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08/06/2013

Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy Presents the 2013 Darn Tough Ride!

Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy (MMWA) is a winter sports academy that provides academic programs for alpine and snowboard student athletes in grades 7 through 12.  September 1st, a challenge will be presented to anyone and everyone in the form of the 2013 Darn Tough Ride, a cycling adventure through Vermont to benefit the MMWA.  Featuring challenging ascents, breathtaking descents and an amazing group of people, along with popular sponsor – Darn Tough Vermont – the 2013 Darn Tough Ride fundraiser will allow MMWA students to further their education and accomplish their goals.

2013 Darn Tough Ride Darn tough ride
September 1, 2013

Complete course – 100 mile loop from Stowe to Jay Peak and back over Smugglers’ Notch.
Total Elevation – 8,000 feet, including 2 Category 2 climbs, 1 Category 4 climb and 6 Category 5 climbs.
Riders are expected to complete the ride in less than 6.5 hours
Additional route options include distances of 65, 45 and 25-mile route.
After Party at Black Diamond Barbecue with live music, prizes and raffles
Ride is limited to the first 300 entrants

 

The Green Mountain Inn appreciates the work that Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy does for the many children that attend their programs wishes everyone involved in the 2013 Darn Tough Ride a successful ride.  If you’re staying the weekend, take some time to visit The Whip Bar & Grill for an outstanding meal while in Stowe.

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