• Date
    Saturday June 22, 2019 all day
  • Type
    XC Race
  • Activities
    Mountain Bike
  • Location
    Swakum Mountain, British Columbia Canada
  • Route
  • AKA
    The Merritt Epic 150+
  • Email
    darchoborne@hotmail.com
  • Facebook
  • Registration
    Open Paid
  • Signup date
    Monday June 10, 2019 at 12:00am

Race Details:

The Merritt Crown: A self-supported singletrack race for dirtbag mountain bikers.

118 km. 3,322 meters. Only 12 hours.

The course joins the four major singletrack riding areas of the Nicola Valley: Coultee Plateau, Iron Mountain, Lundbom, and Swakum Mountain.

Time limit: 12 hours (riders that won't make the cut to retire at end of Section 3 if over the 5pm deadline to avoid riders in the dark)

Fastest completion: James Oborne and Lennard Pretorious, 11 hours, 47 minutes.

Start/finish line: Central Park, Merritt, British Columbia.

Sponsored by: Nicola Valley Trail Association & Breathe Bikes

Cost: $50 entry fee (payable by 6/10/19)

Cost Includes:
-1 admission to post-race BBQ incl. food and beer ($18.00 for guests)
-$10.00 certificate to Breathe Bikes (Merritt Bike Shop)
-Race swag
-A crown for all finishers

Accommodation:
-Some hosting available
-Free camp areas
-Public campgrounds
-Fine Merritt motels and hotels

To register:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-merritt-crown-tickets-54452268200

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    Trail Conditions
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    • Snow Packed
    • Snow Covered
    • Freeze/thaw Cycle
    • Icy
    • Prevalent Mud
    • Wet
    • Variable
    • Dry
    • Very Dry
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    Trail Difficulties
    • Access Road/Trail
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    • Green
    • Blue
    • Black
    • Double Black Diamond

    Trail Report Status
    • Clear / Green
    • Minor Issue / Yellow
    • Significant Issue / Amber
    • Closed or Major Issue / Red

    • Land Owner Overlay
    • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
    • BLM (public)
    • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
    • State land
    • Indigenous
    • Military
    Trail Conditions
    • Unknown
    • Snow Packed
    • Snow Covered
    • Freeze/thaw Cycle
    • Icy
    • Prevalent Mud
    • Wet
    • Variable
    • Dry
    • Very Dry
    • Map Markers
    • trail Trail Head
    • photo Photo
    • place Directory Listing
    • region Riding Area
    • TTF TTF
    • Parking Parking
    • Viewpoint Viewpoint
    • Information Information
    • Warning Warning
    • Directions Directions
    • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
    • Sight Sight
    • Restrooms Restrooms
    • Gate Gate
    • Camping Camping
    • Trail Sign Trail Sign
    • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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    Trail transparency
    73 miles
    Distance
    11,681 ft
    Climb
    -11,681 ft
    Descent
    4,335 ft
    High Point
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