SPECIAL NOTE: You will generally have plenty of time to negotiate twisting canyon roads. So, use extra care in your driving habits, especially at night. Let the runners have the speed. Slow Down!
DIRECTIONS TO START LINE
Follow I-15 going north from Salt Lake City. Take exit 324 (SR-89), to South Ogden by Lagoon. Continue to follow SR-89 toward Farmington/Kaysville. On your right off the freeway you will see a Smith's Food King. Continue along SR-89 about 4 miles to the light at 400 north, Kaysville. After turning right at that light, make an immediate left. Stay on this road, initially headed north, as it swings right (East) up the mountain past the Davis County Public Works building (650 North and 1400 East), and then the Davis County Animal Control Building. The East Mountain Wilderness Park appears on the left just below the shooting range. The park is about 1/2 mile east of highway 89.
FRANCIS PEAK, BOUNTIFUL B, SESSIONS
There is no crew access to these aid stations.
LITTLE DELL INTERIM PARKING FOR BIG MOUNTAIN PASS & LAMBS CANYON
FROM THE START LINE OR SALT LAKE CITY: Travel south on I-15 to I-80 heading east towards Cheyenne. Continue about 5 miles up Parleys Canyon. Take exit 134 (East Canyon) by Mountain Dell Golf Course. Turn left under the freeway and follow the road until you pass the Emigration Canyon turn-off. Shortly after that turn-off on your right is the interim parking at Little Dell. To go to Big Mountain from that point, turn right as you leave the parking area and follow the road as it switches back and forth up to the aid station. To go to Lambs Canyon, turn left as you leave the parking area and follow the road back down to I-80. Go under the underpass and get on the freeway east bound. Take the very next exit which is Lamb's Canyon. Go left under the freeway and you are at the aid station. REMEMBER TO GET THE APPROPRIATE PARKING PASS BEFORE YOU LEAVE LITTLE DELL PARKING. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARK AT THE AID STATION WITHOUT THAT PASS.
UPPER BIG WATER
There is no crew access to the Upper Big Water Aid Station
FROM LAMBS CANYON: Go back down I-80 west towards Salt Lake City. At the mouth of Parleys Canyon take I-215 South (a right turn off I-80). Continue along I-215 and take the Exit 6, Cottonwood Canyons. Turn left. The exit heads southeast becoming Wasatch Blvd. going south. At the 3rd light after the underpass turn left at 7000 South, Fort Union Blvd. There is a 7-11 store on the southeast corner of the intersection. This is Big Cottonwood Canyon. Drive about 15 miles to the Brighton Lodge.
FROM SALT LAKE CITY: Take I-15 South to I-80 East to I-215 South to Exit 6, Cottonwood Canyons as above.
ANT KNOLLS, POLE LINE PASS, POT BOTTOM
There is no crew access to these aid stations.
HAIRPIN CURVE INFORMATION / PACER EXCHANGE POINT
From the finish line at Wasatch State Park, drive back past Tate Barn on Stringtown road to the Cascade Springs road. PLEASE USE CARE; THIS IS THE RACE COURSE THAT THE RUNNERS ARE USING. Drive this road to the west as it turns from pavement to dirt all the way up and over the mountain to Cascade Springs. At Cascade Springs turn north and drive to the curve where the dirt road begins which accesses the Wasatch State Park campground. Drive 2.25 miles up this dirt road (from the paved road junction) and you will arrive at the Hairpin Curve Information / Pacer Exchange Point.
STATON CUT OFF
There is no crew access to the Staton Cut Off Aid Station
FROM BRIGHTON: From the Brighton aid station parking lot area, drive down the Brighton loop about 1/2 mile passing the Brighton Store area on the left as the Big Cottonwood Highway drops downhill. Take a right hand turn up the Guardsman Pass road toward Park City or Midway. About 3 miles from the Brighton Aid station the road makes a sharp elbow turn and continues uphill another 1/2 mile or so crossing over Guardsman Pass. Follow it downhill about 1.8 miles until the road splits in several directions. Take the road going downhill to Midway. After a little over 7 miles, it passes the Wasatch State Park campground. Take a right at the fork in the road past the campground and follow it until you can turn left onto the Snake Creek Road near the Wasatch State Park Visitor Center building with a little lake on its north side. Follow the Snake Creek Road as it goes east then turns south becoming Homestead Drive. Continue on Homestead Road as it bends from south to east. At 200 West, turn right (south) into Midway town. At Main Street turn left and continue east until Center Street (State Road 113). Turn right at this intersection and continue south on Center Street (SR 113) until Tate Lane (immediately before crossing the railroad tracks). Turn west (right) on Tate lane until meeting Stringtown road. NOTE, RUNNERS WILL BE ON THIS ROAD. Head south on Stringtown road past the Tate Barn on your left. Stay to the right at all intersections until you arrive at the finish line at the Wasatch State Park pavilion.
FROM SALT LAKE CITY: Take I-80 Eastbound up Parley's Canyon toward Park City/Cheyenne. Take Exit 148 Heber/Vernal to U.S. Highway 40 towards Heber, past Jordanelle State Park. Continue south into Heber City. Once in Heber City, take a right turn (west) onto 100 South Street (State Road 113) and head west for several miles into Midway City until you reach Center Street (also State Road 113 which turns south here). Turn left on Center (113) at this intersection and continue south a few miles until Tate Lane (immediately before the railroad tracks). Turn west (right) on Tate lane until meeting Stringtown road. NOTE, RUNNERS WILL BE ON THIS ROAD. Turn left (south) on Stringtown road and on past the Tate Barn to your left. Stay to the right at all intersections until you arrive at the finish line at the Wasatch State Park pavilion.