MH&T Newton’s Ascent 5km
- Skis and Snowboards
- Shoe, Snowshoes, and Spikes
- $35/$40 —– Race Entry: Early Bird/Normal
*Youth 15 & under always race for $15
*Early Bird pricing ends on 3/13/2021
- Entry to race
- Baxter Outdoors: multi-use bandana buff
- 1 bowl post race chili (vegetarian option available)
- Other Baxter Outdoors swag
- 2 post race beers (must be over 21)
- 2 Water and snacks
- 10:30am: Race registration opens
- 11:00am: Race course opens
- 12:00pm: Last racer allowed to begin course
- 12:00pm: Beer and food available at Stratton Brook Hut
- 1:15pm: Awards
- 2:00pm: Last call
Stratton Brook Trailhead, Carrabassett Valley, ME
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The top finisher in each age category will receive a trophy. The 1st place overall finisher will receive a $20 gift card to The Pub at Baxter. The 2nd place overall finisher will receive a $10 gift card to The Pub. Awards will take place at 1:15pm up at Statton Brook Hut.
- Tickets are non-refundable
- Tickets are fully transferable
- All racers must sign a liability waiver prior to competing.
- All ages are welcome to race, though those under 18 y/o must sign a liability waiver on the day of the event in the presence of a responsible adult.
- Course is subject to change based on trail and weather conditions
- The race will be run snow, rain or shine except in the presence of lightning or dangerous cold, in which case a race delay or cancelation may result
- A cut off time for racers may be enforced.
- In the instance of the race being canceled due to an act of god (blizzard, hurricane, etc) a refund will not be issued. This is very unlikely.
- In the instance of the race being canceled due to shortcomings of Baxter Outdoors, a full refund will be issued to all participants.
This course is designed for beginner, intermediate and expert athletes alike. The course begins flat and ends steep, at the top of a small mountain. For those walking and AT skiing, this will prove a moderately taxing hike. For those athletes fighting for the podium, this race will be a bruiser.
Similar to other live events (concerts, sporting events, etc), all sales are final. If you will not be able to make your race, you are more than welcome to give your ticket to a friend or family member. Please contact our office with any issues or questions.
All ages are welcome to attend this event. Depending on the venue, age restrcitions may apply on the Baxter Brewing Co after party. Please see the event details tab for information on the afterparty and any applicable age restrictions.