REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON FEBRUARY 2nd, 2017 @ 5pm MST
The 9th Annual Pierre’s Hole Mountain Bike Race at Grand Targhee Resort is August 5, 2017.
Camping - will be available at Grand Targhee in the lower parking area. Camping is available Thursday-Sunday for $20 per camp site, per night, 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 July 30th. The course is 31+ miles long 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 Action Jackson and around Buffalo Soldier, 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 2 feed zones and 1 water station along the course.
- Feed #1 - (water station) End of Cold springs trail at intersection of Ski Hill Rd.
- Feed #2- just before the flyover heading out to Rick's basin
- Feed #3- just before the race finishline
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 5th. 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 5, 2017
- 100 mile starts at 7:00am
- 100 K @ 8:20am
- 50 K Men @ 8:45am
- 50 K Women @ 8:50am
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 $12 online or at the tent. Dinner will be served from 12:30pm-7:30pm
Awards - 50K awards will be at 2:30pm, 100K and 100 mile awards will be at 5:00pm