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It’s a Race on Snow at Sipapu Cardboard Derby

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”18″ display=”basic_slideshow”]17th Annual Cardboard Derby, March 15th

Sipapu Ski Resort will host the 17th Annual Cardboard Derby Sunday, March 15. For the race, Sipapu invites guests to build their own vessels using only cardboard, duct tape, string or twine and paint.  Guests race down the mountain for a chance to win one of dozens of prizes. The event attracts hundreds of people and a wide variety of creative cardboard vessels. 

17th Annual Cardboard Derby at Sipapu

With over $1,500 of prizes from Purgatory, Baskin Robbins, Pendaries Resort, Sport Systems, REI Co-op, Super 8 Las Vegas, and Spy Optics participants are likely to walk away with a win. Registration costs $10 per vessel and is available online here or day-of at Sipapu’s base area. 


Individuals and teams are awarded points based on how close they hit the bull’s eye at the end of the course and the vessel with the most points wins. There are also prizes awarded for creativity, best construction and costume(s).

Santa Fe Brewing Happy Hops Hunt at Sipapu

Guests 21 and older are invited to participate in the Santa Fe Brewing Happy Hops Hunt the same day. It’s a mountain-wide scavenger hunt in search of Santa Fe Brewing cans stuffed with prizes.  Guests should visit Sipapu’s Facebook and Instagram stories the day of the event for tips and clues to find the hidden cans. Guests may redeem cans for prizes in the base area at the Santa Fe Brewing table. Santa Fe Brewing will also be giving out gear along with beer specials.

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