Pierre's Hole 50/100 Mountain Bike Race

We've Moved The Race to Aug 22 - 23
Registration Open Feb 3, 2020

With the ever-changing evolution around COVID, we have decided to move this year’s race back to August 22 & 23. We will have more details to come.

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 22, 2020, Pierre’s Hole 50/100 will provide an incredible experience to the fortunate souls entered in this epic journey. The racecourse 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 Grand Targhee Resort, where ample lodging and amenities await racers and their families. 100 mile and 100km races qualify for the NUE Series Epic and Marathon Championship.

Registration Information

No race entry transfers will be allowed after July 27, 2020 and no entries will carry over to the following year. Registration ends on July 27, 2020.
Limited to 600 participants. Categories will be closed once the maximum number of riders is reached, tentative numbers include: 100 Mile limited to 125 riders, 100km limited to 200 riders and the 50km limited to 275 riders.

Sign Up for the 2020 Pierre’s Hole Today, Registration is Limited
Pierre’s Hole Race Options 2/3 – 3/2 3/3 – 6/1 6/2 – 7/27 Purchase Online
100 Mile Race (3 Laps)
Registration List / Roster –
$160.00 $180.00 $200.00 Registration Open Feb 3, 2020
100Km Race (2 Laps)
Registration List / Roster –
$110.00 $130.00 $150.00 Registration Open Feb 3, 2020
50Km Race (1 Lap)
Registration List / Roster –
$ 75.00 $ 90.00 $ 110.00 Registration Open Feb 3, 2020
Pierre’s Hole Jersey (available through June 8th)
Club Ride Apparel
$ 75.00 Registration Open Feb 3, 2020

There will be no refunds for the difference if you change to a shorter distance after completing your registration.

Course Route

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 22nd. The course is 31 miles long with estimate of 3365’of climbing 1st lap. The first lap will ride out the Powder Reserve Traverse road from the start, remaining laps will use Andy’s trail. Laps 2 and 3 are 33 miles with 3600’ of climbing per lap.

 

100 mile racers 1st lap/23 miles and 3365’climbing- A new course layout for 2020-

Start just off the main plaza area and ride up Powder Reserve Traverse Road turn right on to Yada yada yada trail turn right on to Andy’s and back to the base area and feed zone #1 on Planet Claire trail. After the feed zone, you’ll head out on Greenhorn trail to The Core trail around to Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride mtn service road around base area and past the bottom of the Shoshone lift and continue up the service road towards Upper section of Yogi trail. Go left on the Nordic trail road and left on to Pika trail turn right on to Rick’s Basin trail and out to Quakie ridge trail. Climb back out on Rick’s Basin and up to turn left on The other one trail ( water station location) Ride The Other one trail clockwise and back up to turn left on to Perma-grin trail. Climb Perma-grin trail up to More Cow Bell Rick’s Basin trail and out to Quakie ridge trail. Climb back out on Rick’s Basin and up to turn left on The other one trail ( water station location) Ride The Other one trail clockwise and back up to turn left on to Perma-grin trail. Climb Perma-grin trail up to More Cow Bell.On to Pika trail to the start of Tall Cool One climb. This climb will go up to the top of the mtn and turn left on to the upper section of Teton Vista Traverse service road to the top of Fred’s mtn. From there start descending down Grand Traverse ( blue downhill trail) to Sidewinder downhill trail all the way back down to the base and the lower bike park trails.You’ll come off the end of Sidewinder and on to a flow trail called Otter Slide and back to the Start/ Finish line to Start the second and third laps.

2020 Pierre’s Hole 100 mile lap 1 on Trailforks.com



1st lap 50 K and 100 K racers– 31 miles and 3869′ of climbing/ Ride out Powder Reserve Traverse Road, Left on to Peaked Trail, Climb Peaked around Ain’t Life Grand and over to 38 Special Trail.  Descend 38 Special Trail and climb Colter’s Escape trail back up to Andy’s and over to Buffalo Soldier around to Action Jackson. Turn right off Action Jackson and climb up In The Mood trail to Andy’s and back to the base area and feed zone #1 on Planet Claire trail. After the feed zone, you’ll head out on Greenhorn trail to The Core trail around to Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride mtn service road around base area and past the bottom of the Shoshone lift and continue up the service road towards Upper section of Yogi trail. Go left on the Nordic trail road and left on to Pika trail turn right on to Rick’s Basin trail and out to Quakie ridge trail. Climb back out on Rick’s Basin and up to turn left on The other one trail ( water station location) Ride The Other one trail clockwise and back up to turn left on to Perma-grin trail. Climb Perma-grin trail up to More Cow Bell. The last part of the lap will be back on Pika to the service road and the lower section of Yogi where you’ll ride up up the music venue where to the Start/ Finish line.

2020 Pierre’s Hole 100 K/ 50K Lap 1 on Trailforks.com



LAPS 2 & 3 – 3600 FT / Per Lap

Ride out Powder Reserve Traverse Road, Left on to Magic Carpet Ride and climb out to Peaked Trail, Climb Peaked around Ain’t Life Grand and over to 38 Special Trail.  Descend 38 Special Trail and climb Colter’s Escape trail back up to Andy’s and over to Buffalo Soldier around to Action Jackson. Turn right off Action Jackson and climb up In The Mood trail to Andy’s and back to the base area and feed zone #1 on Planet Claire trail. After the feed zone, you’ll head out on Greenhorn trail to The Core trail around to Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride mtn service road around base area and past the bottom of the Shoshone lift and continue up the service road towards Upper section of Yogi trail. Go left on the Nordic trail road and left on to Pika trail turn right on to Rick’s Basin trail and out to Quakie ridge trail. Climb back out on Rick’s Basin and up to turn left on The other one trail ( water station location) Ride The Other one trail clockwise and back up to turn left on to Perma-grin trail. Climb Perma-grin trail up to More Cow Bell. The last part of the lap will be back on Pika to the service road and the lower section of Yogi where you’ll ride up up the music venue where to the Start/ Finish line.

2020 Pierre’s Hole 100 K & 100 mile mtn bike race Lap 2-3 on Trailforks.com



Awards & Race Times

100 Mile Open Men, Women, and Singlespeed 1st $599/Jersey, 2nd $350, 3rd $250, 4th $200, 5th $200

100 Km Open Men, Women, and Singlespeed 1st $450/Jersey, 2nd $250, 3rd $200

50 km Open Men and Women 1st $350/Jersey, 2nd $150, 3rd $100

Racers check in – Racer info and check in will be held at Grand Targhee RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building). Date and time is TBA. 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 original heck in will be able to pick up plates Saturday morning, time TBA. (100 mile) upstairs in RCR South (upstairs in main base lodge building).

100k and 50km race can check in Saturday am, time TBA. RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building)

All racers must start in their listed start time or risk being DQed.

Award times are TBA.

Food at Aid Stations

Due to Covid-19 all food will be pre packaged. There will be some energy bars, wrapped candy bars and cans of coke available. Please plan on bringing what you may need for aid, food and drink.

Bike wash is located just before the Start/Finish line.

Lodging & Camping

Lodging discounts (20%) 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 $28.00 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 bikesignup.com/pierreshole or during the race at registration, or at the Lodging Front Desk.
Dogs must be on leash at all times, no exceptions

Grand Targhee Resort Race-side Lodging & Camping
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Grand Targhee Resort Race-side Camping & RV BUY ONLINE

2020 Club Ride Jerseys - AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THROUGH JUNE 8TH

2020 Club Ride Jerseys

Results

2019 Results