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The North Face Valley to Peak

Tackle The full vertical climb of whistler mountain
Sep 2

The North Face
Sign up for the 3rd annual The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race to tackle the full vertical climb of Whistler mountain, while exploring some of the best single track Whistler Blackcomb has to offer.  New for 2017, we will be offering a 10K that will showcase the beautiful Alpine trails on Whistler Mountain.

2017 Race Results

 Event Schedule and Rules

Schedule updated Aug 29, 2017
***NEW START TIME*** for the 10KM route - 9:20am (10 minutes earlier).

Race Book updated Aug 29, 2017

Après at The North Face Store

Join us after the race at The North Face Store in Whistler Village from 3:00pm - 5:00pm for some music and draw prizes.  Everyone Welcome!

Valley to Peak



Cash prizing (22.5km Only) for men and women overall

  • 1st Place overall: $350
  • 2nd Place overall: $250
  • 3rd Place Overall: $150
  • For all 10km and 22.5 Categories 1st, 2nd & 3rd will receive medals.

    All participants receive event shirt.


    Register early and Save:

    (Early Registration Deadline is August 15, 2017)


    • Solo Early Registration - $35
    • Solo Late Registration - $40


    • Solo Early Registration - $50
    • Solo Late Registration - $65

    Online Registration Ends at 12pm on Friday September 1st 

    Participants must be 17 years of age or older.

    All participants must sign a waiver. Minors (under 19) must have waiver signed by parent or legal gaurdian. This can be done at registration or bring a completed waiver to registration.

    ***PRE-REG & ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  Please come to Athlete Registration at the North Face Store in Whistler Village from 5pm-7pm Friday Night or Saturday Morning from 7am-8am near the start line.


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    FREE Pre-Race Clinic

    Get prepared for The North Face Valley to Peak by attending the Pre-Race Clinic.  Meet at The North Face Store in Whistler Village for some expert advice and then head up Whistler Mountain before the rest of the public for a chance at a guided run on sections of the actual Valley to Peak Course.

    Date: July 23, 2017
    7:45am Check-in/Registration
    at The North Face Store in Whistler Village 

    8:00am  Running Talks Covering:
       Tech Gear
       Tips and Tricks
    9:00am  a 5-7 km Run with a North Face Athlete on Top of Whistler Mountain*, leaving from the Roundhouse Lodge

    *all clinic participants must have a valid Summer Sightseeing Pass/Ticket.  Tickets are free to runners already registered in the September 2nd Valley To Peak.


    • Men - 29 & Under
    • Men - 30-39 yrs
    • Men - 40-49 yrs
    • Men - 50+
    • Women - 29 & Under
    • Women - 30-39 yrs
    • Women - 40-49 yrs
    • Women - 50+ 

    Course Route

    Long Course:
    Total distance is 22.5km

    Skiers Plaza.

    1. Up to the mountain access road to 0.7
    2. EZ Does it to the top of Fitzsimmons chairlift
    3. Connector from the base of Garbanzo to Expressway
    4. Expressway to Raven’s Nest
    5. Up Highway 86 to Pony Trail
    6. Up to Bear Cub Road
    7. Up Papoose to Chic Pea
    8. Up Una Moss to Roudhouse Lodge
    9. Down to Harmony lake
    10. Up High Note trail
    11. Down Matthew's traverse to top of Harmony
    12. Down Pika's Traverse to Roundhouse lodge

    Roundhouse lodge.

    Short Course:
    Total distance is 10.6km

    Round House Lodge

    1. Down to Harmony Lake
    2. Onto High Note
    3. Runner to take a Right on Half Note (at the 6.5km markers approx.)
    4. Half Note to top of Harmony
    5. Down Pika’s Traverse to RHL

    Roundhouse Lodge

    Valley to Peak


    Valley to Peak Short Course
    Valley to Peak Course Preview Blog Post
    On Sunday July 24th, executive Chef and all round trail animal, Wolfgang Sterr, ran a course preview of the Valley to Peak course. Here are his thoughts and feelings on the experience and perhaps some tidbits on what to expect on race day. Think of this as your behind-the-scenes survival guide. Read More

    2016 Race Photos

    Photos from the 2016 Valley to Peak trail running race are available online HERE

    Coast Mountain Photography
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