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Cardrona Mega Avalanche

2017 will be the 3rd annual Mega Avalanche race! Ride from the top of Cardrona, all the way to Cardrona Village!

There are 2 divisions – the Hare division (first to the bottom!) & the Turtle division, where you collect prizes along the way! 

With a $1500 cash prize pool & $10,000 worth of spot prizes up for grabs there is plenty to race for! The fastest male & female will receive one year's supply of Red Bull to keep them charging. This is a mass start, first to the finish, downhill only race for intermediate to experienced riders. Riders will navigate the course which runs over 10km, down 1300m of vertical to the Cardrona Domain... this year promises to be another epic Mega! 

Presented by Outside Sports and sponsored by Dakine, Smith, Mons Royale, Altitude Brewing & Red Bull.
Register now by downloading the form below, or just do it on the day at Cardrona before 1.30pm at the events desk.

Every participant receives a sponsor's swag bag & a free beverage at the finish line... bring on the Mega!

How to enter

Registrations will be accepted prior to the event by downloading the entry form below & emailing it to experience.gold@cardrona.com. Alternatively you can register on the day at the events desk at Cardrona Alpine Resort until 1.30pm. Entry fee is $40 per rider & all entrants will need a lift pass for the day which is discounted to $49 for everyone competing.

Key info

Saturday March 11 Time Venue
Race Registration 10am-1.30pm Ticket office
Riders' Briefing 2.30pm Courtyard
Race Start 3pm Top of Cardrona
Awards Ceremony When last rider finishes Cardrona Domain
Shuttles (drivers only) back to Base Area 5pm Cardrona Domain


  • Hare - first to the bottom (male & female)
  • Turtle - collect gold nuggets along the way & be in to win spot prizes

Check out the full competitor info here.


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