Full Moon Cross country Ski & Potluck 2015
Come celebrate the full moon with an enchanting ski on moon-lit trails to the Nourse Sugar Shack and back (approx 9k total). Once the skiing is done, join a potluck in the chalet.
Ashwabay is waiving the trail fee for the evening, and also offering free use of our Rental Equipment. We'll be lighting a fire in the Chalet to warm-up by after you’re done. Please bring a dish to pass for the potluck.
The race course is shaping up nicely. This past weekend the trails where compacted and ridden making the route 100% ride able. The forecast for the week is showing a mild warming trend which will further help firm things up. The race day forecast looks like an awesome day to play outside.
Due to manageable snow conditions this year some manually packed mountain bike single track has been added. By doing this the number of laps will be reduced from 3 to 2 but keeping the distance within the range of 12ish miles. Compared to previous editions of the Double Doughnut Derby, there will be a longer run out on XC trail before entering single track. This is intended to reduce stress and congestion. On the second lap additional single track with be used instead of the XC trail. Later in the race there will be some areas of 2 way traffic on XC trail but the width will be maximized to allow for this. In the event of heavy snow the originally planned 100% machine packed trail is available and will be used.
Also: the North Coast Cycling Association is hosting their Midwinter Get-Together and Potluck following the race from 3-6 PM. The potluck is open to participants and volunteers.
Let's have some fun!
Details about the Derby available HERE
Check out a tentative course map and preview video after the break...
Thanks to everyone who came and support the Special Olympics this weekend at Mt Ashwabay. The participants took part in snowshoe and downhill events. Everyone had a great weekend, and their positive energy and can-do spirit was contagious! Thank you
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