That's the deal at Wildcat Mountain, which held its Ninth Annual 100K Vertical Foot Challenge on March 12, with 20 participants skiing and riding the Lynx trail 50 times to complete 100,000 vertical feet within one day. Fifty. Participants raised a total of $90,000 for Make-A-Wish of New Hampshire. Check out some more photos from the event below.(Photos by Laura Tuveson.)
Above: Wildcat ski school employee Mark Holmes queued up for one of his 50 runs on the day.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.