The snowsport community has a history of coming together and raising money for good causes through fun challenges.
Whether it is a race, marathon or trek skiers and boarders raise a lot of money for dedicated charities. Here are some challenges to choose from:
Monster Ski Challenge
The Monster Ski is a three day challenge in Chamonix where the goal is to ski 30,000 ft of vertical decent (the equivalent of Mount Everest every day). This season it will be hosted on the 17-21 March 2019.
The event helps raise funds for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) through the charity MS Trust. The registration fee is £195 and there’s a minimum sponsorship of £1,500. The registration package includes flights from the UK, transfers, accommodation in a central 2* hotel, breakfast and celebratory dinner and a support team with local qualified guides.For more information click here.
AJ Bell Alpine Challenge
The AJ Alpine Challenge event is another team based challenge in the Portes du Soleil ski area in France and Switzerland. The challenge is to cover all 15 resorts in the area in two days. Each team has four riders and clock over an estimated 150km during the challenge.
The event aims to raise money for Snow Camp, which focuses on giving young inner-city people opportunities to learn life skills through snowsports. Last event raised £50K for the charity. Registration is £100 per person which includes entry, team bibs, GPS tracking, event briefing, BBQ and Mulled wine plus the awards ceremony.
To get involved click here.