Master of the Mass July 12-14 2013

Come stay with us for the Master of the Mass, 2013!  Even if you’re not racing, this event is not to be missed.

MASTER OF THE MASS Bike Race Set for JULY 12-14, 2013 Registration is Now Open for the Race

Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., April 18 , 2013 – Registration for Master of theMass, July 12-14 is now open online at www.aspensnowmass.com/master. This Enduro Mountain Bike Race is comprised of four stages over three days that
test the all-around skills of racers as they face the challenge of using only one bike for all stages which include a chainless downhill,
cross-country, downhill and super-downhill categories.

New this year, final results will be based on cumulative scoring and not cumulative times in racing divisions of pro men/women and amateur men/women. A Junior division for ages 13-17 has also been added to the race this year. The pro division will have a $3,000 prize purse. Parties and events will surround the weekend of mountain biking in one of the most beautiful settings in the Rockies.

Race Course (subject to change):
Friday, July 12 – 4 p.m. – Super-Downhill (Time Trial) The crown jewel of the race is the first stage with a drop of more than 3,500 feet over 8.5 miles from the top of Elk Camp Chair all the way to the rodeo parking lot. The course will feature Vapor, Government, Anaerobic Nightmare and Highline trails.

Saturday, July 13 – 9 a.m. – Cross-Country Race (Mass Start) Beginning at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola this ride will incorporate the best cross-country trails Snowmass has to offer. The cross-country course has approximately 1,000 feet of vertical climbing and 2,300 feet of descent over nine miles and will finish in Snowmass Base Village

Saturday, July 13 – 4 p.m. – Chainless Downhill (Time Trial) Begin at the top of Elk Camp Gondola and descend down the Valhalla Trail and finish in Base Village. A DJ, drinks and party will continue in Snowmass Base Village.

Sunday, July 14 – 11 a.m. – Downhill (Time Trial) Each racer will have one run down Snowmass’ famed Pro Downhill course accessed from the top of the Village Express chairlift and finish in Base Village. Practice for the downhill will start at 9 a.m.

Award ceremony and closing party will be at 1 p.m. in Snowmass Base Village.

To check out the action of the Master of the Mass last year visit:  www.flickr.com/

Aspen/Snowmass would like to thank the Aspen/Snowmass Master of the Mass sponsors: Muscle Milk, Clif Bar, Helly HansenGoPro and Shocktop Belgian White.