See you in next year!  SSEF is planning to continue an uphill series in 2022 so please check back for the competition dates!

The Snowbasin Sports Education Foundation is presenting a 12 or 6 hour uphill challenge for your end of season suffering. Test your fitness, test your skills, test your will to live.

Choose your level of Suffer, 12 and 6 hour categories. Choose to go it alone or with your friends. Solo, Duo (2), or Quadro (4)

The 12 hour category will begin 7am on Saturday April 17th for the most laps from Earls to Needles and back.
The 6 hour category will begin at 1pm on Saturday April 17th.

Route: The route will be counter clockwise beginning at Needles plaza going up City Hill to Needles run to Porcupine traverse then up final Sweet revenge pitch with a turnaround location and checkpoint at Needles Lodge; the descent will go along porcupine traverse then down Sweet Revenge/Bear Hollow/School Hill and finishing at the plaza where another checkpoint will be.

– Aid Stations: There will be an aid station at the base and at top with Ski Patrol available for emergency assistance.

– Awards will be given for the top 3 in each of the following categories:
Solo – 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Duo – 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Quad – 1st 2nd and 3rd

Octo – 1st, 2nd and 3rd

– Rules: You must check in at both the top and bottom stations to have a lap counted. Teams can alternate registrants in any fashion they desire, but must complete the laps consecutively, not simultaneously.

– SWAG (Stuff We All Get): We have Atomic bringing SWAG and are soliciting additional vendors daily.

– Opportunity Drawing: An Opportunity Drawing will be available with prizes to be announced over the coming days.

– Lodging: Mountain Luxury has graciously offered a 20% discount on nearby lodging, just go to: and use the following code: SBSKITEAM

– Participant responsibilities: Participants shall provide their own hydration, snacks/food, all equipment such as skis, skins etc.

– Family/Friends/Support: Participants are welcome to have support through family, friends etc at the base to assist in refilling hydration, snacks/food, equipment maintenance etc. But, you must be registered for the event and signed appropriate waivers in order to proceed onto the hill/course.

– Bathrooms: Bathrooms will be available at the base of Needles

– Lodges: Lodges will not be open for use during this event