Red Bull Final Descent
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Most laps in a 12 hour period wins. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is the first stop in the Final Descent Series. Each contest offers a $5,000 cash purse plus gear from industry partners Troy Lee Designs and Oakley. This is the 2rd year of the series which will continue at Winter Park CO and Angel Fire NM.
Where: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm
Event Details: Geared to sport-, expert- and pro-class mountain bike riders, the rider, duo or team to complete the most laps down the mountain in 12-hours wins their class, bragging rights, and don’t forget about the prizes.
In previous events, the Red Bull Final Descent series has been an amazing event for spectators and riders alike. Riders from the 2010 series noted that the party at the base is is a good time especially if you ride as a duo or team.
There will be three unique courses spaced out in 4 hour intervals. The Lucky Charm course kicks off at 7am at the base of Jackson Hole Sports in Teton Village. A total purse of $5,000 will be divided among the competitive divisions with prizes being awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Immediately following the event, an awards ceremony and party will get underway at Nick Wilson’s.
Solo: Pro Women, Pro Men, Expert Women, Expert Men
Duo: Expert and Pro – teams consist of 2 people any mix – guy/guy, girl/girl, guy/girl
Team Open class consisting of 3-4 person teams of any mix
Sport and/or beginner class riders may also register in the “Expert” class, with the understanding that the Red Bull Final Descent is not for the timid! There will be many people on course at the same time, and all riders must use caution and discretion when they encounter another rider.
Registration ends Friday, August 26, 2011 @ 11:59 PM PST. visit Active Now to sign up online.
Pro Solo – Male: $80
Pro Solo – Female: $70
Pro Expert – Male: $70
Pro Expert – Female: $70
Pro Duo – $140
Expert Duo – $140
Pro Expert – 3 people: $180
Pro Expert – 4 people: $240
As featured in Trail Maps Plus, double click on any trail icon for an interactive guide to the mountain biking trails at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village.
POV Video of the Courses
Trail: Lucky Charm
Trail: True Grit