The race directors reserve the right to delay the start, alter the course, or cancel the race based on snow and weather conditions.
The race will take place partially in the boundaries of the Mt Ashland Ski Area, thus all racers are required to comply with any directives of the ski area staff or ski patrol.
Participants must wear a helmet, appropriate clothing, and use appropriate equipment (as determined by the RDs)
Snowshoes / approach skis allowed for rec course, but must descend on skis/snowboard.
Racers must use skins affixed to skis/splitboard on all ascents marked with green flags (no lightweight Nordic gear or snowshoes).
Racers must descend with skis/boards in “downhill” mode. You may not descend with skins on. Descents are marked with red flagging.
Make sure transition crews see your bib number before exiting the transition zone.
No late starts, all racers must be in the staging area prior to the start of the race.
Safety first, don't do anything that puts you or others at risk.
Racers are obligated to aid any person in need of help. (injured, having gear issues, etc)
Passing is allowed in all areas, pending safety first rule.
Transition within “transition zones” marked in blue.
You must carry your own food/water and extra layers. There are no aid stations on course.
If you turn around before the checkpoints or the finish, you MUST check in with a course marshal or the race directors at the finish area. Otherwise search and rescue may commence on your behalf.
If you encounter a fellow racer that is in need of medical help, you MUST provide help.