• Bike Recommendation

The two most ideally suited types of bikes for this event are an XC full suspension or a hardtail mountain bike. This recommendation is based on the terrain of the course, however all mountain bikes are welcome! We DO NOT allow cyclocross or gravel bikes (no drop bar bikes).

 

  • XC full suspension

  • Hard Tail Mountain Bike

 

  • Volunteers

To keep our riders safe and taken care of, we need an awesome team of volunteers! Please click on (or share!) the link below if you’re interested in joining the volunteer team. Volunteer opportunities and duties are explained by clicking on the Signup link.

CLICK THE BUTTON TO THE LEFT OR SHARE THIS LINK BELOW
 

  • Camping at the Finish Line

  • Camping Check-in is on Friday, from 12pm - 8pm

  • One RV/trailer/van or tent/site (other accompanying vehicles must be kept in general parking area)

  • A maximum of 8 persons/site (max. 4 adults (16 years of age or older) + 4 children) **Must Social distance from other households.

  • Please pre-purchase your camping spot in advance online, as there are limited spots available. Once you arrive on site, please check in with Camp Host, and you will be directed to your site.

  • Generator use is permitted between the hours of 8 am – 12 pm and 6pm-8pm only

  • Quiet hours: 10 pm - 7 am

  • Pets allowed, but must be kept on leash & please clean up after your pet.

  • Checkout: Sunday @ 12 pm (Please leave your site as you found it, and take your garbage with you.)

  • Potable water is available at the south-east side of the Lodge

  • Outdoor toilets (porto potties) are available 24 hours/day

  • Indoor washrooms are available when the Lodge is open

 

NO OPEN FIRES!


Not permitted:

- Fire pits/camp fires/wood and charcoal fuelled fires or appliances.
** Propane fuelled appliances are acceptable.

 

  • Trail Course Map

'Trail Forks' map coming soon. See google KML file by clicking the button on the left. The course is DIFFICULT (trails, elevation and distance).

 

2020 Map

 

Rest stops and the bag drop will be clearly marked on the trail.

coming soon more info and TrailForks mapping

  • Schedule

2020 coming soon...

FRIDAY

Friday sign-in is located at the Finish line/ Powder Keg Lodge

Sign-in: Friday 6pm-8pm (rider check-in, Chip time registration, etc.).

See 'Sign-in' section below for further details.

SATURDAY

Saturday sign-in is located at the Start line
6:00-6:30 am: Late Sign-In (rider check in, Chip time registration, etc.). See sign-in sectionbelow for further details.

 

6:45 am: All Racers must be at the Start Line. See 'Start Line' on this page for more info
6:45 am: Race Director Announcements (important race details, etc).

7:00 am: RACE START

 

9:30 am: Rest Stop #1 CUT OFF

If you're not at the Adanac Summit rest point 2.5 hours after the Race Start time, you will kindly be turned back to town and will not be permitted to continue the race, for your own safety.


4:30 pm: RACE FINISH

 

9.5 Hour CUT OFF:

Racers can continue beyond the 9.5 hour cut-off, however the race course will not be supported beyond this time and racers will not be official ‘race finishers’ beyond this time cut off. The sweep vehicle will mark the end of the race and will inform you as they pass you that you will be leaving the race and or getting in the support vehicle.

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Catering will be open

(This will allow volunteers to get fed too).

5:00 pm: Race Awards.

  • Protection & Personal Gear

 

Helmets are MANDATORY for ALL riders

Bear spray is also mandatory

 

 

All riders are recommended to have the following gear:

  • Gloves & Eye protection

  • PPE recommended for COVID-19 response while signing up or in lines

  • Sunscreen up at the start of the day!

  • Charged cell phone, as you can use TrailForks to stay on route

  • Sun protective clothing

  • Small tools

  • Extra tube(s)

  • Water purification tabs

  • Snacks

  • Water

 

  • Race Rules

Read below for important event-specific information:

  • Keep social distancing at top of mind!

  • Helmets are MANDATORY for ALL Racers. Helmets must be worn at all times while on the course

  • MANDATORY - Social Distance at all times.

  • ALL RACER must pick up timing chip and plate and drop off the bag they wish to be dropped out on the course during sign-in

  • All riders must attend the 'Race Briefing' before the start of the race

  • No bikes with dropped bars - this is a Mountain Bike Race

  • Stay on marked trails and use bridges over the creeks. Dismount if necessary

 

 

  • Sign-in

 Sign-in will take place at the PowderKeg Ski area parking lot on

Friday from 4pm-7pm.

Last-Minute sign-in will take place on Saturday from 6am-6:30am - at the Start line.

 

You will receive the following for the ride:

 

  • Race Chip

  • Race plate for your bike or jersey

  • Necessary race info

  • Other race items

  • Bag Drop (small bag with items you would like on the course)Please have your 'bag drop' bag ready at Sign-In. This bag can contain extra gear, clothing, snacks and more. Please make sure the bag is no larger than ~10L. 

** We charge $75/chip for lost  chips. Please attach your chip to you in a safe location.

  • Camping

  • Parking

  • Start Line

  • Finish Line

  • Sign-in

Click the 'Finish Line' button on the left for a google maps pin for the Finish Line & Camping location.

 

  • Camping check-in is available from 12pm-8pm on Friday

  • Sart Line 6am-8am

  • Day Parking

  • Finish line is located here

  • Friday Sign-in is located here from 4pm-7pm

  • Apres in the Pass - CANCELLED FOR 2020 FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING COMPLIANCE

  • All guests must social distance at all times.

  • Contact Us

 

Direct contact info for the race staff & event organizers will be provided in an email sent out the week of the race, with other safety briefing details. For now, please contact us via the 'Contact Form'.

 

2021 info coming soon...

Info below is not updated.