COURSE DETAILS

The Last Best Ride 2021

THE BIG HORN SHEEP​

- Long Course -

Est. Start Time: 7:30am

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- Key Stats - 

 

Distance: 90 miles 

Elevation Gain: 8,224 feet 

Starting Elevation: 3,036 feet

Highest Point: 6,708 feet

Aid Stations: 4, at aprx. Miles 15, 30, 55, and 66

Drink Station: 1, at Mile 50

THE MOUNTAIN GOAT

- short Course -

Est. Start Time: 7:45am

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- Key Stats - 

 

Distance: 47 miles 

Elevation Gain: 4,200 feet 

Starting Elevation: 3,036 feet

Highest Point: 4,489 feet

 

Aid Stations: 3, at aprx. Miles 15, 30, and 36)

As it stands now, these are our course routes. Should they need to be updated in the event of unexpected logging, National Forest Service maintenance emergencies, and/or natural occurrences (i.e. fires, tree downings), registered participants will receive an email update stating such. 

We would like to convey the utmost gratitude to all local landowning Neighbors, Big Mountain Resort and Ski Whitefish, The City of Whitefish, The Montana Department of Transportation, Flathead County Department of Transportation, The City of Whitefish, F. H. Stoltze Land and Lumber, and the local ranger districts of the U.S. National Forest Service for their unwavering help and support in getting these routes organized. 

For discussions on bike gear, insights on the course, and tips for preparation and race-day, head to our FAQ Page