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The Stowe Derby is one of the oldest and most unique ski races in North America. It started in 1945 as a personal challenge between two skiers to race from the top of Mt. Mansfield to the village of Stowe on a single pair of skis. Today the race attracts more than 900 skiers. The course is about 20K and descends Mt. Mansfield’s Toll Road to the Stowe Recreation Path. There is also a kids race and a fatbike division.
6 km Mass Start: Course TBD based on Snow, all ages welcome.
Kids Race/Short Course Start: 8:30 am
Racers responsible for your own transportation to the race.
20 km: Course TBD based on Snow, 14 years and older welcome.
Freestyle Start: 10:00 am
Classic Start: 12:00 pm
Meister: Race in both the Freestyle & Classic. Racers will be seeded at the beginning of each leg of the race.
Buses will transport racers starting at 8:30 am on Race Day to the Mansfield Lodge located at Stowe Mountain Resort. Racers will be given a 1 time lift ticket at Bib Pick Up for the chairlift ride to the start. Racers in the Meister category are responsible for transportation.
Fat Bike Course
14 km: Course starts at the Base of Toll House Lift. Racers are responsible for all transportation.
Fat Bike Start: 1:30 pm
Bib Pick Up
We encourage everyone to get their bibs on Saturday!
Saturday, January 12th: 3-5pm at Stowe High School
Sunday, January 13th, Race Day: Starting at 7:30am at Stowe High School
Post Awards Celebration
3pm-5pm at the Trapp’s Bierhall. Dress in your favorite Derby-Themed Hat!