February 23rd, 2019

Talons Challenge

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

The Challenge


Are you up for the challenge? The 16th Annual Beaver Creek Talons Challenge pits you against 26,226 feet of black and double black diamond terrain.

On February 23rd, 2019, come out to Beaver Creek to complete 14 black and double black diamond runs totaling over 26,000 vertical feet. Celebrate your accomplishment with the official après party at Talon's restaurant, where you can enjoy complimentary food, drinks and take in the view of the incredible terrain you just conquered. This year, after the lifts close the party will extend into the Beaver Creek village with additional entertainment and giveaways from 4:00PM-7:00PM.


Friday, February 22: 
3:00PM-5:00PM: Early Check-In in Beaver Creek Village near Covered Bridge
Saturday. February 23
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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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.