August 18 (2013) – Thunderhead Challenge

Course Descriptions:

Rawhide Enduro August:  From gondola summit, racers will descend Rawhide, upper and lower trails sections.  Lower Rawhide is scheduled to be completed and for riding/racing prior to August race date.  From Lower Rawhide, descend to Wrangler’s Gulch, to Buckin’ Bronc to EZ Rider to Finish at base area:  Approximate elevation loss 2000. The Pro categories will start last at 1:00 Minute Intervals on this stage.

Rustlers Ridge Enduro:  From gondola summit, racers will descend Rustler Ridge gravity trail, to Buckin’ Bronc, to EZ Rider to base area finish. Rustler’s Ridge is a high-speed trail designed by the Gravity Logic engineers of Whistler, BC.  Approximate elevation loss: 2000 vertical feet.

  • A Full Face Helmet is Required to Race these Stages.
  • Stage 1: Individual Start at Rustlers Ridge Trailhead, Gondola summit at 9am.  Finish at Base area.

    Transition Gondola service to Stage 2 start.

    Stage 2: Individual Start at Rawhide Trailhead, Gondola Summit.  Finish at Base Area.

    Timing details-August 18
    -Starting area: Gondola summit knoll, start time 9am.
    -Finish: Base area.
    -Awards 12:00 Noon

    Stage 1 Map:
    Colorado mountain bike racing

    Stage 2 Map:
    Colorado Mountain Biking