Racer info and check-in will be held at Grand Targhee RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building) at 4:00pm-6:30pm on Friday, August 5th. Racers will receive bike plates, timing chips, 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 upstairs in RCR South (upstairs in the main base lodge building).
100k and 50km race can check-in Saturday morning from 6:30am. RCR South room (upstairs in main base lodge building)
All racers must start in their listed start time or risk being DQed.
Start times-Saturday, August 6th –
The course will have the start/finish just off of the main plaza at Grand Targhee Resort.
1st lap 50 K and 2nd lap for 100 K racers, and laps 2-3 of 100 mile race– 29.2 miles and 3472′ 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 left off Action Jackson and onto Planet Claire trail. Cross the road at the main parking lot and you’ll head out on Greenhorn trail turn right on Roundabout Trail to the Targhee base area. Ride the mountain service road around the base area and past the bottom of the Shoshone lift and feed zone at 15.7 miles. Ride under the flyover and continue up the service road to Pika trail. Stay right on the Nordic road just past the Blackfoot chairlift. Turn right on to More Cowbell trail and climb out to the beginning of Perma- Grin trail. At the end of Perma Grin, take a right turn onto The Other One trail, ride it counterclockwise around, and then turn right onto Rick’s Basin trail. Ride Rick’s Basin trail around and turn right onto Quakie trail and over to the North Woods trail, ride this trail counterclockwise, and back around to Quakie trail. At the end of the Quakie trail, you will continue the remaining section of Rick’s Basin trail and climb back out towards the Snowdrift trail. Ride Snowdrift counterclockwise around to Pika. Take the pika trail section back to the Nordic road connector and then turn right onto the Yogi trail. At the end of Yogi trail, you’ll ride over the flyover and the last 100 yds up grass music venue and back to the Start/Finish just off the main plaza at the resort.
Any racer who drops out along the course during the race should get word to a race official that they have dropped out and are ok. So, we’re not out looking for you, when you’re on your drive home. Thanks!
100KM MEN, WOMEN, SS MEN
50KM MEN, WOMEN, SS MEN
The cut off times
Cut off for racers to start their last lap will be 2:30pm and must be past the aid station #1 by no later than 4:30pm.
Buckle winner times for men will be to finish under 9 hrs and women in 10 hrs.
After race dinner
Dinner will be served in the racer tent, free for racers. Racers’ families can purchase additional dinner tickets for $15 at the dinner line. Food will be served from 12:00 -7:00pm.
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 $TBA per night, per campsite. All dogs must be on a leash in the camping area and around the racecourse during the race. Tent and RV are the same prices. 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 a leash at all times, no exceptions.