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You will need to show all required gear at check-in and carry ALL equipment below during the entire race (except bike & helmet).
Final Gear List posted closer to Race Day.

This is an unsupported race -- meaning teams are not allowed to have support crews assist them. Teams will be directed to leave their bikes pre-race at a specified location (instructions handed out at pre-race meeting). Cycling gear (helmet, bike light, bike tools, & water bottles) may be left with bikes if securely attached.

Required Team Gear

  • One Mountain Bike (Able to be riden by all team members)
  • One Cycling Helmet (Able to be worn by all team members)
  • Orienteering Compass (You must be able to navigate with your compass.)
  • Matches/Lighter
  • CPR Facemask
  • Water Detoxification Method
  • Waterproofing Method for Map and Passbook
  • Wilderness Medical and Survival Kit

Required Individual Gear

  • Dry Change of Clothes and Rain Gear (waterproofed & kept dry even if you get wet)
  • Whistle
  • Light Source (with extra batteries)
  • Food and Water (ability to carry 1 liter)
  • A Sense of Adventure

Optional Team Gear

  • Bike lock (to secure bike when not riding)
  • Spare bike tube, tire pump, and patch kit (strongly recommended)
  • Other bike maintanence tools (chain tool, pedal wrench, etc.)

Forbidden Equipment

  • Electronic Navigational Devices (GPS, satellite locator, pace-meter, etc.)
  • Communication Device (cell phone* , radio, pager, PDA, walkie-talkie, etc.) *Cell phone may be carried for emergency purposes only.
  • Any Mode of Transportation not authorized by Race Staff
  • Any Map other than that provided by Race Staff
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