and 8,000 Vertical
Individual Race, $95/ person

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE

“Race Category” Specific Rules and Gear Requirements:

  • Racers are required to carry standard snow safety equipment: avalanche probe, avalanche shovel and 457 kHz avalanche beacons
  • A pack that can carry skis
  • Hydration source (bottle or bladder)
  • Goggles, helmet shield or sunglasses
  • Windproof upper body layer must be worn or carried in pack
  • Skis must be alpine style skis with metal edges (no split boards), randonee or 75mm or NTN telemark bindings are acceptable
  • Climbing skins

“Rec Category” Gear Requirements:

  • Racers are required to carry a hydration source (bottle or bladder)
  • Goggles, helmet shield or sunglasses
  • Windproof upper body layer must be worn or carried in pack
  • Rec participants must also be on alpine style skis or split boards with metal edges
  • Randonee, tech, telemark or split board bindings are all acceptable in this category
  • All participants are required to use climbing skins

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