THE CAMELBAK BIG EASY
24th Jan 2015 – Snow Farm - Albert Town Tavern Scroll down for MTB info. Click here for Run info.
“Highest Mountain Bike Race in New Zealand”
Brief Course Description: Check out last years photos!
48km Mountain Bike course and 30km ‘Soft Option’ both start at the Snow Farm and travel to the top of Mt Pisa then a big down hill to Luggate crossing under the main road (stock underpass) then cross country back to the Albert Town Tavern. Click here for detailed Description Click here for Course Profile Click here to fly over the course from Snow Farm to Pisa Summit Click here for Big Easy Downhill Mt. Pisa to Luggate – Biker Cam
Entry fees Adult $85 (includes a lunch and beer at the finish) – Junior (under 19) $50. Includes full lunch at the Tavern.
Race pack pick-up From 2pm-8pm on Friday 23rd at MT Outdoors Dunmore St. Wanaka.
There will also be a late pick-up table at the start line for you guys travelling over on the day from the south please get there in plenty of time to avoid a rush – but if you’re staying in or close to Wanaka please collect on Friday.
Online entries close Thurday 22nd January at 8pm. . Late entry fee of $15 for all entries after Mon 19th Jan.
Lil’ Easy 18km Family fun ride.
Ride Start 12.30pm at Lake McKay Station Woolshed Luggate
Course Description Start at Lake Mckay woolshed (click here for map) doing an easy loop on farm tracks around the Station then joining in with the Big Easy heading to the Albert Town going under the main road (stock underpass) then heading toward the Clutha River for about 500m from their a short climb up onto the upper terrace following a farm track to Stevensons road, turn left onto Stevensons road travel 500 then turn left over farm tracks to Halliday Rd. follow Halliday Rd. the the crossing of the Cardrona River follow around the edge of the Clutha River to theBridge then up to the finish at the Albert Town Tavern. Click here for ride start.
Entry fee’s Adult’s $30 Family $50 (1 or 2 Adults and 1 – 3 children, Online entries close Thurday 22 January at 8pm. (late fee $10 extra from 8pm Monday 19 Jan) Registration from 2pm-8pm on Friday 23rd at MT Outdoor Dunmore St. Wanaka Sorry, no meal provided with this event.
Basic Repair Kit including a spare tube, two thermal top layers plus a good quality water proof jacket, warm hat/hood you can fit under your helmet and gloves. There are water stations about every 10km but a 2L Camelbak should get you through without stopping!
We are not requiring proof of bike service, however we expect that all bikes to be of a standard for this type of terrain, as organisers we reserve the right to have a bike mechanic to inspect bikes randomly for race worthiness. If any problems with a bike cannot be rectified by the mechanic the bike will be withdrawn from the event.
Must be pre-booked with registration, $15 extra includes bike) LEAVING Albert Town Tavern (click for map) 8.30 am, and Pembroke Park (click for map) 8.45am. There will be a truck to take your bikes up give yourself time to load your bike before hopping on the bus!
Bus back up to the Snow Farm
The bus back up to collect your car leaves from the Albert Town Tavern at 3.00pm (Must be pre booked with registration – $10 extra)
Prize Giving at 2pm at the Albert Town Tavern.