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Rad Skimo

Fri February 4 - Sat February 5 Missoula, MT 59802 US Directions
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Rad Skimo Weekend Pass

Events: Weekend Pass U12 Weekend Pass U14 Weekend Pass U16 Weekend Pass U18 Weekend Pass U20 Weekend Pass U23 Weekend Pass Senior (21+) Weekend Pass Masters (45+) Weekend Pass Recreation (Heavy Metal) Weekend Pass Splitboard

Rad Skimo Friday VK

Events: Friday VK U12 Friday VK U14 Friday VK U16 Friday VK U18 Friday VK U20 Friday VK U23 Friday VK Senior (21+) Friday VK Masters (45+) Friday VK Recreation (Heavy Metal) Friday VK Splitboard Friday VK Snowshoe

Rad Skimo Saturday Sprint

Events: Saturday Sprint U12 Saturday Sprint U14 Saturday Sprint U16 Saturday Sprint U18 Saturday Sprint U20 Saturday Sprint U23 Saturday Sprint Senior (21+) Saturday Sprint Masters (45+) Saturday Sprint Recreation (Heavy Metal) Saturday Sprint Splitboard


5250 Marshall Canyon Road
Missoula, MT US 59802



Rad Skimo - Marshall Mountain, Missoula, Montana

Rad Skimo is a ski mountaineering VK and Sprint event; athletes skin up the climb, remove their skins at the top, and descend (depending on the race) back down to the base area. These races are open to all abilities-- from competitive athletes to those just getting into the sport. You're allowed to use skimo skis, AT/touring skis, telemark skis, and splitboards. Skimo/lightweight race results are part of the Big Sky Skimo Cup,, part of a series of races in Montana. 

Added fun bonus:

Ski Limbo Competition Friday Night!

Saturday Night free entry with registration to the Backcountry Alliance Film Festival!

Two days, two options for racing total:

2.4.22 Friday night VK Uphill Race
2.5.22 Saturday Circuit Race : 3-5 Laps

February 4, 2022 : approx. 1000' climbing - only uphill is timed

  • 5:00 pm - Check in and bib pick up opens for both days. 
  • 5:50 pm - VK Race Mandatory Meeting at Start Line
  • 6:00 pm - Masters/Seniors/U23/U20 Race Start
  • 6:01 pm - U18 Race Start/U16 Race Start/U14 Race Start
  • 6:02 pm - Recreation/Heavy Metal & Splitboard Race Start
  • 6:03 pm - Snowshoe Race Start
  • 7:00 pm - Ski-Limbo Competition for extra points
  • 7:30 pm - Results & Podiums

Saturday, February 5, 2022 : approx. 2000' climbing

  • 1:00 pm - Check in and bib pick up opens. 
  • 2:00 pm - Race Meeting at Start Line
  • 2:15 pm - Masters/Seniors/U23/U20 Race Start - 5 laps 
  • 3:15 pm - U18 Race Start/U16 Race Start/U14 Race Start - 3 laps
  • 4 15 pm - Recreation/Heavy Metal & Splitboard Race Start - 3 laps
  • 5:30 pm - Results & Podiums
  • 6:00 pm - Backcountry Film Festival



- Must take skins off at transition areas

- Must wear a helmet

- Headlamp for Friday night

- Stay within 10 feet of the flags on the skin track.

- Ski in control on any downhill.


Big Sky Skimo Cup

We are super excited to be a part of the Big Sky Skimo Cup, a new series that tallies points of all the races in Montana.  Read more at

Everyone who signs up and races for this race or any of the races in this series will be automatically included in the Big Sky Skimo Cup points series and will be eligible for the end of season prizes, and recognition as the Big Sky Skimo Champ! The points series will be managed by Muddy Dog Sports.


2.4-5.2022 Rad Skimo Races: TBD

2.12.2022 Whitefish Whiteout: Whitefish Mountain Resort

3.5.2022 Jack-n-Jill Race: Teton Pass Ski Area

3.12.2022 Shedhorn Skimo Race: Big Sky Resort

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If you have COVID please do not attend the race.  If you are supposed to quarantine please don't attend the race.

These races will be mass start.  If you break the 6 foot barrier between people please put a mask on.

Please do not attend the race if you are feeling sick or have COVID symptoms.


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