Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon

February 9-10, 2019
in Manchester, VT

2018 Results - Click Here


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 $30,000 to the Manchester Rod and Gun Club's Green Mountain Conservation Camps Scholarship Fund.

2018 Raffle Prizes:

Thompson Center Arms .50 cal. Cherokee

This year's traditional cap lock raffle prize will be a Thompson Center 45 cal. Cherokee.


This year we have two inline raffle prizes. The first is a CVA Wolf .50 SS/Black Syn. with sights.

Traditions Buckstalker .50 Cerakote/G2 Vista

The second inline rifle prize is a Traditions Buckstalker .50 Cerakote/G2 Vista.

Door Prizes:

Registrants and spectators can also sign up to win one of many great door prizes to be given away. You do not have to be present to win. Last year our generous sponsors have donated over $2500 in goods and services.

Mountain man with muzzleloader

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We are tremendously grateful for the support of our sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible. Please take a moment to visit them.

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