Date: Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Race Name: Snowmass XC
Location: Start at Fanny Hill
Start Time: 6:00pm
Event Type: Mountain Bike
Location: Fanny Hill
Volunteer: To sign up to Marshal for this race or any race this season go to: Marshal Signup
Party Info: Post race party at the Ranger Station
Kids Race: This week, we will also be hosting the final kid’s race of the season. Please encourage kids age’s 6-10 to come out and ride this popular and exciting course. Registration is free but a waiver must be signed.
Course Description: Wave 1 and Wave 2 riders: Start in Base Village (at the base of the Village Express lift in Snowmass). Ride up Fanny Hill road and follow right before Coney Glade lift. Turn left onto Village Bound trail above Water Plant Building. Follow Village Bound trail uphill until it ends on work road. Continue on Sam’s Knob road through tunnel. Turn left onto Cross Mountain trail just as you pass the Ullrhof Restaurant. Take the Cross Mountain Trail to Government Trail (Traditional Entrance), then go left down Anaerobic Nightmare. Riders then go LEFT on the Tom Blake Trail and take it to Faraway Road. Climb left up the paved Faraway Road for 100 yards then go right on Tom Blake Trail. Continue to make your way to base village on Tom Blake and follow course markings ultimately descending Viking Trail towards to the finish back in Base Village.
Wave 3: Riders will race a SHORTER LOOP. Start in Base Village (at the base of the Village Express lift in Snowmass). Ride up Fanny Hill road and follow right before Coney Glade lift. Turn left onto Village Bound trail above Water Plant Building. Follow Village Bound trail uphill until it ends on work road. Continue on Sam’s Knob road through tunnel. Turn left onto Cross Mountain trail as you pass the Ullrhof Restaurant. Follow the Cross Mountain Trail to a left turn on VERDE and ride this to the finish line back at Base Village.
Categories: Click Here for more information about our race categories
Wave 1: 6:00pm, Long course – Men’s A
Wave 2: 6:05pm, Long course – Women’s A, Men’s B
Wave 3: 6:10pm, Short course – All other categories
Race day sign in and/or paper registration takes place from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Race day entry fees are $5.00 for Aspen Cycling Club members, $10 for non-members. Please bring exact change.
Race numbers are issued for each discipline for the entire season! Bring your number to every race!
Cancellation policy: In the event of inclement weather on race day, the Aspen Cycling Club Board of Directors will communicate with the race director to determine the club’s ability to operate a race that is reasonably safe for competitors and for mountain bike races, preserves the integrity of local trails. All racers should assume that a final decision will be made at the start line by the race director. However, when possible, the Board of Directors will alert racers of a race cancellation prior to the start by emailing the club email group, posting on the website and the ACC Facebook page by 5 p.m. PLEASE DO NOT PHONE OR TEXT THE RACE DIRECTOR FOR RACE CANCELLATION INFORMATION.