The two-stop North Face Masters will cater to the motivation, talent, and skill of world-class big mountain snowboarders. It's coming to Snowbird Feb. 8-11. The event features a $45,000 cash prize purse and an opportunity for big mountain snowboarders to pit themselves against athlete and mountain alike. Prizes will be awarded to male and female champions, with the chance to continue their winning streak in Alaska. Airfare, lodging, and entry to The North Face Masters at Alyeska, April 2-6, to push their limits against the Chugach Range's palette of jaw-dropping steeps, couloirs, and wide-open faces. Final round athletes of the Alyeska event will be rewarded with a heli-drop at the start of the finals, courtesy of Chugach Powder Guides, where they will compete in the final run on Big League, a section of the mountain not open to the public until 2010. All male and female snowboarding competitors over the age of 18 may participate. Registration is open online at