course and maps
START LINE 320 Chicago Creek Road (THE OLD MIDDLE SCHOOL) IN IDAHO SPRINGS – FINISH IS AT THE SUMMIT
RACE DISTANCE 28 MILES, EXCEPT FOR JUNIORS 9-16, WHICH IS 11.1 MILES, START TO ECHO LAKE
Course Description: This epic climb takes place on the highest paved road in the United States. It’s a 7,000′ of climb from an elevation of 7,500′ all the way up to 14,100 feet. There will be an aid station at Echo Lake with Heed, water and Hammer Gels. Water, Heed and gels will also be available at the summit. Be prepared to ride down to your car, shuttle service is not available.