Cost: FREE ENTRY (donations accepted to cover food costs)
*Limited to 45 participants total, so please register early and only register if you plan on attending.
*There is NO race-day registration. You MUST register ahead of time to ensure that you receive important pre-race updates and instructions.
To register: Email Alec Muthig (email@example.com) with...
* Where you are from
* 11 or 22 mile race?
* Any questions
* Note that you must be 18 or older to participate.
Sign-in on race morning will require you to sign a waiver and present your required gear.
11 mile single loop 'classic' race:
Hilly, cold, and windy, but stunningly beautiful loop that circles the Twin Mountain massif while winding through massive rock outcroppings and valleys. Racers will encounter long stretches of thigh deep snow, some ice, and 2000 feet of climbing. One unmanned, basic aid station will be found midway around the loop. Very challenging.
22 mile double loop 'marathon' race:
Two of the 11-mile loops run in the same direction (in case you missed something the first time). In addition to having the unmanned aid station twice, there will be a fully-stocked aid station at the 11 mile point with warm food. This course is just as challenging as a 50k race -- harder in high snow years.
* No snowshoes, skis or other special floatation devices allowed. Ski poles are allowed.
* Traction devices are allowed, e.g., MicroSpikes, FlightBoots, YakTrax, etc.
* Cutoff: 22 mile racers must finish the first loop in 3:30 to be allowed to continue.
* All racers must carry the following minimum required gear: 20 oz of water, 200 calories of food, wind coat, warm hat, and gloves. Required gear will be checked at registration and at the finish line. These are minimums. I'd suggest carrying much more.
* BE PREPARED. There is no way off of the loop until the finish. If injured, it may take hours to recover your body, er, I mean rescue you.
* As difficult as it may seem when you are out there, just enjoy...
Location changes depending on snow conditions and inaccessibility. Email the race director for current directions.
Official Race Website