Tuesday, August 18, 2015

2015 Maxxis Gravity East Series #3 at Blue Mountain THIS Weekend! + Beer, BBQ & Bourbon Festival! Details below...




Downhill Race Course:
Trails used:  Formula –OCS  -Loose Cannon -Happy Ending. 
This race course reduces course crossings to one trail and allows access the rest of the bike park during practice & the race. 


Event Schedule:
Online Registration open now at https://usacycling.org/register/2015-2682
Register now and $ave. Reduce paperwork and time this weekend!

Fri:  venue open for riding with paid lift ticket 12-6pm  + Online race registration still open
Sat:  registration & course practice 10am -6pm  
Sun: practice 9-11am  rider meeting & racing starts immediately following

Lift hours:
Fri Aug 21 (Lift passes available Friday 12pm-6pm  for $30)
Sat Aug 22 10am-6pm  (Included with race registration)
Sun Aug 23 9am-6pm ( 9-11 practice)
*Hiking is permitted from sun up to sundown.
Spectator lift passes available for $5 

Number Plates:
Use your  Maxxis GES # plate.  If you do not already have one you can pick it up at registration.
Replacement plates will be available for $5.

 Camping:
Camping is available for $10 per person for the weekend.  Communal firewood/fire rings are provided.  After 6pm a port-a-pot is available.

Lodging:
Additional lodging info can be found on Blue Mountain  website. 
https://www.skibluemt.com/dining-lodging/lodging/

Pets:
 Leashed dogs are OK at the race area but NOT at the Beer & Bourbon festival.

Food and Drinks:
Red Bull will be providing some beverages at the race Sunday.  In addition...
There’s  a full service restaurant to the Summit Lodge.  The Slopeside Pub and Grille will be open race weekend until 11pm and has great food and a good drink selection.  During the day we’ll have food available at the mountain bike center as well. 
On Saturday Aug 22 we are also having a Beer, Bourbon and BBQ festival at the Summit.  Details are here:



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