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GORE-TEX Kahtoola Uphill Event Raises $57,000 for Environmental Education

Catherine Donovan


Flagstaff, Ariz. (March 17, 2022) – Kahtoola, creator of award-winning traction and performance-driven gaiters, is proud to announce that its 15th annual GORE-TEX Kahtoola Uphill event raised over $57,000 for youth environmental education programs at Friends of Camp Colton.

The annual February event, held at the Arizona Snowbowl, has become a Flagstaff tradition and this year’s race was the most successful to-date. The costume-optional race drew participants aged 3 to 73 and marked the first year back in person since 2020. This year’s event also coincides with the 50th anniversary of race’s beneficiary, Camp Colton, a legendary Northern Arizona institution. Combined proceeds from entry fees, racer fundraising, and raffle tickets raised over $57,000. All monies will enable more kids to benefit from access to the outdoors at Camp Colton.