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

IMPORTANT LINKS:
Weather Forecast
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 (10% entry fee discountmandatory for 2020-21 plus other benefits)
Registration [not yet updated for 2020-21] (morning-of race add'l $10)

FOR 2020-21 SEASON, USSMA LICENSE IS MANDATORY, WITH NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION -- CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

2020 Schedule for February 27 (Saturday):
9:00 = Registration & bib pick-up opens, Greylock Glen gazebo (see park map below).
9:30 = Registration closes and pre-race briefing begins, followed immediately by start.
1:30 = Finish timing cutoff.
2:30 = Results, with prizes and free pizza for all, PNA Hall
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CLICK HERE FOR PANDEMIC RACE DAY SCHEDULE AND SUPPLEMENTAL RACE RULES ACROSS ALL VENUES
  • This backcountry ski race is entirely self-supported (no aid stations).
  • Ski patrollers 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 orange flagging.

[Click in top right of map below to open 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, so consider stopping first in town (examples here & here).