Borealis Fat Bike Worlds Schedule

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Thursday, January 28, 11 a.m.

North Village

(20 miles, 2.5 mile loop, 8 laps)

The town of Mt. Crested Butte’s venue, intended for individuals or teams of two or four. Located about two miles past Crested Butte Mountain Resort, it is one of the most scenic areas in the entire valley, with gorgeous views of the Axtell, Gothic and Crested Butte mountains.

These are trails you just have to ride. Groomed for this very occasion, now is the time to start rallying your friends. Download and save the racetrack from our local free mountain bike map app at

Friday, January 29, 11 a.m.

Conference Ride

(2 to 7 miles, not timed)

A modified route on North Village will also be used during our Fat Bike Conference Friday, January 29. Land managers, resort reps and Fat Bike enthusiasts alike will all enjoy spinning on fresh corduroy. Event includes: Free demos on Borealis, Surly, Salsa and 45NRTH bikes.

Saturday, January 30, 11 a.m. 

Fat Bike World Championships and Lez Zeppelin

(Racers need to show up at 9 a.m. to get timing chips and final registration)

East Side

The start/finish area is just behind the Community School and the course is sandwiched between the town of Crested Butte and Crested Butte Mountain. The East Side venue has killer views both up and down valley, as well as the charm of being right in town at the foot of Crested Butte Mountain. Typically designated for Nordic Skiing only. We are grateful for permission from the Crested Butte Nordic Center to set up a fat bike course you will never forget. The First Ever Annual Fat Bike World Championships will be held in this exclusive venue Saturday, January 30. This is a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Check it out on

(Elite: 30 to 34 miles, 6-mile loop, 5 laps)

(Open: 18 to 20 miles, 6-mile loop, 3 laps)

Lez Zeppelin will follow the races to rock your Fat Bike socks off. The tent and stage will be set up on the Town Ranch behind the Community School at the race venue. The band goes on at 2:30 p.m. and $5 gets you into the show.

Sunday, January 31, 11 a.m.

Downhilling at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

(5 to 10 miles, not timed)

This “hair of the dog” race will be held at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Downhill tracks Awakening and Teaser will be open for Fat Bike down-hilling. The day will be all about celebrating a full weekend of fat biking fun.

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