Sunday 11k Double Peak Adventure Race Course Directions!   

FIRST OF ALL:  abide by ALL Durango City Covid19 Rules AND ALL Durango City Traffic Rules!

  1. make sure you have studied my Course Directions on both my vLog (search Steve Ilg YouTube) for GoPro Footage of your entire course!) and this Blog!
  2. pace yourself! my course may push your physical and mental spheres to places unknown… when in doubt?  retreat!   they’ll be a WF Race #3!

Start: must touch Stone Monument that says:  Schneider Park located just uphill from the intersection of 9th Street Bridge and Roosa Ave. hit Start while foot touching the Stone Monument.  Follow my 5k Race Directions until…


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Miles 0-2: after the Second Foot Bridge on my 5k Course,  watch closely for THIS DOUBLE DIAMOND entry onto “Killian’s Rib”  ilg has used this Rib for decades and named it after Killian Journet cuz? well? If he was a Race Director in ilg’s backyard?  This would nearly certainly be His chosen ascent contrary yet intersecting the traditional East Face Route up beloved Hogsback.

Summit Hogsback #1


Descend West Face of Hogsback continue PAST Perins Gulch top out on Racer Right onto Skid Ridge.

follow Skid Ridge into Perrin’s Gulch Gully

Veer Racer Left onto Neds Hill

Neds Hill to Hidden Valley top out,  descend Hidden Valley to junction of Engleharts,  veer Racer Right onto Engleharts (see my vLog on Steve Ilg YouTube #56).   Follow Engleharts downhill into Neds Hill (that you just ran up)

Ned’s Hill Descent into Hidden Valley:    You just ran down Ned’s Hill,  yet?  This, my young friend, is where the Double suddenly arises:  Veer Racer Right back UP into Hidden Valley Trail, back UP Eight Bells, to this signage which Dewa and i just marked moments ago:

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Then, top out on Hogsback for the second time and descend via Hogsback South Rib to the finish which is captured here:


with one of your Precious Legs touch ilg’s Start/Finish Stone Monument?  take a screen cap of your time and email it to ilg,


ANY social embrace of ilg’s Race Weekend would be SOOO appreciated!


head bowed,


see YOU on the Start Line(s) this weekend!



head bowed,
spirit vowed,


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