Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Start Time: 6:00pm
Event Type: Mountain Bike – FREE EVENT
The short course will be a loop on the Prince Creek Trails. The long course will add on an additional loop. Riders will start at the new parking area, the “Bull Pen”. Riders will start on the road for a bit and get on the single track at Tybar Ranch Gate (left off road). Climb on the Prince Creek trail and continue climbing Monte Carlo trail. Riders will rejoin the Monte Carlo trail at the new BLM campground. Climb single track to BLM 8320/Porcupine Traverse, then turn left onto BLM 8320 and follow it to Highline Trail. Turn right on to Highline Trail, follow Highline to BLM 8320, turn right and climb BLM 8320 to Trough. Descend Trough to South Porcupine. Turn left on South Porcupine and then turn right onto Ginormous. Descend Ginormous. Turn left after Ginormous onto Monte Carlo and climb Monte Carlo through to BLM 8320/Porcupine Traverse again. Turn left towards Highline again. Short Course: Finish next to Highline gate at base of Highline. Long Course: Climb through Highline again then continue up BLM 8320 to Father of Ginormous. Riders will descend Father of Ginormous through the extension (watch out for trail changes). After the descent, long course riders will turn left again up prince creek trail to porcupine traverse and finish next to the Highline Gate.
Waves / Start Times / Laps:
Wave 1: Time 6:00 – Long Course – Men’s A
Wave 2: Time 6:03 – Long Course – Women’s A, Men’s B
Wave 3: Time 6:05 – Short Course – All other categories
Parking Info: Very limited parking is available at the Prince Creek Trails. Please park at Roaring Fork High School and ride to the start line (about 25 minutes at an easy pace).
Race Day Sign-In: Sign in and/or paper registration takes opens at 5:00pm at the START LINE. From parking at the Roaring Fork High School to start line on Prince Creek Road is about 25 minutes at an easy riding pace. The Prince Creek MTB Race will be free of charge for all racers.
Warm-Up: Please do not warm up on the race course after 6:00pm. After that time, ride on Prince Creek Road below the start area. Be respectful of traffic and property during your warmup. Do not block cars, and do not urinate in public. If caught urinating, you will be disqualified from the evening’s race. Plan accordingly.