Avalanche Peak Race Info

Compulsory Gear

Minimum Compulsory
Gear Requirement

Compulsory Gear will be checked prior to the start, and again at the entrance to Avalanche Peak Track.

Any entrant not carrying the full Compulsory Gear will be turned back.

The Minimum Compulsory Gear Requirement is as following:

Thermal long pants and long top

Thermal gloves and hat

Waterproof Jacket

Food suitable for four hours of exercise

Survival Bag

Drink system with minimum 2 litres of drink

Daypack holding the minimum gear listed above

Trampers must wear tramping boots (not running shoes!).


All participants compete at their own risk.

Organisers will not accept liability for any personal mishap or injury during the event.

Entry in the Run is limited to runners 15 years and over.

Entry in the Tramp is limited to walkers over the age of 12.

Entry numbers for the event are strictly limited to 250 runners and 150 trampers. No late entries will be taken once the event is full.

Exception to the minimum age "might" be made by contacting the race director directly.

Every entrant must show their race number when requested by marshals.

Every entrant must pass through every checkpoint, and must ensure that their race number is recorded by the checkpoint marshals.

Organisers reserve the right to withdraw entrants who do not reach Avalanche Peak by 12:30pm.

Every entrant must attend the pre-race briefing on race day.

Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to any entrant who has not complied with every condition of entry as laid out here and/or at the race briefing.

Prize Pool

Prizes will be awarded to the following category winners.

Spot prizes will also be drawn on a random basis during the prize giving.


Open Men (15-39yrs)- 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Open Women (15-39yrs) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Vet Men (40-49yrs) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Vet Women (40-49yrs) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Vet Men (50yrs+) - 1st
Vet Women (50yrs+) - 1st
King of Mountain - 1st male runner at top Avalanche Pk
Queen of Mountain - 1st female runner at top Avalanche Pk

NB: If a veteran finishes ahead of a prize winning open competitor, the veteran competitor will receive the award of higher value. The Race Director will discuss any changes with affected competitors prior to prize giving.


The new course caters for trampers, but will not be a competitive walk.

Trampers will have spot prizes specifically for their category.

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