First ascent to the Summit of Snowbird is a series of 5 climbs, gaining a total of 4500’ at mile 9.2 A long descent awaits to the Pacific Mine Aid station, with a 3400’ descent over rocky singletrack. After Pacific Mine aid station at mile 15.5, a 3000’ climb up a technical ATV road over the top of “miller hill”. A short descent to the Mineral Basin aid station brings mile 21. Next climb from the Mineral Basin aid station goes over Baldy Summit. 2000’ in 1.7 miles. Tunnel aid station is at mile 24. Descent Peruvian Gulch trail then turn up the Ridge Trail and climb again 1500’ to Hidden Peak summit. Final descent has one “bump” climb of 500’, then rocky singletrack and smooth bike trail to the finish.
Start Time is 630am Saturday – Mass start, no waves.
A variety of refreshments and supplies will be available along the route for the exclusive use of participants:
For sustainability reasons, no cups will be provided with the supplies. Race organizers will only supply drinks into the vessels, drums or liquid bags of athletes.
A full array of services awaits athletes for a premium trail running experience:
50K Prize Purse $7000
Male and Female