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Race Venue: "The Beast" @ Berkshire East MA

IMPORTANT LINKS:
Weather Forecast & Hourly Weather Graph
Resort, LodgingDriving Directions
Race Rules & Course Flagging (read & heed!)
Email List (join for race updates)
USSMA License Apply (mandatory, w/ other benefits)
On-line registration (open until 9:15 morning of the race):

2021 Schedule for Jan 1623 and Feb 6 (both Saturdays):
9:00 = Registration opens, main lodge, top floor @ Hammer banner (left when facing mtn).
9:30 = Registration closes; pre-race briefing begins, followed immediately by start.
2:00 = Results, with prizes and schwag for all.

On-line pre-race briefing posted here:
February 6 [to be updated periodically until ~5pm Fr]

Click below for new 2020-21 season:
Full Competitive Course = 3 cycles of multiple-ascent/descent circuit as shown below in topo, table, trails (course flagging colors & rules here).
Shorter Recreational Course = up to 3 cycles of circuit skipping bootpack segments, i.e., skiing straight from first descent into next lap or partial skin>ski descent.

Course layout shown below is for January 23 race -- expect some descent changes for February 6, but ascents and overall structure will most likely be identical.

[Click in top right of map below to open in CalTopo for detailed course data.]