Bud Light Mountain Challenge | April 9 - 25 | Snowmass

To all self-proclaimed elite athletes, offbeat competition enthusiasts and general lovers of a good time, for the month of April, Aspen Snowmass is thrilled to host the first-ever Bud Light Mountain Challenge on Fridays and Sundays at Snowmass.

Test your fat biking skills on a banked Slalom course on Friday, April 9th with the Bud Light Fat Bike Banked Slalom event on Fanny Hill. Fulfill your Biathlon dreams—with a paintball gun—in the Bud Light Shoot & Scoot competition on Sunday, April 11th on Assay Hill. Show off your axe throwing prowess on Friday, April 16th for the Bud Light Bad Axe event in Snowmass Village. Get weird (while also trying to win) in groups of two or four on Sunday, April 18th for the Bud Light Grip it & Sip It 9-hole snow golf tournament starting at the bottom of the VX Chairlift. Demonstrate your dexterity whilst drinking beer in teams of two in the Bud Light Gelande Quaffing Rocky Mountain Championships in Snowmass Village on Friday, April 23rd. And finally, wrap up this display of pure athleticism and talent in the Bud light Scrambled Legs Dash for Cash on-hill on Sunday, April 25th, Snowmass’s closing day.

All events are free and participants can register on-site. Competitors are invited to partake in any number of challenges but contestants must complete all six events to be crowned a winner of the overall Bud Light Mountain Challenge Please note that some events require challengers to be 21 years or older due to the presence of alcohol.
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Bud Light Mountain Challenge Schedule


DateTime Event NameEvent DescriptionRegistrationCost
April 9th 2PM-4PM Bud Light Beers & GearsFat Bike Banked Slalom Challenge: Banked course with berms and gates. There will be two courses for guests to race against each other. Bikes will be provided for participants that do not have bikes. Helmets are mandatory Daly Lane FREE
April 11th 2PM-4PM Bud Light Shoot & ScootSki-Mo style Biathlon event with beginner and intermediate courses available. Using paintball equipment each participant will shoot five targets at each station. Missing the targets has penalties of either added time or an additional loop. Must have your own AT Touring equipment, paintball guns will be provided. Daly Lane FREE
April 16th 2PM-4PM Bud Light Bad AxeAxe Throwing Competition: Competitors will throw an axe at a target, attempting to hit the bull’s eye. Scoring is the same as darts. We will run this event in 3-30 minute single elimination tournaments. And the last 30 minutes will be the finals. Top of Skittles Gondola FREE
April 18th 2PM-4PM Bud Light Grip it & Sip itSnow Golf Tournament: A nine-hole course starting at mid-mountain that meanders all the way to the bottom of the ski area. Participants will be provided with one golf club, two tennis balls and a scorecard. Groups of two or four are allowed. Bottom of Village Express FREE
April 23rd 2PM-4PMBud Light Gelande Quaffing Rocky Mountain Championships Quaffing: Two teammates stand at the end of 10-foot long bar tops. One slides a beer down the smooth surface and when the glass leaves the table, the other teammate catches the brew mid-flight to quickly guzzle it down. Between each catch, tricks are added, which accumulate more points. Top of Skittles Gondola FREE
April 25th 2PM-4PMBud Light Scrambled Legs Bottom of Village Express FREE