CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (CBS4) – Hundreds of Santas joined together on Saturday to break a world record in Crested Butte.

The mountain resort set the world record for the most skiing Santas in one place, with 827 Santa skiers and snowboarders.

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It was the third annual Santa Ski Day event, and beat the previous world record of 765 Santas.

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Lift tickets were significantly discounted for the Santa participants, who had to wear a Santa hat, jacket, pants and beard to qualify.

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The 2016 event is scheduled for the second weekend in December.

Santa skiing at CBMR on Sat., Dec. 12, 2015. A total of 827 Santas were recorded in this years count.  (credit: Nathan Bilow)

Santa skiing at CBMR on Sat., Dec. 12, 2015. A total of 827 Santas were recorded in this years count. (credit: Nathan Bilow)