Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge

The Vertical Challenge Race Series is a free, fun race open to all ages and abilities.

Sun Mar 9 2014

Pico Mountain

Bring your friends, bring your family and join in the fun and the excitement of this race series!


  • Registration is free and available in the Pico Lodge from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • All participants of the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge must fill out an Express Assumption of Risk form. 
    • If you are under 18, you will need a parent/guardian to sign your form.


  • Each participant must wear a properly fastened snow sports helmet during all event practice/inspection and competition.
  • Scope it out. Make a habit of course/venue inspection before every event.
  • Know your limits (skill and ability levels) and stay within them. This isn’t the time to try something you’ve never done before.


  • 8:00-10:00 a.m. - Registration and check-in at the cafeteria in Pico Lodge
  • 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Vertical Challenge Race on Lower Pike
  • 3:00–3:30 p.m. - Awards at the cafeteria in Pico Lodge

*Schedule subject to change.



24 hrs: 0.0"
48 hrs: 0.0"
Base: 22.0" - 30.0"