Registration opens January 1, 2017

Register Early!  

Participation is limited to 50 teams

Prizes awarded for the Best Costume!

Volunteer

We are looking for Volunteers to assist with various positions and shifts the day of the Defiance Challenge.

Please contact:              Michelle Eisenring   970.948.4132                           micwhalen@yahoo.com


Past receipents

Mark Gage

John Clauson

Rocky Scott Miles

Jesse Williams


most laps completed

       2012  Dan Sprick/Jake Wolfe

       2013  Jessica Gerstner/Mark Robbins

       2014  Sam Fuller/Tom Brunner

       2015  Ian Sandrey/Tanner Neil

​       2016  Tom Brunner/Bobbi Lombardi  

       2017   Garrett Jolley/Nick Fetchik         





March 3, 2017


are you up for the challenge?









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Sunlight Ski Patrol

Check-in starts at 6 am on March 3rd in the Sunlight Lodge.

The Challenge starts promptly at 7 am!

Silent Auction 

Sunlight Mountain Lodge day of the event

9 am - 7 pm.

If you would like to donate to the Silent Auction please contact:

Vicki Ruechel:    970.618.4446        pickl@sopris.net

ENTRY FEE 

$125.00 Per Team for registrations received by 2/14/17 

$150.00 Per Team for registrations received after 2/15/17

Entry fee includes: Event Hat, T-Shirt, lift ticket, after event dinner and party.



How many of Sunlight's 40 most challenging runs can you and a partner complete in 10 hours?    


Defiance Challenge

The Defiance Challenge is an annual event held the first Friday in March.   Proceeds from the event are split between the Sunlight Ski Patrol and Dave Repsher.    Dave is a flight nurse injured in an accident in 2015 and a former Copper mountain patroller.