Route and Stages:
With extensive experience in creating dynamic and challenging courses that run the gamut of mountain environments and conditions, the 2017 TransRockies Run organizers have once again designed a course that will, in every definition, leave you breathless.
The route and stages listed below are offered as inspiration, and a guide of what to expect. The actual route will remain secret until just before the event so that all competitors can maximize the adventure experience of entering something totally brand new.
The route information provided is preliminary only, and is subject to change pending final route planning and U.S. Forest Service permit approval.
The route information provided below is subject to change pending final route planning and U.S. Forest Service permit approval.
Running Elevations and Surface Types:
The route of the 2017 TransRockies Run will take place at elevations between 7,400 and 12,600 feet above sea level. Based on the preliminary route proposal (subject to change and approval by the U.S. Forest Service), the percent of distance at various elevations is as follows:
7,000′ to 8,000′ – 3%
8,000′ to 9,000′ – 31%
9,000′ to 10,000′ – 28%
10,000′ to 11,000′ – 27%
11,000′ to 12,000′ – 10%
12,000′ to 13,000′ – 1%
The following numbers are preliminary estimates and are also subject to final approval. In the event of extreme weather during the event and any subsequent re-routing, running surface types would also be subject to change.
Dirt and Gravel Roads – 37%
Non-Motorized Single and Double Trails – 33%
4-Wheel Drive and Motorized Trails – 18%
Paved Roads and Pathways – 12%