A steep run on single-track trails with fantastic views of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area that summits Dog Mountain with a little over 3000 ft of elevation gain, starting and finishing at the Dog Mountain Trailhead. This race is part of the Northwest Mountain Trail Series.
Race Fee: $45
Date of Race: July 27, 2013
PLEASE NOTE: No transfers to other runners are permitted. Registration can be cancelled for a 50% refund prior to June 1, 2013. No refunds are permitted on or after June 1, 2013.
Start Time/Location: 7:00 am at the Dog Mountain Trailhead – located about 12 miles east of the Bridge of the Gods on Washington State Highway 14.
Registration: Register HERE. Registration closes at 6pm on Thursday, July 25.
Packet Pick-up: You can pick up your race number at the Start/Finish line beginning at 5:30 am.
Post-race Festivities: There will be a BBQ for all participants, families and volunteers. We hope you stay and enjoy the fun!
Awards/Prizes: The top 3 male/female finishers will receive very nice products from some of our sponsors. There will also be many random prizes that we will be giving to finishers.
DIRECTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS
Travel Time: Allow 1 hour from Portland.
Directions to the Dog Mtn Trailhead (start/finish) from Portland: Take Interstate 84 East towards Hood River/The Dalles. Take Exit 44 – Cascade Locks/Stevenson, then follow signs to Bridge of The Gods and Stevenson, WA. There is a $1 toll (cash only) for going over the bridge. Cross bridge and turn right (east) onto Washington State Highway 14.
Travel ~12 miles to the Dog Mountain Trailhead.
Accommodations: Nearest lodging to start/finish is Skamania Lodge.
Closest towns/cities with numerous hotel options are: Cascade Locks and Hood River in Oregon & Carson and White Salmon in Washington. All are within 15-30minutes from the start.
Course Maps and Profile
Course Details, Mileage and Aid Station HERE
Course Pictures HERE