Lone Peak’s Revenge This Weekend at Big Sky Resort8/20/08
On August 23 and 24 the Andesite Mountain will come alive with the sounds of pedaling bikes, puffing lungs and cheers from the crowd as Lone Peak’s Revenge returns to its roots on the trails on Andesite Mountain. Riders will compete for $5,000 dollars worth prizes, raffles and giveaways. Sponsored by Gallatin Alpine Sports, the event is part of the Montana Off-Road Series (M.O.R.S.).
On Saturday August 23 the best Cross-country racers will compete for the State Championships. The pro and expert classes will start at 10a.m. with the beginner class kicking it into high gear at 10:10a.m. and the sport class at 10:20 a.m. A kid’s fun race will follow the expert class finish. The pro and expert class will run 4 laps of the mostly single track 5 mile loop that will take riders around Andesite Mountain. The sport class will pedal through 2 grueling laps and the beginner’s will complete one.
On Sunday the 24, hold on to your helmets. Riders will drop-in at 11a.m. and tear down the Revenge trail on their way to high speed corners, drops, jumps and brake grabbing terrain. Practice laps and discount lift tickets for competitors will be available on the 23 from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Competitors may register online for $25 until August 22 at 10 p.m. The registration fee will be $30 on race day and racers can sign up at the race start at Big Sky Resort from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Please contact race director Tom Owen at Gallatin Alpine Sports at 406.995.2313 to register or for more information’
For a complete schedule of all Big Sky Resort’s summer events, including Mountain Fest and lodging specials check out www.bigskyresort.com for more details or to book a room for the weekend festivities.Back To Press Release Archive