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THE YMIR CLIMBER

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - February 4 @ 2:00 pm

VERTICAL RACE, INDIVIDUAL RACE, & RELAY RACE at Whitewater Resort in Nrelson.

Age Categories

  • Junior (18 & Under), Adult (19-49), Masters (50+)

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Vertical Race
Starting from the Hummingbird Lodge, up Quartz Ski Way to the top of the Raven chair, the Vertical Race consists of a single ascent completed entirely on skis or a splitboard using skins. There is no bootpacking or downhill skiing involved.

Individual Race
Up the King, down Goat Trees, up Summit, over to West Ymir, down West Ymir, up the King, up the Half Dome bootpack, down Goat’s Slide, back to the
Lodge. The Individual Race has multiple ascents and descents, and will take racers anywhere from 1.5 – 3 hours to complete. This race approximates a “normal” ski tour, with climbs being a mix of on- and off-piste skinning, bootpacking, and descents including everything from groomed runs to backcountry skiing.

Relay Race
This 2026 Winter Olympics event takes place in a team of two competitors, with each member of the team carrying out a circuit one after the other and each athlete racing twice through Upper Concentrator and Jackpot. This is quite a fast event; with approximately 120m of vertical, each circuit lasts about 15 minutes including 2 ascents and 2 descents, one of which will include a bootpack.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2023, Vertical Race

There are male & female elite & heavy metal categories for the Vertical Race.

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Check-in for all events at The Hummingbird Lodge

2:15pm: Athletes Meeting at The Hummingbird Lodge

2:30pm: Warm up

3:30pm: Vertical Race start

4:30pm: Cutoff for Finishing

5:00pm: Cutoff for After Race Check-in

5:00pm: Results posted

5:30pm: Podium at The Hummingbird Lodge

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2024, Individual Race

There are male & female elite & heavy metal categories for the Individual Race.

7:30am – 8:15am: Check-in at Coal Oil Johnny’s Pub

8:15am: Athletes Meeting

8:30am: Warm up

9:15am: Pre-Race Transceiver Check

9:30am: Individual Race start

2:00pm: Cutoff for Finishing

2:30pm: Cutoff for After Race Check-in

2:30pm: Results posted

3:00pm: Podium in the base area

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2024, Relay Race

There is a male/female elite category & male/male, female/female, and male/female heavy metal categories for the Relay Race.

7:30am – 8:15am: Check-in at Coal Oil Johnny’s Pub

8:15am: Athletes Meeting

8:30am: Warm up

9:30am: Course Inspection

10:00am: Qualifying Round start

11:00am: Finals B Relay Race start

12:00pm: Finals A Relay Race start

1:30pm: Results posted

2:00pm: Podium in the base area

 

Details

Start:
February 2 @ 12:00 pm
End:
February 4 @ 2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://skiwhitewater.com/events/the-ymir-climber/

Organizer

Whitewater Ski Resort
Phone
613-914-5219
Email
events@skiwhitewater.com
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Other

Community
Nelson

Venue

Whitewater Ski Resort
Whitewater Ski Hill Rd
Nelson BC, V1L 5R3
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Phone
250 354 4944
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