Bryce Conquer the Mountain

Sprint/Family Adventure Race
sponsored by Zanfel

Bryce Four Season Resort - Sunday, May 23rd, 2021


Race Description


Rev3Endurance Bryce Conquer the Mountain Sprint/Family Adventure Race.  Are you ready for this incredible beginner 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. 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 on 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.  


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at check-in at the main lodge in the Shenandoah Room at Bryce Resort. We’ll host the race out of the Bryce Resort in the Copper Kettle Restaurant overflow room.  Parking will be walking distance from the race HQ at the main Bryce Lodge parking lot.


Sample Rules of Travel (ROT)                                             Race Map for Adventure Racing





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, 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

3-12 miles

Registration Fees


  • $80.00 for soloists until January 1st, 2021

  • $90.00 for soloists until March 15th, 2021

  • $110.00 for soloists until registration closes at 11:00pm, May 15th, 2021

Teams (2, 3, 4 or 5 Person Team Options Available)

  • $70.00 per team member until January 1st, 2021

  • $80.00 per team member until March 15th, 2021

  • $100.00 per team member until registration closes at 11:00pm, May 15th, 2021

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 - Sample Race Map

  • Super 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

  • Early Packet Pick-up is Saturday May 22nd, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is 8:30 am - 9:30 am at the Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room

  • Race Day Itinerary: 

  • 8:30 am: Transition area opens, marked area at the bottom of the ski lift outside of the Copper Kettle Restaurant overflow 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

  • 12:30 pm: Racers must be off the course

  • 1:00 pm: Awards ceremony


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

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

  • Bike

  • Bike helmet

  • Maps and ROT (Provided by REV3Endurance)

  • Map bag to keep maps dry or (2) gallon zip lock bags

  • Bailing device for your kayak (Sample: Pint cup quart size milk container, something to bail water)

  • Rules of Travel (Provided by REV3Endurance)

  • Cell phone fully charged

  • Dry bag for your cell phone


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 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 (2 categories in 2021 (One Racer 10 or younger category and One Racer 10 -18 category))

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 Results 2019 - Results

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