Triple Stage Rager Race

We are changing it up this year! This year’s race format will be a 3 stage race which will include the practice loop of Slick Rock, we want to celebrate this unique trail’s 50 th Anniversary. This year’s race will be called the Triple Stage Rager.

The Triple Stage Rager will be:

  • Stage 1 – Timed ascent on Hymasa Trail with a group start of 5 riders each.
  • Stage 2 – Timed descent on Amasa Back Trail from false summit.
  • Stage 3 – Timed lap on the Slick Rock practice loop in a clockwise direction from the split intersection on the practice loop.

The race will start will be 8:30am on Saturday, October 26 th for Stage 1. Stage 2 will start with a 10 minute gap after stage 1 ends. Stage 3 will start at 12:30pm at Slick Rock Practice Loop.

Parking for Stage 1 and 2 is located on Kane Creek road at the trail head parking lot for Amasa Back trail. It’s the second parking lot on right hand side of Kane Creek after pavement ends. NO PARKING along the road. If the parking lot is full you will be directed to park at the first dirt parking area (this parking area is less than ½ mile from Amasa Back Trailhead parking).

Parking for stage 3 will be at Slick Rock Parking lot. If this lot fills up then overflow parking will be past the Slick Rock parking lot approximately ½ mile up the Sand Flats road on right hand side after pavement ends. You will have to pay an entrance fee for Sand Flats Recreation area for use of the Slick Rock Trail, $5/vehicle or $2/bicycle. Or if you have an annual pass ($25 pass) you can use your pass to access Slick Rock Trail.

Rider start times for the race will be posted on the website and Facebook page by 8pm Friday evening, October 25 th.

We are changing it up this year! This year’s race format will be a 3 stage race which will include the practice loop of Slick Rock, we want to celebrate this unique trail’s 50 th Anniversary. This year’s race will be called the Triple Stage Rager.

The Triple Stage Rager will be:

  • Stage 1 – Timed ascent on Hymasa Trail with a group start of 5 riders each.
  • Stage 2 – Timed descent on Amasa Back Trail from false summit.
  • Stage 3 – Timed lap on the Slick Rock practice loop in a clockwise direction from the split intersection on the practice loop.

The race will start will be 8:30am on Saturday, October 26 th for Stage 1. Stage 2 will start with a 10 minute gap after stage 1 ends. Stage 3 will start at 12:30pm at Slick Rock Practice Loop.

Parking for Stage 1 and 2 is located on Kane Creek road at the trail head parking lot for Amasa Back trail. It’s the second parking lot on right hand side of Kane Creek after pavement ends. NO PARKING along the road. If the parking lot is full you will be directed to park at the first dirt parking area (this parking area is less than ½ mile from Amasa Back Trailhead parking).

Parking for stage 3 will be at Slick Rock Parking lot. If this lot fills up then overflow parking will be past the Slick Rock parking lot approximately ½ mile up the Sand Flats road on right hand side after pavement ends. You will have to pay an entrance fee for Sand Flats Recreation area for use of the Slick Rock Trail, $5/vehicle or $2/bicycle. Or if you have an annual pass ($25 pass) you can use your pass to access Slick Rock Trail.

Rider start times for the race will be posted on the website and Facebook page by 8pm Friday evening, October 25 th.

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