Greg Hill March Madness Vertical Challenge


Mr. Greg Hill was named one of the Top 25 Fittest Guys in the World in 2011 for climbing and skiing 2 million feet on 71 mountains over 266 days of ski touring,
For 2014 Greg has set his sights on a new goal - to climb and ski 328,000 vertical feet or 100 vertical kilometers during the month of March. It sounds like Greg has set an impressive goal for himself.

To celebrate Greg’s mission we are hosting a contest on Twitter. The contest will run for the month of March during Greg's mission and we want you to guess Greg’s vertical progress each week.  By using the hashtag #ghillmadness and including your vertical guess for each week in your tweet we will reward the “guesser” who's guess is closest without going over Greg's total vertical for the week. The prize includes an Arc'teryx backpack or a Suunto Ambit 2 watch depending on the week. Full Rules and Regs

Greg’s current personal climbing and skiing monthly record is 77 kilometers so his March Madness goal is almost a 25% increase in madness. Doing the math, that equates to over 10,000 vertical feet per day for 31 days. Greg is adding another element to his plans by trying to ski new terrain every day, no repeats.

“My latest challenge is an intimidating one. I love knowing my personal potential; it has been a life long goal. To always push myself to my limits and to live life to its limit,” Hill said. “Ski mountaineering has been easy to quantify how much I am doing with my life and the vertical feet climbed has always measured how much I’ve lived that day.”

Greg will be tracking his progress through, social media and his website: In addition to the contest you can track Greg’s progress using #ghillmadness on

Follow Greg - 


Instagram - @greg_hill_ski

Twitter - @greghill2mill

Facebook - Greg Hill 

If you missed Greg's sweet video at the top of the post you can watch it here...

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