The 50k features the same rugged, beautiful backcountry trails as the 50 mile race. 88% non-motorized technical trail, 12% rough and rocky jeep/ATV trail. Approximately 7,600 feet of elevation gain. Elevation ranges between 5,300 feet and 8,000 feet above sea level.
50K Packet Pickup: Friday August 5, 2022 at the Montana City Volunteer Fire Department, Station 1 between 4 and 7 (1192 Highway 282 in Montana City). Course briefings at 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 PM.
50K Race Start: 7:00 am on Saturday August 6, 2022. All races start and finish at the Willard Creek Trailhead at the end of Forest Service Road 4014. Allow at least 45 minutes driving time from Helena, and be sure to check-in 15 minutes before the race starts. Directions
No drop bags.
50K Cut Off Time: 4:00 pm at the Tizer Cabin Guard Station (mile 13). Miss this cut off and hitch a ride back.