Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 @ 6:00 AM
Registration closes: Tue, May 31 @ 11:59 PM

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

While we are very optimistic about our 2022 race, we thought the same in 2021. We'll be closely monitoring restrictions, and planning our 2022 race in line with whatever COVID-19 guidelines are required to keep our participants, volunteers and community safe.

Please note: Fernie Alpine Resort's Summer 2022 COVID-19 Safety and Vaccination policies have not yet been confirmed. Their current policy for Winter 2021/22 season states that proof of COVID vaccination is required to visit Fernie Alpine Resort. Please be aware that if you register as an unvaccinated racer, you may not be able to race.

Please read Stag Leap's evolving COVID-19 Special Operating Plan + Safety Policy, HERE.

BUYING + SELLING ENTRIES

As we have a substantial wait list, we will only be allowing entries to be sold to those on the wait list - in order from top to bottom. If you are entered and cannot race, please reach out and we will assist with the sale in a fair fashion.

ABOUT

Now in its 6th (actual 4th) year, this high-vert, challenging 50km, encompassing some of Fernie’s best trails and jaw dropping views, full of #FernieStoke is back…with a difference.

2022 sees the inaugural NEW course. Panic not, the iconic Leg 1 over Mt. Fernie remains as is, with changes to Leg 2 and 3 - wave goodbye to Stupid Traverse, and hello to some other epic climbs and views. The new route is just as good, just as hard and just as beautiful - possibly even more so! Additionally, we are sadly no longer able to offer Teams – this race is SOLO only.

With ~2,898m of climbing and a whole lot of amazing Fernie single track, the route makes the Elk Valley Ultra a fun yet challenging race experience, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

For more details on this year's race, head to our website HERE.

2022 COURSE DETAILS

LEG 1:
Start: UPDATE! Maiden Lake. Finish: Old Growth Parking.
20.5km // 1,474m ascent
Strava: HERE
GPX: HERE

LEG 2:
Start: Old Growth Parking. Finish: Fernie Alpine Resort.
16.5km // 616m
Strava: HERE
GPX: HERE

LEG 3:
Start: Fernie Alpine Resort. Finish: Fernie Alpine Resort.
14km // 808m
Strava: HERE
GPX: HERE

TOTAL:
~50km // ~2,898m ascent
Strava: HERE

CATEGORIES & PRICING

50km SOLO
Limit: 200 racers.
Entry: $135.
Categories: NEW for 2022. Categories are <40, 40-59 and 60+, with prizing 1st-3rd in each.

REGISTRATION RULES

We have sold out quickly every year, and expect to do so again in 2022! Shirts sizes aren't exchangeable - so please size up. If you're unable to race, you are able to sell your entry - after a stressful two years, refunds are NOT available.

ENTRY INCLUDES

- Elk Valley Ultra awesome shirt by Presenting sponsor Giv'er Shirtworks
- Finish Line Beer from Fernie Brewing Co
- Fantastic Finishers medals and Top 3 Trophies by category, by Wild Wolves
- Fully stocked Aid Stations
- Entry fee also includes a donation to the Fernie Trails Alliance to go towards Fernie's amazing trail network.

RACE WEEKEND INFO

Location: Fernie, BC
Distance: 50km Solo
Compulsory Check-in & Waiver Signing: Friday July 22nd, 4pm-7pm
Race Start Time: 6am
Cut off: Finish line 7pm (13hrs), plus generous on-course cut offs
2022 Awards: Details to follow

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