Course PhasesThere will be six course phases. Each phase completes with a Gate into a Hold. Prelimary Criteria is 64bps (subject to change).
Phase 2 will be an 17.5 mile leg, mostly jeep tracks and Oregon Trail, there will be some sand on the trail and in the washes, with a hold at the vet check at Sierra del Rio Ranch (a historic ranch along the Oregon Trail). Vet check will provide horse hay, and food/drinks for riders, crew and staff. There are many large trees for shade, but you may want to set up addition shade.
Phase 3 is a 15.5 mile loop returning to the out vet check at the Sierra del Rio Ranch. This will have mostly good footing, and a few minimally rocky sections. You will drop down into the Snake River at two points along this beautiful section of trail.
Phase 4 is a 16.2 mile leg returning to basecamp. Some sand, long sections of dirt and gravel road (good footing), some rocky trail. The 50's break off and complete an alternate Finish, following the same trail the 100s will use on Phase 6.
Phase 5 is a 19.6 mile loop out of camp. Some jeep track, some dirt road, a little rocky trail. The file part is shared with Phase 6
Phase 6 - A shortened version of Phase 5. Sharing the same High Ridge stretch.