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Death Ride

July 15 2023
Markleeville, CA
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Distances: 103 miles
Difficulty: Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
Limited to: 2000 Participants

The Death Ride is back with a new challenge: 103 miles, 6 HC climbs, elevations well over 8,000', and the scenery of the "California Alps" to keep you inspired. Closed roads until 4pm, full support, lunch and after-ride meal, bike expo, and more!

Death Ride

Road Closures:
From 5:00am - 7:15am, the road will be closed to traffic from the Markleeville Courthouse to the junction of Highways 89 & 4. Monitor & Ebbetts Pass will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 5:00am. Monitor Pass reopens to vehicular traffic at 12:00pm. Ebbetts Pass reopens to vehicular traffic at 3:00pm.

Event Starting Times:

DISTANCE START BETWEEN
Five Passes 5:00am and 6:30am
Four Passes 6:00am and 7:00am
Three Passes 6:30am and 7:30am
Two Passes 7:00am and 8:00am
One Pass 7:30am and 8:30am

Rest Stop Hours of Operation:
Heenan (5:30am - 12:00pm) 
Top of Monitor (5:30am - 12:00pm)
Topaz (5:30am - 12:00pm)
Wolfcreek Lunch (10:00am - 3:00pm)
Scossas (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Top of Ebbetts (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Hermit Valley (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Woodsfords (11:00am - 4:00pm)
Picketts (11:00am - 5:00pm)
Carson (11:00am - 6:00pm)

Mileage and Elevation:

START/FINISH - TURTLE ROCK PARK
  Mile: 0 and 129
  Elevation: 5,501'
TOP OF MONITOR
  Mile: 15 and 35
  Elevation: 8,314'
TOP OF EBBETTS
  Mile: 55 and 70
  Elevation: 8,730'
TOP OF CARSON
  Mile: 110
  Elevation: 8,580'


Elevation Map

Cut-Off Times:

LOCATION CUT-OFF
Start    5:00am - 8:30am
Ascend Monitor from Hwy 89/4 junction 9:30am
Descend Monitor to Hwy 395 10:00am
Ascend Monitor from Hwy 395 11:00am
MONITOR PASS OPEN TO VEHICLES 12:00pm
Ascend Ebbetts Pass from Centerville (Wolfcreek) 1:00pm
Descend Ebbetts to Hermit Valley 1:30pm
Ascend Ebbetts Pass from Hermit 2:00pm
EBBETTS PASS OPEN TO VEHICLES 3:00pm
Ascend Woodfords Canyon 4:00pm
Ascend Carson Pass from Picketts 5:15pm
All riders must be off the course by 8:00pm. All cut-off times are strictly enforced.

 

 

 

 
Start Located At: 17300 CA-89, Markleeville, CA 96120
 
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Packet Pickups

Friday, July 15, 2022 from 11am-7pm (PST) at Turtle Rock Park in Markleeville, CA. Packet pickup will resume Saturday morning (July 16) from 4am-6:30am.

 
Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Toilets
Registration On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Outriders
Roving Mechanical Support
Closed Roads
 
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Fundraising
 
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