Sat, Jun 10|
Columbia Gorge, White Salmon
Gorge AR (Regional Championship)
Back for the second year - this race will focus on technical fun! Downhill singletrack riding, lots of class II+ whitewater, rock-climbing, scrambling and real route choice and navigation. What could be better?
Time & Location
Jun 10, 2023, 8:00 AM
Columbia Gorge, White Salmon, Columbia Gorge, White Salmon, WA
About the event
Back for the second year - this race will focus on technical fun! Downhill singletrack riding, lots of class II+ whitewater, rock-climbing, scrambling and real route choice and navigation. What could be better? Constantly stunning views of the stunning Columbia River Gorge, one way “expedition style” point-to-point race, and a free entry to the USARA national championships - that’s what!
Affiliation: USARA regional championships
Disciplines with difficulty ratings:
Mandatory Gear: Standard, including ropes, packrafts/IK (although a guided raft category will be available), headlamps, etc. Link here
Estimated time for winners: 15 hours (full course w PRO points), 9 hours short option
Course open: 18 hours
Team Formats: 1,2,3,4 person. 3 or 4 person co-ed is premiere category for USARA rankings
Prizes: Free entry to National Championships, Sponsor and cash prize TBD
Entry Fee PP: $185* (includes maps, swag, food, logistical support, transportation to start)
* a portion of each ticket price will be going to Bend Sustainability Fund and to a non-profit listed on our impacts page.
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