XC#2 — Spring Classic Festival

XC#2 — Spring Classic Festival

We have it right here for you, folks! The course has been set for our next XC race, the second annual Spring Classic Festival! On Sunday June 4, we will start the day with a race, then wrap up with games, awards, and best of all, food! Registration begins at 10am with the race starting at 11am in Kinsmen Park — festivities will occur after the race and continue to approximentally 3pm.

Note: As always, you must be a registered member of the Blacksheep to participate! It is never too late to become a member and you can do so just by following the link: http://blacksheepmtb.com/membership/.


 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

To make this event as amazing as it can be, we need your help! Whether it be marshelling, helping cook, or even helping flag the course, you can help as much or as little as you can. Every little bit helps!

 


 

Course Description:

Lambateur:

  • The course will be built within and around Kinsmen Park.

Sport:

  • To start, follow the gravel path in Kinsmen Park and cross the bridge into Centennial Park.
  • Turn right and follow the trail to the first left and then turn left again onto Red Trail.
  • Stay on Red Trail but do NOT turn onto the Shale Hill loop.
  • Turn right at the end of Red Trail and climb Hydro Hill.
  • Turn left onto the single-track at the top of the hill and continue onto Upper 2K.
  • Follow Upper 2K and turn left onto the 2K cut.
  • Turn right onto Lower 2K and follow it to the grass field of the hydro corridor.
  • Follow the trail along the hydro corridor to the top of Road to Hell.
  • Descend Road to Hell and climb back up along the hydro corridor to Hilltop.
  • Follow Hilltop to Adventure Trail.
  • Stay right onto the connector trail to Blue Trail.
  • Follow Blue Trail, climbing the first hill, and taking the bypass on the second hill.
  • Continue down the hill onto Yellow Trail, and follow it back to the bridge.
  • Turn left, cross the bridge, and sprint to the finish. (1 lap)

Advanced & Elite:

  • To start, follow the gravel path in Kinsmen Park and cross the bridge into Centennial Park.
  • Turn right and follow the trail to the first left and then turn left again onto Red Trail.
  • Stay on Red Trail and turn onto the Shale Hill loop
  • Climb Shale Hill and continue on to the end of Red Trail
  • Turn right at the end of Red Trail and climb Hydro Hill.
  • Turn left onto the single-track at the top of the hill and continue onto Upper 2K.
  • Follow Upper 2K and turn left onto the 2K cut.
  • Turn right onto Lower 2K and follow it to the grass field of the hydro corridor.
  • Turn left onto Crossover, and follow it to Cassandra.
  • Turn right onto Cassandra, and continue to the junction with Stranger.
  • Ride Stranger and climb the long hill up to Road to Hell.
  • Descend Road to Hell and climb back up along the hydro corridor to Hilltop.
  • Follow Hilltop to Adventure Trail.
  • Stay right onto the connector trail to Blue Trail.
  • Follow Blue Trail, climbing the first hill, and taking the bypass on the second hill.
  • Continue down the hill onto Yellow Trail and follow it back to the bridge.
  • Turn onto Red Trail to lap, or continue on to the bridge to finish. (Advanced: 2 laps/ Elite: 3 laps)

XC#2 Spring Classic Festival Course Map — XC#2 – Course Map

Study the map, ride the course, and get ready to have some fun next weekend! We look forward to seeing everyone there!

 

 

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