*25K CHANGING TO 29K FOR 2019. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.*
The 29K has about 4700′ elevation gain and 1 aid station. The race is also a large loop that has a large climb early on and a short out and back to the one and only aid station at Birch Creek Saddle near mile 9 before a fast descent to the Finish.
The start is TBD.
29K Overview Map
29K Elevation Profile
29K Aid Stations:
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29K Course Description
START at BAYHORSE TOWNSITE – KEYSTONE (mile 8)
From the Idaho State Park at BAYHORSE, you will head up Road 052 for about a mile and take a left turn (west) on the Pacific Mine 4-wheeler road/trail. You will wind up and around the Pacific Mine ridge before dropping back down into the next drainage. Here the 108K splits and goes left, on the journey up Ramshorn. But you will turn right and drop back down to Road 052. Then left on Road 052, returning to Keystone Aid Station.
KEYSTONE – BIRCH CREEK SADDLE (MILE 11)
Leaving KEYSTONE, you will head on the Lombard Trail to Birch Creek Saddle.
BIRCH CREEK SADDLE – FINISH (mile 18)
After reaching BIRCH CREEK SADDLE, runners will run for 2 miles on the Lombard Trail past the saddle with the informational placard and drop down to the next saddle before taking off on a side trail to the left (north) away from the Lombard Trail, following elk trails along the sage ridge, entering the road leading you down to Main Street Challis and to the finish at Challis City Park.