What is this event? A giant treasure hunt with adaptive challenges spread over the mountain in accessible places for all.
What level do I have to be to enter? There are 3 levels of entry. Green: for green runners, Blue: for those happy to cruise green and blue runs, and Black: for those who are comfortable on all green, blue & black runs (double black runs excluded). If participants are at different levels, please choose a level that would suit both participants.
When is it? Saturday April 8, 2017
How do I raise money? Register online, by clicking on the ‘Register Now’ button (above). All donors who donate $20 or more will receive a tax receipt. Donors may also donate via cheque or cash. Cheques are made payable to Rocky Mountain Adaptive, cash may be handed in at Check-In on the day of the event. All cash or cheque donations must be accompanied with the donors name, email address and physical address in order to receive a tax receipt.
Where are the clues? You will be given the first clue. Figure out one clue to find the next. Clues are spread around the mountain. The Green level is the shortest treasure hunt, Blue is longer, and Black is the longest. But how long these take you will depend on your ability to solve clues, plus your speed around the mountain.
Do both team members have to be present at all clues? Yes, all team members should be present on all runs. Every so often you will come across an Adaptive Challenge Area’, which will require both members.
What are the Adaptive Challenges? The Adaptive Challenges are areas within the treasure hunt, where participants get tested at various adaptive skills. These include a sit ski challenge (one participant is in the sit ski and the other guides the sit ski), a visual impaired challenge (one participant is blindfolded and the guide will lead them through an obstacle course), and a mobility impaired challenge (where one or two of the team members will have their mobility altered in some away and have to complete a short course). All the Challenge Areas takes place on flat or moderately flat terrain.
How long do I have to complete the competition? Ski time is between 9am and 2:30pm. Download the Participant Schedule
Is it treasure hunt timed? The race will be timed, from when you are given your first clue to when you arrive at the final destination.
Are there prizes for the winners? Yes, and for many other participants!
Are there swag bags? Yes, all participants will receive a fantastic swag bag, full of locally donated goodies.
Who can win prizes? Prizes are awarded for teams with: most amount fundraised, best costumes, fastest team, slowest team, winners for challenge areas, youngest & oldest joint team age.
How many participants can be in 1 team? There should be 2 people per team. If, you need extra support on the hill, then we are happy for you to add additional members to your team. Unfortunately as a general rule, we are unable to allow a 3rd member as this may seen as unfair to other contestants.
Can my team join another team? You are welcome to join another team of 2 should choose to. However you will be judged as independent teams.
What is the entry fee? Minimum raised of $200 per individual, either fundraised or personal donation, get sponsored to complete the event, and $25 per person to register.
Do I need to buy my lift ticket? No, if you have raised the minimum amount required for your team (min $400) then your lift ticket is provided.
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