The Gryphon

Presented by OneUp Components


Race Entry Fee:

$110 Full Course, $90 Short Course, Junior Women $20


Transfers accepted up to 14 days before event

Your event entry includes race, apres, dinner and a complementary drink at Norman Rudy’s Pub. There will be Gibbons Apres Lager, Philips Electric Unicorn, and Deep Cove Pale Ale on special for $5 a pint.

What else is included? Glad you asked:

  • Spruce Race Timing – professional, seamless, no need to stop. Dialed to the millisecond.
  • OneUp Components Blind stage (full course) – you’ll never expect it…
  • 7mesh 7mosh pit on the Gouranga Pro Line (full course) – Prizes, music, gnar. An awesome place to spectate.
  • High Five trail donation to SORCA – Donations from the apres will also be donated to SORCA
  • Smith Optics stage (short course) – $100 and a new pair of shades to the rider who finishes exactly mid pack
  • Nesters Market on course feed zone
  • Carl Goldstraw Painting – Speed Zone presented by Flying Spirit Rentals – riders hit 60km/h last year, think you can top it?
  • Polygon Homes Sponsored stage and parking area
  • Tantalus Bike Shop sponsored stage. A massive thanks to TBS for their generous contribution of a $50 gift certificate to each volunteer package.
  • After Party at Norman Rudy’s with DJ Praiz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE: Contact nearest timing / aid station.

For life threatening emergency contact 911


Sea to Sky Walk in Clinic. 40147 Glenalder Pl, Squamish, BC

Squamish General Hospital. 38140 Behrner Dr, Squamish, BC


Riders interested in collecting points towards EWS qualification will need to have a membership prior to The Gryphon – Squamish Enduro in order to be eligible to collect EWS Global Ranking points. Points will not be assigned retroactively if riders purchase the membership after the race.
Riders can purchase / renew their 2018 EMBA/EWS memberships at :


Full Course:



Open : 23-34

Masters: 35-44

Veteran: 45+


Short Course:



Course release:

Full Course: Wednesday, June 6th, 9am

Short Course: Tuesday, May 1st, 9am (details here)

Course Description:

Full Course: 5 stages, 38km, 1975m climbing on the day, 1100m descending in stage. Mainly black diamond trails, with one double black trail. The Enduro World Series Qualifier course. Designed for advanced/expert riders; this is the full meal deal, supersized, with a filet-o-fish on the side.

Short Course: Designed for intermediate/advanced riders, especially those who have not previously competed in an enduro race… you’ll be stoked! Full details available here

Both courses get you access to all of the on course features and include the apres, dinner, drink, and after party at Norman Rudy’s Pub.


Practice: Begins Wednesday, June 6th @ 9am

Athlete registration and plate pickup:

  • Friday, June 8th at Norman Rudy’s Pub from 7pm – 9pm
  • Saturday, June 9th beginning at 8am at race start area (TBA)
  • No day of registration, event is sold out
  • Plates contain Spruce Race Timing timing chips, plates cannot be cut or altered, and must be affixed to handlebars without being folded or drastically bent

Rider Briefing: Friday, June 8th, @ 7pm –  Norman Rudy’s Pub

Race day: Saturday, June 9th

Full Course

  • 8 am: Day of plate pick up opens
  • 9 am: Veteran Women (45+) start begins
  • 9:10 am: Masters Women (35-44) start begins
  • 9:20 am: Open (23-34), U-23, U-19 Women start begins
  • 9:40 am: Veteran Men (45+) start begins
  • 10:10 am: Masters Men (35-44) start begins
  • 11:00 am: Open Men (23-34) start begins
  • 12:00 pm: U-23, U-19 Men start begins
  • 12:20 pm: Pro Women start begins
  • 1:00pm: Pro Men start begins
  • 1:30 – 5:30 pm : Apres @ Norman Rudy’s Pub
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Dinner begins
  • 7 pm: Awards and Medals
  • 8pm: After Party with DJ Praiz

Short Course

  • 8 am: Day of plate pick up opens
  • 11:00 am: U-19 Women start begins
  • 11:20 am: Open Women (19+) start begins
  • 12:00 pm: U-19 Men start begins
  • 12:30 pm: Open Men (19+) start begins
  • 1:30 – 5:30 pm : Apres @ Norman Rudy’s Pub
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Dinner begins
  • 7 pm: Awards and Medals
  • 8pm: After Party with DJ Praiz


  • Athletes are to park at the end of Newport Ridge Road (as marked on the Trailforks map), there will be signs and attendants directing you. Parking has been provided by Polygon Homes via access to the old golf course.
  • Should the weather be too inclement, parking will be available on the roads in front of, and surrounding Norman Rudy’s Pub. The bike lane has been closed on Tantalus Road for parking for the event.
  • The parking will be locked at 10pm, and will re-open on Sunday at 9am, If you plan on leaving your car overnight, please move it to the road after the race. No exceptions will be made to open the gate early.


  • Professional photography of any kind must have credentials prior to event day. Please submit the below information to our contact page