Event History

2018 Hike for Spencer

Money raised since 2011: $350,000

2017 Hike for Spencer

Since it’s inception seven years ago, The Hike for Spencer has raised over $300,000 for the Spencer Nelson Memorial Fund-Winter Park Ski Education Foundation. All the monies raised were used to fund scholarships and help athletes with thousands in travel costs as they attain the national level of competition in their sport.

Many disciplines benefited in 2017 year, with a number of athletes from each discipline receiving program grants;

  • All Mountain (6)
  • Alpine (7)
  • Freestyle (10)
  • Snowboard (4)
  • Nordic (5)

2016 Hike for Spencer

Money raised since 2011: $250,000

Athletes supported in 2016: 61

Many disciplines benefited in 2016 year, with a number of athletes from each discipline receiving program grants;

  • All Mountain (10)
  • Alpine (15)
  • Freestyle (9)
  • Park and Pipe (14)
  • Big Mountain (2)
  • Snowboard (11)

2014 Hike for Spencer

Money raised since 2011: over $140,000

Total number of athletes supported: over 140

Many disciplines benefited in 2014 year, with a number of athletes from each discipline receiving program grants;

  • All Mountain (3)
  • Alpine (9)
  • Freestyle (5)
  • Park and Pipe (7)
  • Big Mountain (1)
  • Snowboard (8)

2013 Hike for Spencer

Money raised since 2011: over $100,000

Total number of athletes supported: over 100

Many disciplines benefited in 2013 year, with a number of athletes from each discipline receiving program grants;

  • All Mountain (3)
  • Alpine (8)
  • Freestyle (10)
  • Freeski (6)
  • Big Mountain (1)
  • Snowboard (7)

2011 Hike for Spencer

The first Annual Hike for Spencer was held in August 2011 and had over 400 participants, raising $30,000 for the Spencer Nelson Memorial
Fund-Winter Park Ski Education Foundation. The Spencer Nelson Memorial Fund helped 30 Grand County Athletes in the 2011 year.

Many disciplines benefited this year with a number of athletes from each discipline receiving program grants;

  • All Mountain (4)
  • Alpine (8)
  • Freestyle (9)
  • Freeski (2)
  • Snowboard (7)

 

 

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