Highlights for this course include the Reynolds Hill area and dropping into the Blair area. Depending on your fitness level, climbing up the Haunted Forest Trail will make or break your race, but dropping down Death Crotch towards the end will be the reward.
The start on the Forest Service road spreads the field. Then a fast doubletrack leads to perhaps the best singletrack section of the whole race, the Twin Mountain Trail. The Skeleton Trail tests your climbing mettle. Crow Creek is as peaceful a climb as you can find, leading to ripping around the Happy Jack trail system. A final descent down Death Crotch will bring you home.