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Papa Bear GS Races

  •  January 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Papa Bear GS Races at Brundage Mountain are for youth skiers, age 6-17.

These are novice giant slalom races set on intermediate terrain. All skiers are invited and welcome regardless of whether this is their first-ever race or not. 

Each racer gets two timed runs on the Giant Slalom course. Times are combined to determine results. 

Awards given to top three boys and top three girls in each age class (U8, U10, U12, U14+).  Come race with McCall Winter Sports Club for a day! 

Cost is $15 per racer.  Register at by Thursday, 1/23, 11:59 PM. 

Race Details:

Saturday, January 25th RACE DAY!

8:00 AM Bear Chair Turns for Course Crew (about 6 course crew will need a lift ride at 8AM and 8:15AM). NO RACER ACCESS. 

8:30 AM Racer Check-In, Bib Pick-Up, and Pre-Purchase Ticket Pick-Up at MWSC’s Alpine Racing Center (ARC)

9:30 AM Lifts Open for Course Inspection. Racers will load Bear Chair.

10:30 AM Course Closed

11:00 AM Race Starts (1st of 2 runs)

12:30 AM Course Closed for Re-Set

1:00 PM Course Open for Inspection

2:00 PM Race Starts (2nd and final run)

4:00 PM Awards Ceremony at Plaza out-front ticket windows on snow. 

Other Details:

Course Set-Up:  Giant Slalom (each racer gets 2 timed runs) 

Course Venue: Griz to Badger via Bear Chair

Classes: U8, U10, U12 and U14+

Chief of Race: Pat Romportl

Timing & Calculations:  Rick and Jeanie Hoover

Race Admin: Chris Costa (208-271-6380, [email protected])

Racer Lift Ticket Cost: $21(7-11 year olds), $25(12-17 year olds) Those who pre-purchased tickets with race registration will receive tickets at Racer Check-In(ARC).

Parent Lift Ticket Cost: $60 Those who pre-purchased tickets with race registration will receive tickets at Racer Check-In(ARC).

*Racers or parents needing a lift ticket the day-of the race will purchase from Guest Services AND will be on the registration roster (current roster attached, but final roster will be provided Friday). 

Awards: Top 3 female and top 3 male in each class will be awarded a medal during Saturday’s Awards Ceremony, 4 PM. 


January 25
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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