Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge: A Ski Race to Benefit the Rex Foundation

Article Contributed by Rex Foundation | Published on Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Rex Foundation is pleased to formally announce The Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge ski race. The vertical challenge is not just a race, but a test of endurance and strategy, where successful teams will ski/ride in excess of 100,000 vertical feet.  Once all compulsory runs are skied, racers can take their pick of lifts and terrain to rack up vertical and enjoy one of the finest mountains in the world.  All proceeds will go to The Rex Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, with 50% of donations being allocated to charities local to the Olympic Valley / Truckee area.

General admission tickets are on sale now through and at Race registration includes a Friday Squaw Valley lift ticket and a VIP pass for Friday to the WinterWonderGrass Festival on-site at Squaw Valley. The top 3 teams will receive prizes and will be announced from the main stage Friday night at the WinterWonderGrass Festival

Event: Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge at Squaw Valley: A Benefit for the Rex Foundation

Location: Squaw Valley Resort, 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Date: Friday, March 20, 2015

Schedule (subject to change):
7:30am: Registration

7:30am – 4:00pm: Silent auction

8:55am – 3:30pm: Vertical Challenge

3:30pm – 10:00pm: After-party (WinterWonderGrass VIP Tent)

8:00pm: Top 3 competitor teams announced at WinterWonderGrass main stage

Racers can register together as a team of four ($1260 total) or individually ($315) and will be placed in a team. Registration is available at and through (a portion of ticket purchase is tax deductible).