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Lake Tahoe Trail 100K (2011)

dates July 24, 2011
http://www.leadvillequalifiers.com 5001 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161, USA [large map] 39.2878, -120.104
World http://www.leadvillequalifiers.com
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The Lake Tahoe Trail 100k is the 2nd race of the Leadville Qualifying Series. The challenging and picturesque course at the Northstar Resort will feature two 30 mile loops on a mixture of fire-roads and single track. Racers have the opportunity to gain entry to the famed Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race by top age group placing or by lottery. 50 spots will be distributed by age group and 50 spots will be distributed by lottery to those who have completed the Lake Tahoe Trail 100k within the cutoff time. Qualifiers must be present to accept their LT100 entry and pay on site.

Web registration is available. Opens on 2011-04-01. Closes on 2011-07-23.

Marathon

Cost: $125
License: USA Cycling One-Day License or Yearly Membership required
Course Description: The course is a 33 mile loop in a clockwise direction (2 laps for the full distance)

Approximately 4,000 elevation gain per lap

Starts at the Village at Northstar 6,300 feet.

Travels up a scenic route towards the top of Mt. Pluto on fireroad and double track to around 7,500 feet.

Heads south towards Lake Tahoe incorporating some of North Tahoe’s fun and fast trails behind Tahoe City. Low point at this section is 6,300 feet.

Heads back north towards Truckee up and over the the flank of Mt. Watson to a speedy and wide open section on fireroad.

The course re-enters Northstar where the second lap and finish are located at mid-mountain.

Features:
Wildflowers
Scenic views of Tahoe & the Sierra
Fast fun trails (fireroad, single track)
Sustained climbs and descents


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