Saturday, March 14, 2020

Snowball-in-Hell Ski

Saturday, March 14: 3:00 – 7:00 pm
The Trailhead, 1221 Theodore Wirth Pkwy

Experienced participants can test their limits in the “Snowball-in-Hell” Ski races, presented by the Minnesota Vikings, which feature banked turns, drops, jumps, and plenty of crashes. These high octane, downhill races are sure to be great fun for participants and spectators alike!

Athletes will be promised an hour of course inspection and a timed qualifier run. Those with the fastest qualifier times move into tournament-style bracketed heats.

Spectating is free and open to the public.

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EventStarting Oct 17, 2019Starting Oct 31, 2019Starting Feb 6, 2020Starting Mar 10, 2020Registration close
Snowball-in-Hell - Ski$25$28$30$35Wednesday, March 11th at 11:59pm

Proceeds from the Snowball-in-Hell - Ski benefit the Loppet Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation's mission, vision, and values.

Registration and transaction fees are non-refundable, including in the event of delay, rescheduling, or cancellation of an event or program. An event or program registration is not transferable to another person or another event for any reason, including injury. Participating under another person's name will result in disqualification.

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Saturday, March 14th

  • 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Packet Pick-up for all Saturday adult participant events in the Great Hall of The Trailhead
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Open for practice
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Qualifiers
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Finals

The course will be about 0.5km up and down the Tubing Hill and surrounding areas. For those who did the event last year, the course will be very similar.

The course will follow the purple course on the map below. Click on the purple line to see the entire course.

Stay tuned to our Trail Conditions page to be the first to learn if conditions-based event adjustments must be made.

Race Categories

There will be two race categories: Male and Female.

Parking & Transportation

Details on transportation for the Parallel 45 Winter Festival can be found here.

  • Cowbells will be given to top three male and female finishers.
  • The top male and female finishers will also receive a real Minnesota Vikings helmet