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Snowmobile hillclimb returns to Copper Peak


February 22, 2022

Charity Smith / Daily Globe

A LARGE crowd gathers at the base of Copper Peak to watch snowmobilers attempt to climb the hill while making several sharp turns around a track, during the return of the annual snowmobile hillclimb event on Sunday.


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IRONWOOD - After a 10-year hiatus, the snowmobile hillclimb returned to Copper Peak this past weekend.

Participants had a simple goal to make it to the top of the extremely steep Copper Peak hill, zigging and zagging around gates. The top prizes went to those who made it to the top in the shortest time.

Tyler Robinson, of Afton, Wyoming, was named King of the Hill in the Mod Class with a winning time of 42.06 seconds.

Matt Tingstad of Bessemer claimed the Stock Class King of the Hill moniker with a best time of 42.64.

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