Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at Teton Ridge Ranch, located 10 miles northeast of Driggs, Idaho.
Race packet pickup 5:00 to 7:00 PM January 11th at Streubel Physical Therapy (18 North Main, Colter Building) in Driggs, and from 8:00 - 9:15 AM at the race start on race day. See the maps page for directions.
There is no race day registration.
The post race lunch will begin at 11:30 AM. Awards will begin at 12:30 PM.
Race Start Times
|30 km||10:00 AM|
|4 km||10:02 AM|
|18 km||10:10 AM|
|Wooden Ski||10:10 AM|
Awards and prizes will begin at 12:30 PM
Course & Distance
4, 18, and 30 km courses will be set on the private Teton Ridge Ranch acreage. The 30 km race will consist of 2 ½ laps and the 18 km race will consist of 1 ½ laps. Maps will be available at packet pick-up and race morning detailing the course profile, half lap turn off, and aid station locations.
The Ranch will groom the 12 km race course loop starting in December and then daily the week leading up to the race. There is no skiing at the Ranch before the race except on Friday afternoon January 11th, 2012. Racer’s will have to sign a liability release prior to skiing on Friday. Liability release’s will be available at the barn parking area.
The terrain for classic skiing is some of the best in the Western US. The race course will be on rolling terrain through meadows, Lodgepole and Aspen forests, with views of the valley floor and the Grand Tetons. Despite climbing 800' for the 12 km loop the entire course will be skiable in the track.
There will be two aid stations (water and Heed sports drink) – one at 4 km and one at 9 km.
All registrations will be handled by Athlete 360
|By December 15th, 2012|
|18 or 30 km||$45|
|Wooden Ski Class||$45|
|After December 15th, 2012|
|18 or 30 km||$55|
|Wooden Ski Class||$55|
Athlete 360 online registration closes at midnight on Thursday January 10th, 2013.
Late registration in person with paper will be Friday January 11th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Streubel Physical Therapy (18 North Main, Colter Building) in Driggs. There is an additional $10 fee for late registration on Friday night.
There is no race day registration or phone registration.
Entry Fee includes a TRC Hat, post race lunch, and entry for prize drawings. There are no refunds on registration for any reason. TRC Hats will be available for the first 200 participants to register.
30 km races will have 5 year age group classes (except for the youngest): 15-19, 20-29, 30-34…
18 km races will have 10 year age group classes (except for the youngest): 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39…
4 km race will have 2 year age groups: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-17, >17
Wooden Ski Class is for those traditional folks who like to break out their wooden skis and pine tar and don their wool leggings. Wooden ski class is for the 18 km race and will have awards for top 3 overall male and female. The wooden ski class will start with the 18 km race at 10:05 am.
Top 3 overall finishers from each race and each age group class will receive awards.
Come tour the race course on January 12th, 2013. Please begin your tour just after the start of the 4 km race and finish by 2pm. You must still register through athlete360.com or in person Friday night. Touring class individuals must pay a fee of $25 and this will include lunch and post race drawings.
** Race Bibs must be returned immediately after the race. If you are picking up a race goody bag for someone who registered but was unable to attend, please leave the race bib with the organizers.
Parking is limited at the race venue. Please plan to carpool with other participants.
Teton Mountain View Lodge 208-456-2741
Stay close to the race site and support one of our sponsors. The Teton Mountain View Lodge will be offering a wax room, late check out after the race, continental breakfast, and discount if staying 2 days.
Teton Valley Cabins 208-354-8153
Teton Valley Cabins is offering a 10% discount for race participants. Just mention that you're racing in the TRC for the discount.
Best Western Teton West 208-354-2363
Super 8 Motel 208-354-8888
Pines Motel & Guest Haus 208-354-2774
Cowboy Roadhouse Lodge 208-787-2755
Teton Ridge Ranch
The Teton Ridge Ranch closed to the public at the end of the ski season in 2009. They are no longer offering lodging or skiing to the public. However, they have granted us a two day use to hold the race on their beautiful trails and allow for skiing on Sunday up until noon.
Teton Valley Trails & Pathways "Linking People and Places"
TVTAP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that develops and maintains year-round non-motorized transportation and recreation facilities in Teton Valley. The organization brings together citizens, businesses, and local governments to expand the valley's opportunities for outdoor recreation and nature appreciation, while linking communities, providing access to national forest trails, and promoting healthy mountain lifestyles. TVTAP grooms over 35 kms of nordic trails in Teton Valley. Money raised from Teton Ridge Classic is used towards fulfilling our goals as an organization. For more information, visit www.tvtap.org
Dan Streubel – Race Director
1479 Table Rock Dr.
Driggs, ID 83422