Conquer the Castle is a roller ski trifecta Fall weekend of Nordic events at the world-renowned Lake Placid Olympic Sites. Mt Van Hoevenberg’s Keys To The Castle race kicks off the weekend on Saturday. You’ll battle for a spot on the podium to earn the “Keys To The Castle” by roller skiing the World Cup trails in an epic race of endurance and speed. As if that’s not enough, afterward, take to the range with the intense precision of rifle marksmanship in a Biathlon Super Sprint. On Sunday, take to the sky in the NYSEF Climb to the Castle race. Ascending the 8% grade 13 km of the Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway is not a task for the faint of heart, certainly not on roller skis! Do you think you have what it takes for this grueling course? Join us for a fun and challenging weekend of competition and see how you stack up. Not up for competing–come for the experience of cheering on and being inspired by some amazing athletes competing in one of the most beautiful backdrops of mountains and forest at the Lake Placid Legacy Sites.


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