First Annual Snow King Enduro MTB Race Results « Snow King Mountain



Enduro Race – July 14, 2013
Place Racer Descent 1 Descent 2 Descent 3 Total Time
1 Andrew Witeford 6:03 2:45 6:34 15:22
2 Jeff Brines 6:42 2:48 6:35 16:05
3 Kyle Dowman 6:56 2:56 7:05 16:57
4 Aaron Grutzmacher 7:05 2:57 7:06 17:08
5 Brian Close 7:12 3:17 7:10 17:39
6 Henry Wheeler 7:37 3:02 7:21 18:00
7 Nick Bedell 7:40 3:12 7:37 18:29
8 Mark Deorsay 8:38 3:28 8:33 20:39
9 Jason Williams 8:45 3:30 8:52 21:07
10 Lane Presson 9:05 3:37 8:45 21:27
11 Courtney Gauthier 8:24 4:25 9:00 21:49
12 Colleen Valenstein 8:54 3:48 9:13 21:55

Small, but everyone had a BLAST, I hear.


1st Annual Snow King Mountain Enduro Mountain Bike Race

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Foot out and loose was the name of the game at the first annual Snow King Enduro. We had a small but diverse field of racers for Jackson Hole’s first true enduro race. With ladies and gentleman joining the field; like veteran pros Jeff Brines and Andrew Whiteford to first time racers. The dynamic field made for a super fun day with new friendships being formed on the epic transfers back to the top of SnowKing. Like everything in the Tetons the transfers at the Snow King Enduro were pretty big, with 1,000 feet being gained in just under 2 miles it was a steep climb back up to the stages. Stage one was from the top of the King consisting of the loose steep and off camber Carnes Traverse trail winding down across the king to a 90 degree uphill turn onto Sink or Swim trail, dropping off onto the flowy and almost too fast Shade Monkey trail finishing with a high speed and loose set of switch backs right back to the spectator friendly off camber left turn into finish at the base of SnowKing. The bamboo gates proved to be a helpful installation in place of a berm… including me. The second stage was on the newest trail in the valley, so new it’s yet to be named! This stage started just under the alpine slide winding down some new off camber single track with the occasional berm with a sprinkling of urban due to the road crossing and dumpster barriers at the bottom. The most challenging bit being the consistent uphill sprint to the finish line around the back of the indoor ice arena. Simply stated, both courses we’re an absolute blast technically and physically challenging for even the pro riders. After 3 stages and the dust settled it was clear that everyone had experienced something that any cyclist would come back for. A day full of personal bests, new friends, dual tires drifts, a couple scrapes and riding our everyday bikes as fast as we can! We’re excited that Snow King Mountain is so enthusiastic about supporting a local mountain bike series and promoting cycling in the Hole. Thanks to all supporters; Snow King Mountain Resort, The Hub Bicycles, JH Style Magazine, Hoback Sports, Fitzgeralds Bicycles, Snake River Brewing, Kates Real Food, Pearl St. Bagels, Mountain Khakis and BicyclArt.. The Jackson Hole community deserves to have a social, fun and competitive mountain bike event to participate in. If you’re reading this and you own a bicycle in Jackson Hole we’ll see you next season.Foot out and loose was the name of the game at the first annual Snow King Enduro. We had a small but diverse field of racers for Jackson Hole’s first true enduro race. With ladies and gentleman joining the field; like veteran pros Jeff Brines and Andrew Whiteford to first time racers. The dynamic field made for a super fun day with new friendships being formed on the epic transfers back to the top of SnowKing. Like everything in the Tetons the transfers at the Snow King Enduro were pretty big, with 1,000 feet being gained in just under 2 miles it was a steep climb back up to the stages. Stage one was from the top of the King consisting of the loose steep and off camber Carnes Traverse trail winding down across the king to a 90 degree uphill turn onto Sink or Swim trail, dropping off onto the flowy and almost too fast Shade Monkey trail finishing with a high speed and loose set of switch backs right back to the spectator friendly off camber left turn into finish at the base of SnowKing. The bamboo gates proved to be a helpful installation in place of a berm… including me. The second stage was on the newest trail in the valley, so new it’s yet to be named! This stage started just under the alpine slide winding down some new off camber single track with the occasional berm with a sprinkling of urban due to the road crossing and dumpster barriers at the bottom. The most challenging bit being the consistent uphill sprint to the finish line around the back of the indoor ice arena. Simply stated, both courses we’re an absolute blast technically and physically challenging for even the pro riders. After 3 stages and the dust settled it was clear that everyone had experienced something that any cyclist would come back for. A day full of personal bests, new friends, dual tires drifts, a couple scrapes and riding our everyday bikes as fast as we can! We’re excited that Snow King Mountain is so enthusiastic about supporting a local mountain bike series and promoting cycling in the Hole. Thanks to all supporters; Snow King Mountain Resort, The Hub Bicycles, JH Style Magazine, Hoback Sports, Fitzgeralds Bicycles, Snake River Brewing, Kates Real Food, Pearl St. Bagels, Mountain Khakis and BicyclArt.. The Jackson Hole community deserves to have a social, fun and competitive mountain bike event to participate in. If you’re reading this and you own a bicycle in Jackson Hole we’ll see you next season."


Folks, I hope to host a few volunteer dig days (hopefully when we get some moisture) to keep working on the trail by the slide, more to come. I think we can build some features, etc, and then it will be really fun option for coming back to town from Hagen, Sink or Swim, etc...Thanks again for coming out to dig, it really helped a lot.