The Supplementary List
A Supplementary List Rider or 'SL' is a rider who has been through the Beginners’ Course and is either completing his first visit to the Cresta Run, or has ridden in previous seasons and returned to ride again.
A Beginner is someone who has never ridden the Cresta Run before and receives special treatment on his first day of riding: an introductory talk from the Secretary and instruction, before his first 3 rides, from the Club ‘Gurus’ – senior SMTC Members with vast experience of teaching new riders how to ride. A rider is only a Beginner on his first day ever of riding the Cresta Run. After that he is deemed to be an SL Rider.
On your first day of riding in a season you should be at the Clubhouse between 45 and 30 minutes before the Run opens. Late arrivals will not be allowed to ride.
Riding in December
Beginners must arrive by 0745 at the latest. The Run opens at 0830.
Riding in January & February
Beginners must arrive by 0715 at the latest. The Run opens at 0800.
Enter your name on the SL Riding List in the Dressing Room. Get your riding equipment, complete a registration form and go upstairs to the Bar to pay. Depending on where your name is on the SL Riding List, be ready to ride when the Run opens.
How much does it cost to ride as an SL?
SLs pay CHF 500 for their first 5 rides and CHF 51 per ride thereafter, except those under the age of 28 who pay CHF 35 per ride after their first five. This includes the equipment (helmet, boots with rakes, handguards, elbow and knee pads and a toboggan).
SLs must pay for their initial rides when they arrive on their first morning at the Clubhouse. Payment can be made in cash or by major credit card. Additional rides must be paid for when riders have finished riding on their last day.
How to book
SLs can book a slot for riding by choosing a practice session from our online calendar and following the instructions there.