Riders will cover 145 miles of mountain biking, moving through the Deschutes National Forest. The ride will conclude at the Wanoga Snow Park.
The entire ride is on groomed, flowing single-track and forest roads. Some areas may be too soft for narrow tires. Expect 16,000 ft (4900m) of climbing.
Riders should choose either a mountain bike or a hybrid/cyclocross bike. You will be free to change wheels and components as you choose. However: you will be required to ride the same frame throughout the Part.
The ride will be largely non-technical, but course conditions can vary greatly. A mountain bike is your best bet.
Your support crew will be free to interact with you at any point along the ride.
Crews will be required to escort their riders on two short paved sections.
Crews may feed, hydrate, or interact freely with their riders. If a rider leaves the course with their crew, they must return to the same point on the course before continuing the race.
Crews accompanying their riders must be in a follow position. Not beside, not in front. No drafting, no magic spanners. Be fair.
Race officials will be in two to three commissaire cars, posting up at various surprise points along the course.
Riders can carry cover or fly on their bike and rest along the course as you desire. Overnight camping is restricted to designated areas.
Riders doing the short course will transition upon reaching Wanoga Sno Park.