2022 Vancouver VK Power Rankings

How the Power Rankings Work

Below is a run down on how you can earn power ranking points during the series.

Bonus for Every VK Attempt

Every time you run a VK course you will receive a power ranking bonus. You will receive this bonus even if you went off course, or potentially didn't finish the course due to some circumstance (always safety first!). The point allocation is as follows:
  • Grouse Mountain group (5 courses): 50pts
  • Skyline group (3 courses): 75pts
  • Fromme group (3 courses): 100pts
  • Cypress group (2 courses): 125pts
  • The Sea to Sky Group (4 courses): 250pts
  • The Headwaters Group (3 courses): 400pts

Each New Course Run

Every time you run a new course you haven't run before you receive a power ranking bonus of 50pts

Bonus for Every All-Time Course Record Set

Every time you set a new course record (including 2021 records) you receive a points bonus of: 1000pts. You retain your bonus even if someone else subsequently sets a new faster time in the future.

Bonus for Every 2022 Season Course Record Set

Every time you set a new 2022 Season course record (excluding the 2021 course records) you receive a points bonus of: 200pts. You retain your bonus even if someone else subsequently sets a new faster time in the future.

Bonus for Running Every Course in a Group

Run all the courses in a group and receive a bonus:
  • Grouse Mountain group (5 courses): 500pts
  • Skyline group (3 courses): 500pts
  • Cypress group (2 courses): 500pts
  • Fromme group (3 courses): 1000pts
  • The Sea to Sky Group (4 courses): 2000pts
  • The Backcountry Group (3 courses): 2000pts

Run All 20 Courses in the Series

Run all the courses in the series and receive a bonus of 5000pts
You will also be listed on the Series Hall of Fame!

Weekly Vert Winner

Climb the most Vert in the week and gain a bonus of 200pts

Monthly Vert Winner

Climb the most Vert in the month and gain a bonus of 1000pts

Monthly Vert Winner for each VK Course (Minimum 2 course attempts required)

Climb the most Vert in the month for a VK course and gain a bonus of 200pts

Series Winner - Most Attempts

Series winner for most VK climbs 2500pts

Series Winner - Most Attempts for each VK Course

Series winner for most climbs on each VK course: 250pts

Series Winner Most Climbs in Course Group

Run the most courses in a course group for the series
 
Group Points
Grouse Group 1000
Skyline Group 1000
Cypress Group 1000
Fromme Group 1000
Sea to Sky Group 2500
Backcountry Group 2500

Run Multiple VK's in a Day

Run more than one VK in a day and receive a points bonus (it can be different courses).

Note: If you take the Grouse Mountain tram down (or are shuttled down by any other means car etc..) you will be deducted 50% of the weighted bonus points allocated for each climb. If you run down, you will receive the full points allocation.
 
Number in a Day Points
2 500
3 1500
4 3000
5 4500
6 6000
7 7500
8 9000
9 10500
10 12000

Run Multiple VK's in a Week

Run more than one VK in a week and receive a points bonus (it can be different courses).
 
Number in a Week Points
5 300
9 800
14 2000

Run Multiple VK's in a Month

Run more than one VK in a Month and receive a points bonus (it can be different courses).
 
Number in a Month Points
9 500
18 1000
27 2000
36 4000
45 8000

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