Mike and Belinda McConnell are well-known at Deer Valley for their synchronized ski runs, and matching outfits.
Fox 13 News Utah spoke with the couple about their matching gear, and their goal to ski 3 million vertical feet this season.
‘3 million vertical feet’ sounds like a high number itself, but breaking down the number of runs and time needed to complete the feet is even more impressive.
Take a look at these hypothetical numbers to accomplish 3 million vertical feet of skiing at Deer Valley.
Total Vertical Feet: 3 Million
Longest Vertical Drop at Deer Valley: 1,910′ (True Up Vertical)
Minimum Number of Runs Needed to Accomplish Goal: ~1,571 runs (3,000,000 vertical feet/1,910 maximum vert per run)
Deer Valley Winter Season- 12/5/20 – 4/11/21 (128 days)
Minimum Average Number of Runs Needed Each Day: ~12.3 runs/day (1,571 runs/128 days).
What’s the most vertical you’ve skied in a season?