REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON FEBRUARY 2nd, 2015 @ 10am MST
The 7th Annual Pierre’s Hole Mountain Bike Race at Grand Targhee Resort is August 15, 2015.
Camping - will be available at Grand Targhee in the lower parking area. Camping is available Thursday-Sunday for $20 per camp site for the event. Tent and RV are the same price. Showers are included, kids 18 and under camp for free, purchase online or at the Activity Center or the Lodging Front Desk.
Lodging - Lodging discounts available. Call 800-TARGHEE (827-4433) to get the best rates.
Course - The course will have the start/ finish just off the main plaza at Grand Targhee Resort. The course will be marked with blue directional arrows and course tape, starting August 12th. The course is 31+ miles long (1-2 miles of trail will be added in June) with estimate of 3000’of climbing per lap. First lap will ride out the Powder Reserve Traverse road from the start, remaining laps will use Lightning Ridge trail.
1st lap - Ride out Powder Reserve Traverse Road, Left on to Peaked Trail, Climb Peaked to 38 Special Trail. Descend 38 Special Trail and continue down Mill Creek Trail, to intersection of Cold Springs trail turn right. Continue to the upper section of Ski Hill Road to Grand Targhee Resort, turn left on the road just prior to the Targhee front gate (parking lot 5) and ride Green Horn Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride the Rick’s Basin Loop counter clockwise, more lap details will be provided soon on this section of the course.
Laps 2, 3 - Ride out Lightning Ridge Trail and around the Lightning Loop, continue up Peaked Trail. Descend down 38 Special Trail and continue descending Mill Creek Trail, turn right onto Cold Springs trail After Cold Springs trail turn right onto to the upper section of Ski Hill Road to Grand Targhee Resort, turn left on the road just prior to the Targhee front gate (parking lot 5) and ride Green Horn Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride the Rick’s Basin Loop counter clockwise, more lap details will be provided soon on this section of the course
Feed Zone - There will be 3 feed zones along the course. Feed #1 just after start finish line/ feed #2 Cold Springs / SKI Hill Rd– end of Cold springs trail and intersection of Ski Hill rd.
Feed #3 – Music venue / lower parking lot @ Targhee. Any feed which will go to feed #2 must be labeled and dropped off at the start by 6:00am. Other feeds are walking distance from start/finish line.
Racers check in / meeting - Racer info and check in will be held at Grand Targhee RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building) at 6:00pm on Friday, August 15. Racers will receive bike plates, timing chip and swag bags along with a meeting regarding the course and race. Any racers who can’t make the Friday meeting will be able to pick up plates Saturday morning 5:15am- 6:15am (100 mile) upstairs in RCR South (upstairs in main base lodge building)
100k and 50km race can check in Saturday am from 6:30- 7:45am no later in RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building)
Start times - Saturday, August 15, 2015
- 100 mile starts at 7:00am
- 100 K @ 8:20am
- 50 K @ 8:50
The cut off times for racers will be announced on race day. Buckle winner times will be announced at registration.
Post-race dinner - A Mexican dinner will be server in the racer tent, free for all racers. Racers will family can purchase additional dinner tickets for $10 at the tent. Dinner will be served from 3:00pm-7:00pm
Awards - Awards will be handed out at 5:00pm