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Race Venue: The "Bolt" @ DCR Mt Greylock MA

IMPORTANT LINKS:
wx fx:  ExtendedHourlyEnhanced Mtn Pt
State Park, Trail Info, LodgingDriving Directions (also see park map at bottom)
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):
March 13

2021 Schedule for Feb 27 and Mar 13 (both Saturdays):
9:30 = Start, 1st wave of 25 racers.
9:45 = Start, 2nd wave of 25 racers.
1:45 = Cut-off for finish timing & ski patrol support.

On-line pre-race briefing posted here:
March 13 [to be updated periodically until ~5pm Fr]

Click below for new 2020-21 season:

This backcountry ski race is entirely self-supported (no aid stations):  ski patrollers (all of whom are required to be vaccinated for both flu + covid) are on duty, but far longer response & extrication times than resort.
Back-up venue for unfavorable snowpack conditions is Berkshire East.

Full Competitive Course = 3 cycles of circuit as shown below in topo & table (course flagging colors & rules here).
Shorter Recreational Course = up to 3 cycles, bypassing bootpack by following pink flagging.

[Click HERE to open map in CalTopo for detailed course data.] 





  • As shown below, from West Road, turn onto Gould Road
  • Instead of continuing straight onto Thiel Road, sharp left to stay on Gould Road, alongside which you can park on the right.
  • Registration & bib pick-up at the map's starred gazebo location, which is visible from the road.
  • Facilities are limited to nonexistent (i.e., two pit toilets), so consider stopping first in town (e.g., Adams Market, McD's).