2016 Camel's Hump Challenge
- Camel's Hump State Park, Camel's Hump Nordic Ski Area
- March 6, 2016
- 08:30AM - 04:30PM
- Fee: Minimum $150 in donations
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Date: Sunday, MARCH 6, 2016 (back up date Sunday, March 13, 2016)
Where: Camel’s Hump State Park, start at Camel's Hump Nordic Ski Area trails, Huntington, VT
Length: 13.25 miles
Duration: 5 – 8 hours depending on skier
Fee: Minimum $150 in donations
Purpose: Raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter.
What: The Camel’s Hump Challenge is a unique wilderness ski touring event which brings spirited backcountry skiers together to ski entirely around the perimeter of Camel’s Hump (13+ miles). Participants raise money to support their “Round the Hump” trek. All skiers collect a minimum of $150 in pledges and/or donations to fund education and outreach support for Vermonters living with Alzheimer's and their caregiving networks. Registration is open!
Special Considerations: The Camel's Hump Challenge offers Nordic skiing in a remote wilderness environment. Participation demands a high degree of physical conditioning and competence in backcountry skiing. Skiers must be properly prepared and equipped with backcountry boots, skis and the appropriate clothing. There will be a sweep group following behind the participants. If for any reason you have doubts about your ability to make the full trip, please sponsor another skier or teamVisit Event Website for More Info