Castle Peak 100
Experience dramatic scenery, demanding trails and genuine support on this point-to-point mountain course. The Castle Peak 100k trail race starts near the historic Donner Camp in Truckee, California, where runners will climb and descend some 14,000 feet at an average elevation of 7,100 feet.
The course tours the Tahoe National Forest, Tahoe Donner, Donner Lake Rim Trail, Basin and Castle Peaks, Royal Gorge and Sugar Bowl before descending Cold Stream Canyon to finish at Donner Memorial State Park. Please be advised that the course includes a 1.25-mile section (the Palisades) of very technical, risky and exposed scrambling and may not be appropriate for those with a fear of heights. Click here to view all of the details on the Castle Peak 100k website.
Castle Peak 100k is produced by the Donner Party Mountain Runners, an all-volunteer non-profit organization. Their mission is to inform and inspire mountain runners in Truckee-Tahoe. Check them out and become a member today.
If you register now for this run you will be able to do a FREE three-day course preview/training run on July 21-23, 2017!
Here’s a race report to get you inspired!
2017 Castle Peak 100k finishers earn 4 points towards 2018 Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc Qualification.