Pacesetting Trials at Aspen, CO

NASTAR Regional Pacesetting Trials are not open to the public.


The Rocky Mountain NASTAR Regional Pacesetting Trials will be held on Aspen Mountain with Daron Rahlves, December 17.

Each NASTAR resort is required to send, at minimum, two (2) pacesetters and not more than (5) pacesetters to earn certified pacesetting handicaps.


To enter: Go to and Log In to your NASTAR record.  How to Log In

Then, click on the REGISTER tab. At the bottom of the page you will see a list of resorts that are hosting Pacesetting Trials. Enter the race at Aspen Mountain.


Friday, Dec. 17

9:00am - 10:30am – Check in-Aspen Mountain Main Ticket office under the gondola

10:30 - 11:00am – Course Inspection-SILVER DIP SWING

11:00am-12:00am – Coat Race: Jam format. Take as many runs as possible in one hour.

12:00pm - 1:30pm – Suit Race: Jam format. Take as many runs as possible in one hour and thirty minutes.

  • Pacesetters will earn Certified NASTAR Pacesetting Handicaps and will be added to the Pacesetter Database.

  • Pacesetter handicaps can be seen under the Personal tab within their NASTAR record.



If you are driving in for the day, the easiest place to park is at Buttermilk. Parking in Aspen is difficult, while parking at Buttermilk and riding the bus directly to the base of the gondola will make your Aspen experience much easier.

You will pick-up your lift ticket and bib number in the main gondola ticket office on the plaza level. Look for the Ski School Desk.