Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

February 7 & 8, 2015
in Manchester, VT

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A primitive biathlon is a fun and challenging wilderness competition of target shooting and snowshoeing. The event is open to all muzzleloading firearm enthusiast, regardless of their skill level or athletic ability.

Spectators are welcomed and encouraged to view portions of the course. Other black powder shooting events are held throughout the weekend.

All the wonderful prizes shown below have been generously donated by many local sponsors. To date, this event has contributed $3400 to Green Mountain Conservation Camps and $16,500 to the Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Green Mountain Conservation Camps Scholarship Fund.

2015 Raffle Grand Prize:

Thompson Center Arms .54 cal. Renegade

This year's traditional cap lock raffle prize will be a “like new” Thompson Center “Renegade” percussion 50-cal rifle, generously donated to us by two faithful return competitors, Dale Hubbard of Reading, MA, and Steve DeSalvo of Glen Rock, NJ. This marks the third year in a row that these Gentlemen have given a muzzle loader for our grand prize giveaway!

Thompson Center Arms .50 cal Impact Inline

This year's inline raffle prize will be a "brand new" Thompson Center "Impact!" 50-cal rifle, generously donated to us by Mike Colton of MMA Guns in Ira, VT.

Mountain man with muzzleloader

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2014 Sponsors (Donated prizes, services, etc.)