Bryce Conquer the Mountain
Sprint Adventure Race
Bryce Four Season Resort - Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Rev3Endurance Bryce Conquer the Mountain Sprint Adventure Race. Are you ready for this beginner to intermediate 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 at Bryce Resort. This course is designed for new athletes entering into the wonderful world of adventure racing. It's also designed for the athlete who wants to push hard the entire race and improve their skill in adventure racing. Grab a group of your friends and form a team. We will give you a map and some basic rules to follow. You will then set out and create a strategy for your adventure to get checkpoints by hiking, biking and paddling to different checkpoints. The team with the most points in the allotted time will win. It's a fun event and you and your friends will get to experience the adventure of finding all the different checkpoint spread across the resort.
Race Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Brief: Bryce Resort 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, or if you're looking for something to do or a place to eat while you're in the area, 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 and Length
5-15 miles, 4 hours
5 on a scale of 1-10 (Designed for first time adventure racers or racers improving their strategy and speed)
Registration Fees (Sell Out is 100 Racers)
$80.00 for soloists until January 1st, 2022
$100.00 for soloists until registration closes at 11:00pm, May 8th, 2022
Teams (2, 3, 4 or 5 Person Team Options Available)
$70.00 per team member until January 1st, 2022
$90.00 per team member until registration closes at 11:00pm, May 8th, 2022
Race Start Location
Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr. Basye, VA 22810.
Direction from 81 South verses GPS
Turn right onto State Rte 703, 1.4 miles
Turn left onto State Rte 614, 1.1 miles
Turn right onto VA-263 W, 9.1 miles
Turn right onto Fairway Dr. 1.5 miles
Turn left onto Bryce Resort
Race Schedule of Events (3.5 Hour Race Time)
Early Packet Pick-up is Friday May 13th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Bryce Resort.
Race Day Packet Pick-up is 7:00 am - 8:15 am at Bryce Resort
Race Day Itinerary:
7:00 am: Transition area opens
8:30 am: Pre-race brief (Mandatory for all team captains)
9:00 am: Race start
1:00 pm: Racers must be off the course
1:30 pm: Awards ceremony
Race Packet Pickup
Packet pickup location will be at Bryce Resort. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each member of your team. You will get your race t-shirt, race map, Rules of travel and any race numbers at packet pick-up.
Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance
All 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.
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 - Sample List
Enough food and water for the event
Maps and ROT (Provided by REV3Endurance)
Map bag to keep maps dry or gallon zip lock bag
Rules of Travel (Provided by REV3Endurance)
Cell phone fully charged
Dry bag for your cell phone
One compass per team
The main Transition Area is located at a designated area behind the Bryce Resort main lodge.
United States Adventure Racing "General Race Rules"
Fun things to do in the Shenandoah Valley
Preferred Lodging option - Shrine Mont - 2.5 miles from the race starting line
(They offer Cottages, Hotel style and bunk house options) 217 Shrine Mont Circle, Orkney Springs, VA 22845
Rustic camping option (grass field near starting line) $10.00 per person for the weekend (Bryce Airport) walking distance to the starting line.
(access to water, port a jons and some shower options) - RSVP to Christi@rev3endurance.com
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 hour after the event.
Awards: Top three in each category
Solo Male and Female
2/3-person teams: Male, Female, and Co-Ed all Adult
Family Top five Family Teams (5 Deep)
links to Mandatory Race Forms
Race Cancellation & General Refund Policy
If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened. General Refund Policy
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
Race maps will be given out at racer check-in