Are you looking for a goal to train for this winter?
Are you new to Adventure racing and want to give it a go?
Have you registered for Expedition Canada and need a little race to warm up before the big event?

Check out our Bighorn Adventure races with a format that will suit everyone!

Two races:

– The Bighorn Bushwhack 3 & 8h Adventure race on May 1st, 2022 REGISTER HERE!!! 

 

– The Bighorn Bushwhack 24h Adventure race on September 10-11th, 2022 REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!

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The Bighorn Bushwhack 3 & 8hr Adventure Race is set to happen on May 1st, 2022.

Solos and Teams of 2 must complete the course by navigating to check points using the maps provided.
Course navigation will be achievable by all experience levels. Teams with more experience will have the option to go find more advanced checkpoints (optional).
The course will be open for 3 hours for the family & Beginner course and 8 hours for the regular course. Any participants finishing after 4pm will receive a 20 points penalty per minute late. 

Categories:
– Solo (Male & Female)
– Teams of 2 (Co-ed, Female or Male)
If 4 people want to race together it will be allowed but they must register as 2 teams of 2.

Disciplines:
Total distance~45km
(plus advanced section) 

-Trekking ~10km
-MTB ~27km
-Paddling ~8km
-Advanced section (optional, distance TBC)

Participants have to use mountain bikes for the race (xc, road or electric bikes not allowed)
Participants must use a kayak if racing as solo and canoes if racing in teams. 

Kayak paddles are allowed for teams using a canoe.

Teams and solos must provide their own canoe and/or kayak (rentals available).

MTB, kayaks and canoe rentals are available from Hoodoo Adventures and can be booked by calling us at 250 492-3888 

Registration fees:
Early Bird pricing 10% off until Dec 15th 2020
Regular price:
– Solo: $155
– Teams of 2: $300

Location:
Penticton, B.C.

Spots are limited for the time being so don’t miss out and register quickly.

REGISTER HERE !!

Mandatory Gear:
 
Mandatory at All time:
 
-1 waterproof jacket/person
-1 race jersey/person (provided)
-1 whistle/person
-1 compass /team or solo
-maps (provided by the organization)
-race passport (provided by the organization)
-1 liter min capacity (bottle or bladder)/person
-enough food/water for the leg you are on
-1 long sleeve synthetic or merino
-1 basic first aid kit (triangle bandage, bandaids etc)/team or solo
-1 cell phone in sealed waterproof bag
 
Trekking Sections Mandatory:
 
-Running/hiking shoes
 
Mountain Biking Sections Mandatory:
 
-Mountain bike (to be with you at all time during biking section) 1/person
-1 spare tube/ person
-1 pump/CO2 inflator per team/solo
-1 bike helmet (certified bike helmet to be worn at all time during biking sections)/person
 
Paddling Sections Mandatory:
 
-1 Personnel flotation device (PFD) with whistle attached – must be Canada Coast Guard approved (must be worn at all times when on a paddling section). 1/person
-1 canoe per team or kayak per solo + paddles (canoe and kayak rentals available through Hoodoo Adventures). 
-1 bailer/ boat
-1 throw rope (min 15m floating rope)/ boat
 
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The Bighorn Bushwhack 24h Adventure Race is set to happen on September 10-11th, 2022.

Solos and Teams of 2 must complete the course by navigating to check points using the maps provided.
Course navigation will be achievable by all experience levels. Teams with more experience will have the option to go find more advanced checkpoints (optional).
The course will be open for 3 hours for the family & Beginner course and 8 hours for the regular course. Any participants finishing after 4pm will receive a 20 points penalty per minute late. 

Categories:
– Teams of 2 or 4 (Co-ed, Female or Male)

Disciplines:
Total distance~130km
(plus advanced section) 

-Trekking ~35km
-MTB ~75km
-Paddling ~20km
-Advanced section (optional, distance TBC)

Participants have to use mountain bikes for the race (xc, road or electric bikes not allowed)
Participants must use a kayak if racing as solo and canoes if racing in teams. 

Kayak paddles are allowed for teams using a canoe.

Teams and solos must provide their own canoe and/or kayak (rentals available).

MTBkayaks and canoe rentals are available from Hoodoo Adventures and can be booked by calling us at 250 492-3888 

Registration fees:
Early Bird pricing 10% off until Dec 15th 2021
Regular price:
– $325 per person

Location:
Penticton, B.C.

Spots are limited for the time being so don’t miss out and register quickly.

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!

Mandatory Gear:
 
Mandatory at All time:
 
-1 waterproof jacket/person
-1 waterproof pants
-1 race jersey/person (provided by the organization)
-1 whistle/person
-1 compass /team or solo
-maps (provided by the organization)
-race passport (provided by the organization)
-1 liter min capacity (bottle or bladder)/person
-water purification tablets or filter
-enough food/water for the leg you are on
-1 long sleeve synthetic or merino
-1 first aid kit (triangle bandage, bandaids x5, emergency blankets (1/person), gauze roll x2, antibiotic ointment, anti diarrhea, anti histamines)/team or solo
-1 cell phone with full charge in sealed waterproof bag
-1 fire starter device
– emergency blanket per person
-1 knife
-1 emergency bivy bag per person (sol kind acceptable)
 
Trekking Sections Mandatory:
 
-Running/hiking shoes
 
Mountain Biking Sections Mandatory:
 
-Mountain bike (to be with you at all time during biking section) 1/person
-1 spare tube/ person
-Tire levers
-1 pump/CO2 inflator per team/solo
-1 bike helmet (certified bike helmet to be worn at all time during biking sections)/person
 
Paddling Sections Mandatory:
 
-1 Personnel flotation device (PFD) with whistle attached – must be Canada Coast Guard approved (must be worn at all times when on a paddling section). 1/person
-1 canoe per team or kayak per solo + paddles (canoe and kayak rentals available through Hoodoo Adventures). 
-1 bailer/ boat
-1 glostick per boat and per racer
-1 throw rope (min 15m floating rope)/ boat
 
Training:
 
If you are interested in knowing more about adventure racing, Hoodoo Adventures offers Adventure Racing Camps. Please send an email to [email protected] for more information
 
If you are looking for a training plan, look up:
Jen Segger Endurance Coaching 
 
Sought out for her expertise in endurance training protocols, Jen has become a recognized name and leader in the coaching industry over the past 15 years.  Her athletes are located all over the world and range from the total newbie to the elite.  As a 20 year veteran of adventure racing, Jen has been racing at the highest level in the sport for several of the best teams in the USA and Internationally.  From winning world championship qualifiers to top podium finishes at the hardest races globally, Jen applies her knowledge and experience to all those she coaches.  After closing the doors to her successful high performance training studio in Squamish several years ago, Jen now works exclusively online, allowing athletes to better access her services. In addition to the individualized training plans that Jen writes, her athletes receive sport specific and individual guidance in nutrition as it relates to meeting the demands and stress of training.  She is also a certified strength & conditioning coach who highly encourages the application of a well rounded pre-hab, mobility and progressive strength plan that is specific to each person.  More recently, Jen has carved out a new niche for herself within the coaching realm as she applies the latest in performance research to her female clients, ensuring that these athletes are working with their own unique female physiology and not against it. She has dove into the connected application between endurance sports and applying measures to keep hormones happy, no matter what phase of life a female athlete may be in.  For those not seeking 1:1 personalized guidance but are still looking for a very comprehensive and performance based program, Jen has 3 new adventure racing training courses becoming available in 2021.  These virtual 5 month learning opportunities are designed to prepare athletes for 6hr, 12hr and 24 adventure races and include everything that an athlete needs to know to be successful when they toe the line. From the daily ins and outs of training for each discipline, nutrition, hydration, gear, foot care, mindset and transitions, look no further than one of Jen’s AR courses.  Visit www.jensegger.com for more info on working with her.
 
September 2021 BIGHORN BUSHWHACK RACE:

Link to the pictures of the race Click Here!

Results: