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Cardrona Mega Avalanche

This mass-start, 100% downhill race remains the most intense gravity ride in the country!

Date: January 13, 2019
Time: Registration from 10am–2.30pm, rider briefing at 3.30pm, race starts at 4pm
Location: Cardrona Alpine Resort & Cardrona Domain

About the event: 
The Mega Avalanche is back at Cardrona for its 5th season. Racers start at 1830m & descend 1200 vertical meters to finish beside the Cardrona Domain. The course includes bike park flow trails, rocky resort summer roads, single track, & big gear, high speed 4x4 farm trails. There are 3 entry divisions including Hare (dash for cash), Turtle (search for gold nugget for spot prizes) & Juniors (U16) who race for podium prizes & trophies. The Mega is suitable for enduro & DH bikes, & riders should be intermediate or above ability level. The entry fee includes a full day pass, competitor entry pack, après BBQ & refreshments


  • Hare - first to the bottom (male & female)
  • Turtle - collect gold nuggets along the way & be in to win spot prizes
  • Juniors - 16 & under on the day of the event. Start after the adult Turtle division
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