August 30th, 2015 – Steamboat Springs, CO

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Both the Long & Short Course Races begin with a swim in Bald Eagle Lake, a beautiful private lake in the heart of Steamboat Springs.  Athletes will transition from Bald Eagle Lake with a short ride and then connect with Mt. Werner / the main Ski Mountain in Steamboat Springs where they will enjoy an incredible system of trails on the bike and run.  Athletes will finish at the base of Mt. Werner in Gondola Square for awards and after party.

Bald Eagle Lake35565 South Highway 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Mt. Werner2305 Mt. Werner Circle Steamboat Springs, CO 80487




Scan 0091 is the Long Course (12 miles)


Long Course
From the Base Start up Zig Zag
Connect to WHY NOT / bottom of Thunderhead
Take that to the top then connect to Moonlight (map shows Spur Run but we will be taking Moonlight)
Moonlight connects to Valley View – take that back down, Valley View travels back across the mountain and re-connects to Zig Zag
Ride that back down to transition (grassy area off stage in Gondola Square / across the little river area)


Scan 0092 is the Short Course (8 miles)


Short Course
From the Base Start up Zig Zag
Connect to WHY NOT
Take WHY NOT until it connects to Tenderfoot
Then take Tenderfoot back down the Mountain to transition

Summer Trails_Front (Click on link for Mountain Trail Maps and Run Course which will be on the following trails)
From Transition head up Zig Zag
Cross over on Bashor
Take Hiking Trail back down to the base (2.5 miles)
Long Course Athletes will do another loop



Schedule of Events (Tentative)

(August 29th/ Saturday)

Day Prior will be packet pickup – practice swim

2:30 – 4:00 pm                   Packet Pickup Bald Eagle Lake

3:30 – 4:00 pm                   Bald Eagle Lake open for practice swim

RACE DAY (8/30)

6:00 am                                Transition T2 open at Gondola Square – base of Mt. Werner

6:15 am                                Transition T1 open at Bald Eagle Lake

6:15 am – 7:30 am            Body Marking / Chip Timing Handed Out

8:00 am                                XTERRA Women – Olympic Race Start

8:20 am                                XTERRA Women – Sprint Race Start

11:00 am                              T2 Open – Transition bags available

11:30 am                              Awards Ceremony – Gondola Square


Race Day Instructions

There are 2 transitions:
Swim/bike transition (T1) is at Bald Eagle Lake.
Bike/run transition (T2) is at the base of Mt. Werner – Gondola Square.
Allow enough time on race day to setup both transitions.

Transition Bag:
You will be provided with a transition bag at packet pickup.
Write your race number on both sides of the bag and bring it with you to T1 (swim/bike transition) on race morning.

Race Day Instructions:
First set up T2 at Gondola Square – base of Mt. Werner.
Then, bike or drive to Bald Eagle Lake and set up T1.
Body marking, swim cap and timing chip distribution are at T1.

After the swim, put your wetsuit and all belongings in your transition bag and close it up.
We will deliver transition bags to T2.
We are not responsible for items left outside of your bag or in open bags.

Results Link below (2014)