XC#3 Shuniah Mines — Wednesday June 21

XC#3 Shuniah Mines — Wednesday June 21

Many volunteers have been hard at work in the Shuniah Mines working on trails for you to enjoy, so now let’s race the ones that are ready ride! On Wednesday, June 21, join us for XC#3 in Shuniah Mines. Registration begins in the Start/Finish area at 6pm, and the race begins at 7pm.

You can access the Shuniah Mines entrance by car by driving south on Highway 11/17 and turning right onto the dirt driveway that normally has a shut gate. Don’t worry, we’ll open the gate for you and you can park just inside in the parking area!

As always, you must be a Blacksheep Member to participate in the event. Follow the link here to become a member: http://blacksheepmtb.com/membership/.

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Blacksheep XC#3 Race Course Map — XC#3 Course Map

Course Descriptions:

Lambateur:

TBA! Two fabulous courses will announced shortly!

Sport:

  • From the Start/Finish Area, turn right and ride around the Prologue Loop.
  • After completing the Prologue Loop, follow the double track left past the Start/Finish Area and continue down the hill. The double track down the hill will be split to have 2-way traffic. Stay to your left.
  • Continue along the double track. At the signs, turn right onto Peekaboo.
  • Turn right and ride back up Peekaboo.
  • At the end of Peekaboo, turn left onto the double track. Stay to your left.
  • At the top of the hill, turn left onto Grand Chasm. Ride all the way to the end. The bridge line will be blocked off.
  • Turn right onto Dagobah. Ride to the end and back onto the Prologue Loop towards the Start/Finish area.
  • Ride past the Start/Finish area to lap or turn righ to finish.
  • Each lap is approximately 3km. 2 laps.

Advanced/Elite:

  • From the Start/Finish area, turn right and go around the Prologue Loop.
  • Folow the double track past the Start/Finish Area and stay left. Continue on to the new entrance to Doctor’s.
  • Follow Doctor’s to Stranger.
  • Ride Stranger all the way to where it intersets with Cassandra. At the junction, turn a hard right and follow Cassandra back to Crossover.
  • Ride Peekaboo to the end and turn left onto Adventure Trail. Stay to your left.
  • At the top of the hill, turn left onto Grand Chasm. Ride all the way to the end. The bridge line will be blocked off.
  • Turn right onto Dagobah.
  • Ride to the end and back onto the Prologue Loop towards the Start/Finish Area.
  • Ride past the Start/Finish Area to lap or turn right to finish.
  • Each lap is approximately 4.7 km. Advanced 2 laps, Elite 3 laps. 

 

Check out the course, have a few practice runs, and have fun riding!

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