Saturday, Jan 20, 2024

Twin Mountain Trudge

Laramie, WY 50K Triple Trudge, Double Loop, Single Loop

This Event Took Place Sat. Jan 20, 2024

Event Postponed

This event has been postponed from Jan 13, 2024 to Jan 20, 2024

Race info

The 2024 race will now be held on January 20 due to extreme cold temperatures!
This race is full! Please email the race director at to get on the waitlist.

Join us for the 20th running of the Twin Mountain Trudge!

ONE YEAR ONLY: To celebrate 20 years of trudging, we will be offering a 50k triple trudge option! This will be a true 50k and start up the forest road to get the full mileage. Are you brave enough to toe the line?

Single loop ‘classic’ race (about 10.2 miles):
Hilly, cold, and windy, but stunningly beautiful loop that circles the Twin Mountain massif while winding through massive rock outcroppings and valleys. Racers will encounter long stretches of thigh deep snow, some ice, and 2000 feet of climbing. One unmanned, basic aid station will be found midway around the loop. Very challenging. Winners will complete the loop in around two hours (if they're lucky), others can expect to take three to five hours (or more).

Double loop ‘marathon’ race (about 20.5 miles):
Two loops run in the same direction (in case you missed something the first time). In addition to having the unmanned aid station twice, there will be a fully-stocked aid station at the halfway point (start/finish) with warm food. This course is just as challenging as a 50k race — harder in high snow years.

No snowshoes, skis or other special floatation devices allowed.
Ski poles are allowed.
Traction devices are allowed, e.g., MicroSpikes, YakTrax, etc.

Required gear, as listed below, will be checked at registration and at the finish line. These are minimums. I’d suggest carrying more.
• 40 oz of fluids
• 400 calories of food
• Firestarter
• Wind coat
• Long pants
• Warm hat
• Gloves or mitts
• Emergency whistle
• Mylar emergency “space” blanket
• 22 milers must have a headlamp or flashlight with them on the second loop.

Cutoff: 22 mile racers must finish the first loop in 3:30 to be allowed to continue.

BE PREPARED. There is no way off of the loop until the finish. If injured, it may take hours to recover your body, er, I mean rescue you.

As difficult as it may seem when you are out there, just enjoy…

Event's current local time: 8:38 AM MT


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