Fat bikers will congregate this weekend for fun, racing, demos, food, music, and awareness.

Spirit Mountain, Northeast Minnesota’s only lift access fat bike ski area, will host the Fourth Annual Frosted Fatty Weekend Saturday, January 19 through Sunday, January 20, 2019.

The two-day bike festival will include a Fat Bike Cross Country, Staged Downhill race and a Head to Head Dual Slalom race, where bikers, skiers and snowboarders race it out for a $500 cash prize.

Male and Female categories for both the Cross Country and Downhill Races. The event features over $5,000 in cash and prizes. For even more excitement, the festival has added Nordic Skiing and even a 5K course race to the event.

Here's the breakdown for the weekend.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • Cross Country Race Starts at 9 a.m. (Includes Nordic Skiing first, followed by Fat Bike)
  • Wild Winter Wipeout (On-hill 5K running race)
  • Down Hill Race at 1 p.m. (Fat Bike)
  • Dual Slalom at 4 p.m. (Fat Bike, Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding)
  • Head to Head Slalom Race, time to be determined, but planning around 6 p.m. under the lights. Skiers, snowboarders and bikers will be paired up for a winner takes all event with $500 cash prize awarded.
  • Silent Auction from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. supporting Phase 2 of All-Weather Trail
  • Loose in the Moose After Party featuring live music at the Moosehead Saloon in Main Chalet.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

  • Fat Bike Demos available beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Spirit Mountain Fat Bike Sunday, opportunity to utilize the downhill, lift-served fat biking trails and ski slopes with a discounted ticket of $25 for all race participants.

 

For Additional Information Contact:

Brandy Ream, Executive Director 218-624-8501 bream@spiritmt.com