Dick's Ditch - February 28th - March 1st
Dick’s Ditch is a two-day banked slalom competition that runs on the man-made and natural terrain in Dick's Ditch, from Lupine Way down to South Pass Traverse.
Friday is an optional inspection day. Saturday's run is a qualifier for the Sunday final: 70% of the field in each category advances to Sunday's competition. Pro divisions earn cash prizes of $1000 for 1st place, $500 for second place, and $250 for third place.
Thank you for registering for the Dick’s Ditch Banked Slalom!
Discounted lift tickets are available for registered racers who have checked in and received their bib. Helmets are required for course inspection and racing. This year there will be a mandatory $25 bib deposit.
Friday, February 28 - Racer check-in and course inspection: Racer check-in is from 10:30 to 12:30 at Hole in the Wall. At check-in you will receive a bib, this year there will be a bib deposit of $25. You must have a bib to enter the race arena for inspection. The course will be open for inspection from 11:30am-3:30pm, or as conditions allow. Course inspection is not required, but is highly recommended. Participants will be able to 'section' portions of the course, but not run the course in its entirety. Bibs must be visible and helmets are required. Roads crossing the course will be open during inspection; please respect these crossings and your fellow guests! Unsafe skiing and riding will result in disqualification.
Saturday, February 29 - Qualifying Day There will be a mandatory safety meeting in the Gabe Room at 8:30 on Saturday. The course will be open for inspection from 9:15-10:00 for SIDESLIPPING ONLY. Bibs must be displayed for inspection and helmets are required. The race start is at 10:00am, with each competitor taking one run on the course. The top 70% from each division will advance to the final on Sunday. Advancing racers will be posted in the Gabe Room from 3-5pm.
Sunday, March 1 - Final Run The course will be open for inspection from 9:15-10:00 for SIDESLIPPING ONLY, if possible. Bibs must be displayed for inspection. The race start is at 10:00am, with each competitor taking one run on the course. Awards party will be at Hole in the Wall at 3:30 Sunday.