THE SAGE SNOW STOMP – January 28th, 2017

Come run trails where the sweep of the land rises from Sage and Juniper,  winding through enchanting  Aspen groves and Fir forests, up onto high ridges where granite mountain ranges command the view. Step back in time as you pass old homestead cabins. Secret places abound. This land is full of marvels…6000 private acres tucked away in the mountains away from the hectic pace of life.

SAGE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES is a family owned outdoor rec company. And we are a racing family!  From racing on the WORLD CUP MT BIKE circuit, to Ultras, to Adventure racing…we’ve been there.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

5k SNOWSHOE COURSE.  HILLY, WITH MODERATE CLIMBS / DESCENTS, AND VERTICAL GAIN OF + OR – 1000 FT OVER THE DISTANCE OF THE COURSE.  IT WILL BE A COMBINATION OF SNOWMOBILE TRACK, SINGLE TRACK TRAILS, AND A COUPLE FLAGGED BUSHWACKS.  BRING YOUR SENSE OF ADVENTURE!

COST:

PRE REGISTRATION ONLINE UNTIL JAN 25th:  $20

RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPEN 1:00PM – 1:45 PM RACE DAY

PACKET PICK UP OPEN 1:00PM – 1:45 PM RACE DAY

ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK:

click here to register online at Get Me Registered

RACE START TIMES:

Snowshoe Starts at 2:00 PM  

AFTER-RACE AWARD CELEBRATION AND CONVIVIALITY!

EVERY PARTICIPANT IS AWARDED AMAZING VIEWS, A RACE T-SHIRT, GREAT FUN AND POST-RACE SNACKS!

 

IMPORTANT INFO:

*NO PRE- RACE TRAINING ON THE COURSES.  This is private land, and part of the fun of this race will be the element of surprise at the beauty of your surroundings while snowshoeing!

*NO DOGS ALLOWED ON PROPERTY

*NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON PROPERTY

**Everyone will park about at our horse barn- about 1 mile from the start at our log cabin lodge. We will provide shuttles.**

*THE RACE WILL BE PROFESSIONALLY TIMED

*SPECTATORS WELCOME!

*RACE DIRECTOR CONTACT INFO:  ROBIN LEEDLE: [email protected] // 970.390.1678  Please feel free to call with any questions you may have!

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

PLEASE NOTE…GPS IS NOT YOUR FRIEND IN THE MOUNTAINS. THIS RACE IS BEING RUN ON PRIVATE LAND WITH NO ADDRESS.  FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS:

*FROM DENVER, VAIL, SUMMIT COUNTY: TAKE I-70 WEST TO EXIT 157 (WOLCOTT/STEAMBOAT SPRINGS)

*FROM EAGLE, GLENWOOD SPRINGS: TAKE I-70 EAST TO EXIT 157 (WOLCOTT/STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.  

*FROM LEADVILLE, BUENA VISTA, SALIDA: TAKE HWY 24 WEST TO MINTURN. TAKE I-70 WEST TO EXIT 157 (WOLCOTT/STEAMBOAT SPRINGS)

*FOLLOW ALL SIGNS TOWARD STEAMBOAT.  WITHIN1-1/2 MILES OF THE EXIT RAMP OFF I-70, THIS WILL PUT YOU ON HWY 131 NORTH. GO 3 MILES ON HWY 131. AT MILE MARKER 3, GO LEFT ON HORSE MOUNTAIN RD (DIRT RD). FOLLOW “SAGE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES” SIGNS FOR 3 MILES. PARK AT WHITE HORSE BARN.

**FROM STEAMBOAT SPRINGS: TAKE HWY 131 SOUTH TO MILE MARKER 3 (10 MILES SOUTH OF STATE BRIDGE). AT MILE MARKER 3, GO RIGHT ON HORSE MOUNTAIN RD (DIRT RD). FOLLOW SAGE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES SIGNS FOR 3 MILES. PARK AT WHITE HORSE BARN.

DRIVE TIMES DEPENDENT ON ROAD CONDITIONS AND TRAFFIC !

FROM DENVER: 3 HRS    FROM STEAMBOAT: 1-1/4 HRS   FROM GLENWOOD: 50 MINUTES

FROM LEADVILLE:  1-1/2 HRS      FROM BUENA VISTA: 2 HRS