Full Course 2018 (5 Stages)
Crouching Squirrel, Hidden Monkey
Entrails – Room with a View – Gouranga
Another Man’s Gold
Somewhere Over There
*** One Blind Stage – riders will follow course arrows on day of event ***
*** With the current weather forecast for Friday, we may have sections taped off during practice to mitigate course damage. Please obey these closures; walk the lines if they are taped off. ***
Athletes are asked to attend the rider briefing on Friday, June 8th @ 7pm at Norman Rudy’s. Registration and plate pickup is open from 7pm-9pm.
All athletes should pre-ride the course to ensure they know which lines are taped and which are open, as well as be aware of all obstacles on course. The course leaves from Norman Rudy’s and riders can return to Norman Rudy’s for Apres from 1-5pm.
Please dress appropriately for the weather, plan to be on course for at least 4 hours.
The Carl Goldstraw Painting Speed Zone presented by Flying Spirit Rentals will be at the top of Crouching Squirrel, Hidden Monkey.
The pro line on Gouranga at the end of Stage 2 is optional; there will be 2 finish lines at the access road. Riders must pre-ride this feature if they are planning on riding it in the race on Saturday. 7Mesh with be setup with the 7Mosh pit at this feature, it will be an excellent spectator zone!
The blind stage will not be released. Riders will follow course marking arrows on Saturday to find their way to the blind stage.
The NEW exit of Somewhere Over There will be in the race.
All riders must leave in their designated start wave (special exceptions, see registration)
All riders must follow the course in its entirety
Riders will leave each start gate in 1 minute intervals
If caught by another rider within a stage, riders must yield IMMEDIATELY to the faster, oncoming rider
All riders must obey by the rules of the road while on roadways
All riders must follow start marshal, finish marshal, and course marshal direction at all times
All riders must wear their helmet with chin strap attached at all times
Shuttling is strictly prohibited
Failure to conform with the above rules will result in rider disqualification
EMERGENCY RESPONSE: Contact nearest timing / aid station. For life threatening emergency contact 911
NEAREST CLINIC / HOSPITAL:
Sea to Sky Walk in Clinic. 40147 Glenalder Pl, Squamish, BC
Squamish General Hospital. 38140 Behrner Dr, Squamish, BC
Riders must be EMBA members in order to be eligible to collect EWS Qualifier Series ranking points / be added to the EWS Reserved List. Riders MUST have the membership before the race – points will not be assigned retroactively. The 2018 memberships are available here: https://emba2107qualifierseries.eventbrite.ca