Black Mountain Ski Resort Chisholm Ski Club Trail Race Pass

Please note that any spectator on skis at any Nordic race must purchase a race spectator pass to be on course and the Nordic trails for the day.

Fee: $7.00

Tickets available at the ticket counter and at the Chisholm Ski Club Race Headquarters.

Thank you for supporting Nordic skiing and our Nordic Trail System.

 We are a 501-c3 corporation promoting affordable skiing In the River Valley

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Welcome to Black Mountain of Maine. Helping us with a few simple expectations while at the area and on the mountain will help us conduct a great competitive event and make your race experience at Black Mountain of Maine more enjoyable for you and everyone at the mountain. For Start Orders and Race Results, click here.

In the first Nordic race of the season, Nora McCourt ellis slover chisholm challenge 3k 20of the Farmington Area Ski Team was the fastest skier, completing the Chisholm Challenge 3k Classical race in 12:49.9. Second place went to McCourt’s teammate Natalie McCarthy, who crossed the finish line in 13:32.7. The final podium spot was won by Katharine Garcia of Auburn Middle School with a time of 13:59.5.

In the boys race, Ellis Slover of AMS garnished the gold medal, finishing in 10:54.8, nearly 2 minutes ahead of the next competitor. The silver medal went to Farmington Area’s Henri McCourt, who strided the course in 12:40.6. Ben Hilton of FAST grabbed the bronze with a time of 13:42.6.

This race featured a new configuration for the John Roderick Trail System at Black Mountain. The young skiers handled the extended downhill beautifully, with only a couple of spills. This race served as a good tune up for Saturday’s Junior Sassi 3k Classical.

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Mountain Valley’s Jayden Boulanger had a total two-run time of 1:11.44  to capture gold at the Chisholm Challenge girls Giant Slalom at Black Mountain on boulanger chisholm challenge gsMartin Luther King Day. Taking the silver with a combined time of 1:13.51 was Gianna Divivo of Oxford Hills. Rosie St. Cyr of the Chisholm Alpine Race Team took the bronze with a score of 1:14.10.

In the boys race, Evan O’Donnel, skiing for Auburn Middle School, took gold with a combined score of 1:10.14. His teammate Ellis Slover won the silver with a combined score of 1:10.34. 

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 Race Date: January 20th, 2020

Event: One Run of Giant Slalom and One Run of Slalom

Start Time: 9:30 am.


8:25 Team Captains Meeting (Conference Room)

8:30 Giant Slalom Inspection

9:20 Inspection closed/Hill closed from start down

9:25 Forerunners

9:30 1st Run - Giant Slalom


After completion of 1st run – Inspection & start time of Slalom run will be announced

TBA Forerunners

TBA 2nd Run – Slalom

TBA Awards

Team Captain’s Meeting

Each competing school must have a coach representative in attendance at the Team Captain’s

Meeting. Located in Conference Room of Main Lodge

Run Order:

Please send your run order to Bob Arsenault This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1/18/2020 8PM.

Lift Tickets and Bib Pickup

All athletes and coaches must have a lift ticket. Lift Tickets and bibs will be handed out in the ticket

office on the first level of the lodge or in front of the fire place on the middle level. Race fee is

$20.00/racer. Checks need to be made payable to "Black Mountain of Maine". Black Mountain of

Maine will provide comp tickets for the coach and assistant coach of each team.

Liability Forms

Each athlete must have a signed Liability Form in order to compete. Only one needed for the season.

Skiing or riding on the race hill

Skiing or riding on the race hill between the race start and the bottom of the hill will be limited to coaches, course crew.


TBA at the team captains meeting.

Race bibs

Racer bib must be visible at all times.

Unofficial Results and Disqualifications will be posted on the score board near the finish corral shortly after the completion of the 2nd run. A 15 minute protest period will then start.


Present your protest to the official (in writing with a $50 deposit) in or near the Alpine Timing

Building next to the finish line during the protest period. All results are final when protest period is


Start Lists, Live Timing & Results Available at


In the event the athletes ride the t-bar, we ask that athletes ride the T-bar all the way to the top unloading area. Do no exit the lift before reaching the top. Athletes are asked to stay in the tracks while on the T-Bar. If the T-bar is derailed due to swerving the race will be over.

Hill clean-up

Following the last racer of the 2nd run, we ask everyone’s help in clearing the hill and getting all gates and course equipment to the timing building.

Results will be announced after the hill has been cleared of all gates, equipment and B-netting.

Please, everyone pitch in and help, each team will be responsible for rolling one section of B-net.

Results will be announced upstairs in the main lodge 20 minutes following race completion.

We hope you have fun and wish you the best of luck


                       3:30 pm BOYS

EVENT: 3km CLASSICAL 15 second interval start

SEEDING: Coaches to seed skiers as they deem.

AWARDS: Awards will be at approximately 4:15 pm in the Stadium.

WAX TESTING: Wax testing allowed on the course up to 15 minutes before the start. Everyone must ski in the direction of the race course.

WAXING: Wax rooms available (for a fee) in the wax building on a first come first serve basis. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a room.

COURSE: Spectators and coaches are welcome out on the side of the course during race.

MOVEMENT: Coaches must be wearing a coach’s bib. All others will require a nordic pass. Skiers must travel in the direction of the race course at all times.

REGISTRATION: Entry fee $9.00 per athlete. Two coaches comp passes per team.

Make checks payable to: CHISHOLM SKI CLUB

P.O. BOX 616


BIB PICK-UP: Bib pick-up will be in race headquarters upon arrival at Black Mountain. Race headquarters opens at 12:30pm. Please return unused bibs prior to the start of the race. $50.00 fee charged for any lost bib.

ENTRY DEADLINE: January 18, 2020 by 8 PM.

No change to start order on race day.

E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 207-357-8844 Cell

RESULTS: Copies of the official results will be made available in race headquarters shortly after the race protest period. Visit our web site for race results as well.

Thank you Volunteers