The Last Best Ride

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- Long Course -

Aprx. Start Time: 7:30am

- 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


- short Course -

Aprx. Start Time: 7:45am


- 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)

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