Snowbird Benefit for Wasatch Adaptive Sports
UPDATE 8-3-19: PARK IN ENTRANCE#1 (CREEKSIDE). Registration as well as start/finish is here. Long Course has been changed to 1 big loop. Short Course has been slightly changed with small new addition (see below)
The August 7th Snowbird Race is benefitting Wasatch Adaptive Sports
A beautiful course loaded with great views and experiences! Be there. Both a Short Course and Long Course for all ages & abilities.
Registration begins at 5 P.M.
Race begins at 6:30 P.M.
Raffle give away after the race finishes.
All of your $30 race entry is being donated directly to Wasatch Adaptive Sports. You can register onsite today ($30) at Snowbird (entrance#1 Creekside). Registration opens at 5pm. (online registration is closed)
UPDATE 8-3-19 Park in Entrance #1. Registration along with Start/Finish is here next to the bottom of Gadzoom lift. WE ARE NOT STARTING AND FINISHING AS IN YEARS PAST NEXT TO entrance#2/ SNOWBIRD CENTER.
Course Changes Long course is doing 1 big loop and short course has a slight addition. Note that the Strava and Garmin for these routes start/finish at the Snowbird Center. Again, we will be running the theses courses but starting and finishing at Creekside (Entrance #1) next to bottom of Gadzoom
Update! 8-3-19. Long Course = 1 BIG LOOP
Start at Creekview next to bottom of Gadzoom lift, run up dirt road short distance, left onto to Deans Delight Tr., left on double track, right on dirt road next to bridge (where we started the race in years past), up dirt road past Snowbird Center and Cliff Lodge, onto pavement for 100 yards, up Black Jack Return Single Track (new trail), right and up Black Jack Rd., right on Rothman Rd., left up Big Mtn Tr. (single track) to Mid Gad Restaurant, right down Gad Valley rd., right on Rothman rd., immediate left down on to Big Mtn Tr., merge into Midway Tr., run thru meadow passing the Midway Loading Station, onto first part of Baby Thunder Tr., left down road for short stretch, left on 2nd part of Baby Thunder Tr., left on dirt road back to Finish.
I think you’ll really enjoy this Long Course. It has a lot of great single track. There a bit of steep climbing on Black Jack Road for about 0.6 miles but it’s not as much or steep as Brighton.
Update 8-3-19. Short Course = 4.6 miles, 877 ft of elevation gain Click here for Snowbird Trail Map
Start at Creekview next to bottom of Gadzoom lift, run up dirt road for short stretch, left onto Deans Delight Tr., left on double track, right on dirt road next to bridge (where we started the race in years past), up dirt road past Snowbird Center, right and up Peruvian Gulch Tr.l (steep Mama!), right onto Chauner’s Loop Tr., right and down Dick Bass Hwy, left onto Midway Tr., thru Meadow passing the Midway Loading Station, onto first part of Baby Thunder Tr., left down road for short stretch, left on 2nd part of Baby Thunder Tr., left on dirt road back to Finish.
Snowbird is located up Little Cottonwood Canyon. Continue up Little Cottonwood Canyon 7 miles to reach Snowbird Resort. PARK IN ENTRANCE#1 (not#2 as in year’s past) We are starting and finishing in Creekside (bottom of Gadzoom) Click here for directions