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2017 Pierre’s Hole 50/100 MTB Race
August 5, 2017
2017 Pierre’s Hole August 5, 2017
Located on the western slope of the Tetons at Grand Targhee Resort the Pierre’s Hole 50/100 offers a 30+ mile loop of mostly singletrack gaining a blistering 4600 feet in elevation on each lap. Each loop starts at the resort, descends into Mill Creek and ascends through Teton Canyon, with spectacular views of the mighty Tetons.
REGISTRATION OPENS FEB. 2 Pierre’s Hole Facebook
No race entry transfers will be allowed after August 2, 2017 and no entries will not carry over to the following year. Registration ends on August 2, 2017 and no registration is available after August 3, 2017.
Limited to 450 participants. Categories will be closed once the maximum number of riders is reached, tentative numbers include: 100 Mile limited to 150 riders, 100km limited to 125 riders and the 50km limited to 175 riders.
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|Pierre’s Hole Race Options||2/2 – 3/2||3/3 – 6/2||6/3 – 8/1||Purchase Online|
|100 Mile Race (3 Laps)
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|100Km Race (2 Laps)
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|50Km Race (1 Lap)
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|$ 45.00||$ 60.00||$ 85.00||Register|
|Pierre’s Hole Jersey
Club Ride Apparel
|$ 70.00||Buy Online|
There will be no refunds for the difference if you change to a shorter distance after completing your registration.
Lodging & Camping
Lodging discounts are available for racers by calling 800-TARGHEE. Please mention to the reservations agent your with the Pierre’s Hole 50/100 Mountain Bike Race. Camping will be available at Grand Targhee in the lower parking area. Race site camping is available Thursday – Sunday for $22.00 per night, per campsite. Showers are included, kids 18 and under camp for free. Camping and additional dinner tickets can be purchased along with your registration at Athlete360.com or during the race at registration, or at the Lodging Front Desk.
|Grand Targhee Resort Race-side Lodging & Camping|
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|Grand Targhee Resort Race-side Camping & RV||BUY ONLINE|
Pierre’s Hole, once known for fur trade in the Northern Rockies, has always been a test of endurance, fortitude, and strength. On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Pierre’s Hole 50/100 will provide an incredible experience to the fortunate souls entered in this epic journey. The race course views are breathtaking, the singletrack is longer and better than ever, and you will be tested by the rugged terrain. Staging for the race begins at the Grand Targhee Resort, where ample lodging and amenities await racers and their families.
Racer Registration is open for 100 Mile (3 laps), 100km (2 laps), 50km (1 lap) events.
100 mile and 100km races qualify to the NUE Series Marathon Championship.
100 Mile Open Men, Women, & Singlespeed
1st $600, 2nd $350, 3rd $250, 4th $200, 5th $200
100 Km Open Men, Women, & Singlespeed
1st $350, 2nd $250, 3rd $200
50 Km Open Men and Women
1st $250, 2nd $150, 3rd $100
Racer Meeting & Check-In
Racer info and check in will be held at Grand Targhee Rendezvous Conference Room South (upstairs in main base lodge building) at 4:00pm – 6:30pm on Friday, August 4th. Racers will receive bike plates, timing chip and swag bags along with answering any questions regarding the course and race. Any racers who can’t make the Friday check in will be able to pick up plates Saturday morning 5:45am – 6:45am (100 mile) upstairs in RCR South (upstairs in main base lodge building). 100k and 50km race can check in Saturday am from 7:05 – 8:30am for 1 lap racers. RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building)
Friday Afternoon Check-in Times:
- All Racers – 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Saturday Morning Check-in Times:
- 100 Mile Racers – 5:45am – 6:45am
- 100km and 50km Racers – 7:05 – 8:30am
All racers must start in their listed start time or risk being DQed.
Start times- Saturday, August 5th –
- 100 mile starts at 7:00 am
- 100 K- Open men, Open Women, Single speed- 8:10am
- 100 K- Vet Women, Vet Men, Master Men, Master Women- 8:15am
- 50 K- Open men, Men’s Single speed- 8:40am
- 50 K- Open Women, Women’s Single speed- 8:45am
- 50 K- Vet Men, Master Men- 8:50 am
- 5o K- Vet Women, Master Women- 8:55am
The cut off times for racers to start their last lap will be 4:15pm. Buckle winner times will be 10:15 men and 11:15 women.
A Mexican dinner will be server in the racer tent, free for all racers. Racers will family can purchase additional dinner tickets for $12 at the dinner line. Food will be served from 12:00 -7:00pm.
The Grand Loop 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 1st. The course is 30 miles long first lap with estimate of 4019’of climbing 1st lap. The first lap will ride out the Powder Reserve Traverse road from the start, remaining laps will use Action Jackson trail. Laps 2 and 3 are 35 miles with 4241’ of climbing per lap.
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 turn left on to Jolly Green Giants trail around to Land of the Lost/ Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride mtn service road around base area and up to Shoshone rd, turn left on to Nordic trail road turn left on to upper Yogi trail back on service road to Flyover and out to Rick’s basin trails. Ride the Rick’s Basin Loop counter clockwise, More Cow Bell to Perma- grin to Rick’s, North Woods and Quakie. The last part of the lap will be on Snow drift and across Pike Traverse back on Yogi to the base area.
Laps 2, 3 – Ride out Action Jackson trail and around the 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 turn left on to Jolly Green Giants trail around to Land of the Lost/ Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride mtn service road around base area and up to Shoshone rd, turn left on to Nordic trail road turn left on to upper Yogi trail back on service road to Flyover and out to Rick’s basin trails. Ride the Rick’s Basin Loop counter clockwise, More Cow Bell to Perma- grin to Rick’s, North Woods and Quakie. The last part of the lap will be on Snow drift and across Pike Traverse back on Yogi to the base area.
Aid Stations – There will be 3 feed zones along the course.
Aid #1 – 11 miles on first lap/15.8 on laps 2-3 and is located at the end of Cold Springs road.
Aid #2- bottom of the Shoshone lift/ music venue at 17.5 for the first lap and 22 for laps 2-3.
Aid #3 – just before start/finish top of the music venue at mile 35 of a full lap.
Racers can drop off coolers and bags at each aid zone before they race. Feed bags going to Aid #1 need to be at racer check in ½ hr before each race. Aid #2 & water station are only a few hundred feet from the start/finish.
Food at Aid Stations:
- Hammer Products: Gels and Drinks
- Kate’s Real Food Bars
- Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches
2017 Course Profiles
Course rides Action Jackson on the 2nd & 3rd Laps instead of Andy’s Trail.
Race Lodging, RV, and Camping
Lodging discount for all racers call 800.TARGHEE and mention Pierre’s Hole 50/100. Grand Targhee Resort offers relaxed summer lodging in Alta, Wyoming. The abundance of exquisite biking and hiking trails creates a great family-friendly mountain experience with plenty of elbow room. Grand Targhee Resort’s slopeside and Teton Valley vacation rentals offer the perfect escape for friends and families in a high alpine setting like no other. Enjoy slopeside amenities including restaurants, shopping, bike demo/rentals, mountain activities, and chair lift rides. Stay in Alta, Driggs, or Victor to experience the valley with easy mountain access.
Camping will be available at Grand Targhee Resort in the lower parking area. Camping is available Thursday-Sunday for $25 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 Lodging Front Desk.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Q: Can I reserve a camping site?
- A: Campsites are first come, first serve with pre-purchased camping tickets available on the event registration website.
- Q: Where do I get my camping wristband?
- A: Camping check-in is located at the Lodging Front Desk.
- Q: What are the camping facilities like?
- A: Restrooms, showers, and drinking water is available near your campsite. There are trash and recycling receptacles located throughout the resort. Please do your part to keep our forest clean. Please recycle. Be mindful of your fellow campers and lodging guests and be respectful in regards to noise after 10:00pm.
- Q: Are there hook-ups?
- A: No
- Q: What do I need to do with my food?
- A: All food must be stored in bear-resistant containers (enforced through the Caribou-Targhee National Forest) or in hard-sided vehicles.
- Q: Can I build a fire or use a grill to cook food?
- A: No open fires are allowed (and no fireworks.) Gas grills and stoves are okay.
Teton Valley Area Motels & Hotels
|Motel / Hotel||Location||Distance||Phone|
|Teton Teepee Lodge||Alta||8 Miles||307-353-8176|
|Teton Valley Cabins (allows pets)||Driggs||10 Miles||208-354-8153|
|Pines Motel & Guest House||Driggs||12 Miles||208-354-2774|
|Best Western Teton West||Driggs||13 Miles||208-354-2363|
|Super 8 Motel Teton West||Driggs||13 Miles||208-354-8888|
|Teton Mountain View Lodge & RV Park||Tetonia||20 Miles||208-456-2741|
|Teton Springs Lodge & Spa||Victor||21 Miles||208-787-7888|
|Cowboy Roadhouse Lodge||Victor||20 Miles||208-787-2755|
Teton Valley Area Camping
Teton Valley has significant USFS camping options, however summer destination travel often fills sites up quickly.
|US Forest Service, Teton Canyon||Alta, WY||5 Miles||877-444-6777|
|Teton Valley Campground & RV Park||Victor||22 Miles||208-787-2647|
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