Bryce Conquer the Mountain

24 Hour Adventure Race
Bryce Four Season Resort - Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Race - Sample Rules of Travel 2019



Race Description - USARA National Championship Qualifier


Do you think you are ready for this fun and exciting Intermediate - Advanced level adventure race? We have a great course for you to run, bike, paddle, and navigate your way around in an awesome area of the Shenandoah Valley.  The 24 Hour race will feature 6 to 8 miles of paddling, 15 - 20 miles of trekking (Four different orienteering courses) and 50+ mile of biking. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at check-in at the main lodge at Bryce Resort. We’ll host the race out of Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room. Parking will be walking distance from the race HQ at the main Bryce Lodge parking lot. 

Race Features

UTM plotting of 26 points

Two sets of maps for each team

Bryce Downhill mountain bike course (Green & Blue trails only) will be used sometime during the race

Four different orienteering courses

     Water orienteering course using kick boards, SUP and kayaks.

     Bike Orienteering course

     Mountain terrain orienteering course 

     Night time orienteering course

Course is designed to clear all checkpoints in less than 24 hours

There will be both physical and mental (puzzle) challenges during the race

Race Location

  • Race Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Brief: Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room on Fairway Drive

  • Bike Drop: Bike drop location is at the base of the ski lift behind the bike rental shop

  • Race Start/Finish: Back deck of the main Bryce Lodge at Bryce Resort

  • Sponsored by Bryce Four Season Resort and Shenandoah County

  • Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr, Basye, VA 22810

  • If you have friends and family along for the adventure, check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah county web site or the Bryce Resort web page.

The start and finish area is actually located at the base of the Bryce mountain ski lift behind the main lodge. All racers should show and check in at least one hour before their race and attend the pre-race meeting 45 minutes before the race starts.

Race Estimated Distance

18 - 24 Hour 80+ miles

Registration Fees 24 Hours

Soloist 24 Hour

  • $220.00 for soloists until March 15th, 2021

  • $240.00 for soloists until April 15th, 2021

  • $250.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight May 10th, 2021

Teams 24 Hour (2 & 3 Person Team Options Available)

  • $200.00 per person until March 15th, 2021

  • $220.00 per person until April 15th, 2021

  • $240.00 per person until registration closes at midnight May 10th, 2021

Race Start Location

Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr, Basye, VA 22810

Race Schedule of Events (times subject to change pending permits)

  • Early Packet Pick-up is Friday May 21st, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Bryce Resort in the Copper Kettle Restaurant overflow room

  • Race Day Itinerary -Saturday May 22nd, 2021 

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am: Race packet pickup and transition set-up at the Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room

  • 8:00 am Transition area opens, marked area at the bottom of the ski lift outside of the in the Shenandoah Room room by the ski lift.

  • 8:50 am: Bike Drop at the bottom of the ski lift for transport via lift to the top of the mountain.

  • 9:00 am: Pre-race brief (Mandatory for all team captains)

  • 9:30 am: Race start

  • 9:30 am: Racers must be off the course 24 Hour Race (Sunday)

  • 10:00 am: Awards ceremony 24 Hour Race (Sunday)

Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed  for each member of your team.  In addition, all fees for USARA must be paid in full at packet pick-up. The USARA fees are $8.00 for a one day membership or $35.00 for a yearly membership. These fees are required.  You will get your race t-shirt, race map, Rules of travel and any race numbers at packet pick-up.

Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance

Two pieces of gear necessary for water portions of the race will be provided. This may include, but not limited to: Watercraft (Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks or Canoes) , paddles, and PFDs.  Race maps, race passport and Rules of Travel will also be provided by Rev3Endurance. Racers can bring their own water craft, paddles and PFD (Water challenge\paddle area will be less than six miles of the overall race).  There will be a kick board orienteering section in this race.

Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each team and\or Racer)

Rev3Endurance will not be checking in mandatory equipment. Rev3Endurance will be checking randomly throughout the race for mandatory equipment.  Missing mandatory equipment will result in points being decreased from your total score.

Mandatory Equipment

  • Enough food and water for the event

  • Bike

  • Bike helmet

  • Maps

  • Rules of Travel

  • Cell phone fully charged

  • Dry bag for your cell phone

  • Basic repair kit for your bike

  • Basic Medical Kit

  • Kick board, Boogie board or flotation device for a water orienteering course. 


The main Transition Area is located at a designated area behind the Bryce Resort main lodge.

United States Adventure Racing "General Race Rules"

Click here for the General Race Rules

Fun things to do in the Shenandoah Valley

Check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah county web site or the Bryce Resort web page.


Use the Bryce Resort Lodging page or the visit Shenandoah County Accommodations web site for options.

Post-Race Food

Food will not be served during the award ceremony after the race.  Please bring some beverages and snacks with you. You will have dining options at the Copper Kettle Restaurant located inside the Bryce lodge.  



Unofficial results will be announced at the awards ceremony and post-race official results will be posted to our web site 24 – 48 hours after the event.



Awards: Top three in each category


  • Solo Male and Female

  • 2/3-person teams: Male, Female, and Co-Ed

links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation

Severe weather conditions may postpone the start of the race, or the course may be shortened.


Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Christi with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race.

Photos 2019 - Photo Library from Bushnell Photography

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