Saturday, September 10, 2011

Varsity Huddle - Adventure Racing

Adventure Racing

What is Adventure Racing?

Adventure Racing offers an easy crossover for cyclist, runners and water sport enthusiasts just to mention a few. Adventure races can vary anywhere from 2-5 person teams, with some events now offering solo categories. The disciplines can also vary from race to race. Adventure racing can include shredding through tight single track on a mountain bike or orienteering and hiking through a dense forest. Adventure racers may find themselves ripping down rapids in a canoe and then rappelling off a 100 foot rock face. The races can last a few hours or several days and can cover 10 - 100 miles or more!

Types of Adventure Racing
·         12 Hour Race
·         24 Hour Race
·         Multiday Trek Style Race

Adventure Racing Examples
·         Tyler Adventure Sprint Race
o        4 hour race – 20 miles
o        Good introduction Adventure Race
·         Adventure Xstream Series (AXS) Moab
o        12 hour race – 50 miles
o        Kayak, Mountain Bike, Trek, Rappel, Navigation
·         Primal Quest
o        Expedition length Adventure Race – 600 miles
o        Multiple Disciplines

Adventure Races in Circle 10 Council
·         2007 Camp Wisdom
·         2008 Camp Meisenbach
·         2009 Camp Cherokee
·         2010 Camp James Ray


Eric the Half-bee said...

I don't know if you've seen this, but here's a Varsity resource:

Fishgutts said...

I have. It is unfortunate that it seems sort of dormant at times. Are the Districts in SLC having Huddle each month?