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Old 03-19-2006   #1
 
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Monarch Mountain Kayak on Snow

What is this ?

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Old 03-20-2006   #2
 
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Check: http://www.skimonarch.com/events_calendar.asp

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April 8, 2006 Kayaks on the Snow
CKS presents this wild event guaranteed to get you ready for the upcoming whitewater season. We promise you've never seen anything like it. Drawings and giveaways will spice up this event. A perfect close to the winter ski season. Be there!
Organizer: Monarch Mountain and CKS
Location: Monarch Mountain
Begins: Sat, Apr 8, 2006
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Old 03-20-2006   #3
 
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yes, I've seen that but

I was looking for a few more details to what it is
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Old 03-20-2006   #4
 
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It is a kayak race on the snow. That about all I know, maybe someone else could give you a better explanation.
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Old 03-21-2006   #5
 
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I've seen videos of this. If you need to slow down, you basically flip over and drag your head.
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Old 03-21-2006   #6
 
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Are there any good places an average Joe can can go get his /her ass kicked in a kayak on some snow?Does Monarch allow kayaks at oyher times?
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Old 03-22-2006   #7
 
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Here's the official press release from Monarch:

[MONARCH MOUNTAIN
presents
CO Headwaters of Adventure 1st Annual SnowYak Spring Competition

DATE: April 8, 2006

LOCATION: Base of Monarch Mtn.

DISCIPLINES
 Head to Head Downhill - Two boats side by side, placed on separate tracks/courses. Fastest kayak of the two advances to next round. (Must be over 12 yrs of age.)

 Boater Cross - four boats at one time on same start line (not individual tracks). Top two boats advance to next round. Final round: first boat to cross the finish line wins. Potential for carnage. (18 and over only.)

 The Bartender Challenge - Obstacle course for bartenders, waitstaff and/or anyone interested in sporting a pair of ski boots, tray with drinks in hand and hitting a spiffy obstacle course, designed by the mountain staff.
(18 and over only.)

AWARDS:
 Winner: Head to Head, Male & Female
 Winner: Boater Cross, Male & Female
 Winner: Bartender Challenge, Male & Female
 Overall - Both events, Male & Female
 Overall - Costume & Spirit
 Children – Girl and Boy

PRIZES: TBD

ENTRY FEE: TBD

For more information: www.skimonarch.com or 888.996.7669

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