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First Ever Yeti Pass Skootch'n Dash

by Ski Utah Yeti August 22 2011 5 Comments

Believe it or not, winter is around the corner. And, now is the time to start your preseason cross training and take advantage of the best deals on passes and equipment.

The Ski Utah Yeti invites all snow enthusiasts to race to winter in the First Ever Yeti Pass Skootch’n Dash Saturday, September 3 at the Downtown Farmers Market. Participants may choose to enter a short ski boot course run (approximately 1K) or the 50-meter snowboard skootch. The fastest racers in each division will win fabulous prizes including Rossignol skis or snowboard, Smith Optics and other Ski Utah swag. A special award for the best costume will be awarded a Ski Utah Yeti Pass good for one day of skiing at every Utah resort during the 2011-12 season. 

Registration to participate is five-dollars per person per race. Space is limited and athletes are encouraged to pre-register by clicking here. Cash will only be accepted for same day registrants and 50 percent of profits earned will be donated to the Utah Avalanche Center. 

What: Yeti Pass Skootch’n Dash

When: Saturday, September 3, 2011

Where: The Downtown Farmers Market at Pioneer Park (Southwest corner)

Event FAQs

What is a snowboard skootch?
The snowboard skootch is a commonly practiced technique used by snowboarders to traverse flat surfaces by hopping with both boots strapped into the snowboard bindings. For professional footage of snowboard skootching please click here.

What types of ski boots are allowed?
Plastic alpine ski boots only will be allowed for participation in the ski boot run. Your grandfather’s leather ski boots do not qualify. Specialized backcountry, Nordic, snowboard or other boots will result in immediate disqualification. 

Will equipment be provided?
Yes, Ski'N See will provide some ski boots for participants in need of equipment. Supplies will be limited.

Who can enter?
Anyone can enter! Young and old, human and yeti; come on out and show us what you’ve got.

How will costumes be judged?
Creativity and connection to The Greatest Snow on Earth® are encouraged to achieve prize-winning racing attire.

How do I register?
Registration is $5 per person per race. Limited space is available so reserve your spot today by clicking here.

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Ski Utah Yeti

In search of The Greatest Snow on Earth®, the Yeti ultimately landed in Utah. Ski Utah has hired the Yeti as their official mascot and slopeside reporter. Follow the Yeti to get the latest info on local pow stashes, crazy events, storm totals, and tips and tricks on the best ways to maximize your Utah experience. The Yeti is also known to throw out the occasional swag.. so be sure to stay tuned. Yeti knows best!

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