February 22, 2020

Talons Challenge

You VS. 26,226 vertical feet, are you up for the challenge?
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The Challenge

The Beaver Creek Talons Challenge presented by Helly Hansen is back and better than ever for the 17th year! On February 22, 2020, come out to Beaver Creek to complete 14 black and double black diamond runs totaling over 26,000 vertical feet. Engage with our sponsors and other challengers throughout the day and at the official Talons Challenge after party at the Talons Restaurant until 4:00PM. This year, the after party will expand beyond Talons Restaurant and into the Beaver Creek village from 4:00PM-6:00PM with additional entertainment and giveaways! Registration includes your access to the Talons Challenge, lanyard and credential for tracking your runs, special 17th Edition Talons Challenge swag and food. Lift ticket is not included in registration*. 

2020 Talon's Challenge Schedule:
Friday, February 21: 
3:00PM-5:00PM: Early Check-In in Beaver Creek Village near Covered Bridge
Saturday. February 22:
8:00AM-10:00AM: Lower Registration in the Beaver Creek Village near Covered Bridge Open
8:30AM: Lifts and Registration at Talons Restaurant Open
8:30AM-4:00PM: Talons Challenge
12:00PM-4:00PM: Talons Challenge Après Party at Talons Restaurant
4:00PM-6:00PM: Talons Challenge After Party in the Beaver Creek Village

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The Ultimate Talon

For the fifth year in a row, you can purchase the Ultimate Talon limited edition package while supplies last. In addition to the perks of the standard Talons Challenge giveaways, your Ultimate Talon purchase includes a commemorative Talons Challenge Vanir Backpack from Helly Hansen (a $130 value), a $40 donation to SOS Outreach and discounted drinks at the village après event.

The Ultimate Talon packages will sell out, so get yours today! *Registration is non-refundable.

Purchase Ultimate Talon

Talons Challenge benefits SOS Outreach to support youth in our community. SOS works with under-served youth teaching adventure sports (like skiing and snowboarding) alongside a core value and leadership development curriculum.

This year, dedicate your Talons Challenge to helping SOS spread the love! Talons Challenge is presented by Helly Hansen and supported by Gatorade,  Red Bull and Nature Valley. Thank you to our partners for their support!


Do I need a lift ticket? 

You will need to purchase a lift ticket. Click here to purchase.

Where do I park or how do I get around? 
Click here to find out! 

Where should I stay?
Click here to find out! 

Where can I pick up my registration packet?
You will be able to pick up your registration, or Ultimate Talons on Friday afternoon in the Village, or at Talons Restaurant on Saturday morning.

Will there be a lost and found? 
Click here for Guest Services. 

Can this event be rained out?
The Talons Challenge will occur rain, snow or shine.

Questions or Concerns?
Click here to email us.