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February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

1st Annual King of the Mountain


Ober Gatlinburg’s Event Schedule Rounded out by an Event Modeled After Freeride World Tour!


Ober Gatlinburg is excited to announce a brand new event for the 2015/16 ski season! The 1st Annual King of the Mountain competition will be held on Saturday, February 20th.  Modeled after the Freeride World Tour, King of the Mountain will combine technical skiing and freestyle creativity to determine the best on the mountain. The course will be on Mogul Ridge and the upper half of Castle Run and competitors will be judged on five categories and given 2 runs on the course. The event is free but helmets and waivers are mandatory. Registration will start at 10 AM at the Slope Gate and the event will run from 11AM to 1 PM, with awards immediately following the conclusion in “The Loft” Lounge at Ober.  We will be crowning a King of the Mountain skier and snowboarder as well as a Queen of the Mountain. Full results and scores will be available on our website.

Link to Scorecard:  PLEASE CLICK HERE


1st Annual King of the Mountain

Date: Saturday, February 20th

Registration: 10AM @ The Slope Gate

Competition: 11 AM – 12:30 PM

Course Start: Gate at Top Mogul

Course Finish: Gate on Castle, deflector shield

Slope Closure: Mogul, Slope Right Castle

Format: 2 runs per competitor, best one counts

Awards Presentation: 1 PM

King of the Mountain Skier and Snowboarder; Queen of the Mountain

Full results ranked and posted on website


For additional information, please contact Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park at fun@obergatlinburg.com, www.obergatlinburg.com or (865) 436-5423.


Media Contact:


Greg Gavrilets

Terrain Park Manager


(865) 436-5423


Kate Barido

Director of Sales and Marketing


(865) 436-5423






February 20, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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