A steep run on single-track trails with fantastic views of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area that summits Dog Mountain with a little over 3000 ft of elevation gain, starting and finishing at the Dog Mountain Trailhead. The 20K and 30K routes repeat the 10K course two or three times, giving you more opportunity to enjoy the views.
This race is part of the Northwest Mountain Trail Series.
Patagonia technical race shirt: $30
Date of Race: July 26, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: No transfers to other runners are permitted. Registration can be cancelled for a 100% refund prior to January 1, 2014, a 50% refund prior to June 1, 2014. No refunds are permitted on or after June 1, 2014.
Start Time/Location: 8:00 am at the Dog Mountain Trailhead – located about 12 miles east of the Bridge of the Gods on Washington State Highway 14.
Registration: Register here Registration closes at 6pm on July 24.
Packet Pick-up: You can pick up your race number at the start/finish beginning at 7:00 am.
Post-race Festivities: Due to Forest Service restrictions, we are not allowed to serve post-race food.
Awards/Prizes: The top 3 male/female finishers will receive very nice products from some of our sponsors. There will also be many random prizes that we will be giving to finishers.
DIRECTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS
Travel Time: Allow 1-1.5 hours from Portland.
Directions to the Dog Mtn Trailhead (start/finish) from Portland: Take Interstate 84 East towards Hood River/The Dalles. Take Exit 44 – Cascade Locks/Stevenson, then follow signs to Bridge of The Gods and Stevenson, WA. There is a $1 toll (cash only) for going over the bridge. Cross bridge and turn right (east) onto Washington State Highway 14.
Travel ~12 miles to the Dog Mountain Trailhead.
Accommodations: Nearest lodging to start/finish is Skamania Lodge.
Closest towns/cities with numerous hotel options are: Cascade Locks and Hood River in Oregon & Carson and White Salmon in Washington. All are within 15-30minutes from the start.
10K Course Map and Profile
20K Course Map and Profile
30K Course Map and Profile