A very difficult and exceptionally beautiful run through the Pioneer Mountains. Entrants will reach a high point of 11,000 during the course of the race. Entry should NOT be taken lightly. This race is an excellent trainer for any high-altitude 50 or 100 Miler. There will be an early start of 6:00 AM for runners that want 14 hours to finish, and 12 hours (8 AM start) for every one else. Runners will receive a unique award for finishing this event. The 2014 event will be CAPPED at 200 runners, 100 in the 60K and 100 in the 25K.
PRIZE PURSE: Initial Prize Purse for 2014 will be $500 each for 1st Male/Female. We are also offering a $250 gift card for 2nd place M/F, and $100 for 3rd OA. Race winners are always offered a free entry the following year as well.
25K OPTION: We have decided to allow a 25K (16.9 miles) race this year. This will take place over the last half of the 60K. Please do not sign up for this if you are a wimp. It has over twice the elevation of Robie Creek and is over very remote terrain. All your aid is hiked in.
2015 Stage Race
We will open registration for the stage race August 16th, 2014. The race will be limited to 50 spots. This stages will be 12.9 mi/14.5 mi/18 mi/37 mi over the course of four days. This SIMPLY will not be the event to miss. 83 miles with over 23,000 ft of elevation gain over some very remote and beautiful terrain. Your entry fee will get you free camping and shuttling, some very nice race schwag, some cool clothing, plus all the standard race amenities you typically see at backcountry ultramarathons. This will be a "family" event, where runners are encouraged to make new friends and learn more about their fellow competitors.
Local time: 10:24 AM