Snow Mountain Stampede takes place March 7-8 |

Snow Mountain Stampede takes place March 7-8

Special to the Sky-Hi News

The 32nd Annual Snow Mountain Stampede for recreational skiers, local racers and national competitors takes place March 7 & 8 with all competitors vying for the podium, goodie-bags and cheers from family and friends.

The YMCA of the Rockies-Snow Mountain Ranch will host two days of classic and skate races. Ultra-fast trail conditions with lots of snow and more on the forecast are expected. Overnight lodging specials are available at Snow Mountain Ranch and the Nordic center is hosting a Stampede sale.

Saturday's freestyle races offer 10k, 21k and 42k options followed by a picnic and a 2k children's race. Sunday's races start with the 2k kids race then include the classic 10k, 21k and 42k races with a 5k Adaptive race. For the ambitious, try the 'double-double' and ski both days. Don't forget to stick around for the picnic and awards each day with raffle prizes as well.

For more information visit You can register in person at the Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center or go to Prizes are awarded for overall and age placements.