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Fat Bike World Championships

January 25 - January 28

The third annual Fat Bike World Championships will be held in Crested Butte, Colorado. The weekend of events will showcase all thing fat including multiple races, vendor showcase, demos, free beer, food, a $6,000 purse, and a lot of give aways.

Register Here

Thursday, January 25: North Village

(20 miles, 2.5-mile loop, 8 laps)
The Town of Mt. Crested Butte’s venue intended for individuals or TEAMS of 2 or 4. Located about 3 miles past Crested Butte Mountain Resort 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 race track from our local free mountain bike map app at CBGTrails.com.
Race includes:
1. Commemorative race bib
2. Free Beer
3. Free burgers and brats
4. Prizes and giveaways!

AFTER PARTY: TO BE ANNOUNCED
MUSIC: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Friday, January 26: Demo Day/North Village

Come and test ride some of the latest and greatest fat bikes on the market! All of our event sponsors and vendors will be at North Village from 10-3pm. Come out and ride for the first time or just throw your leg over a brand new 2017 bike. Demo day is all about falling in love with fat biking over and over again!

Saturday, January 27: East Side/Town Ranch

BOREALIS FAT BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
(Elite:30-34 miles, 6 mile loop, 5 laps)
(Open:18-20 miles, 6 mile loop, 3 laps)

Sandwiched between the Town of Crested Butte and Crested Butte Mountain the East Side venue has killer views both up and down the 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 second annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships will be held in this exclusive venue Saturday, January 28th, this is a spectacle you won’t want to miss! Check it out on CBGTrail.com.
Race includes:
1. Commemorative race bib
2. Free beer
3. Free burgers and brats
4. Free live music
5. Prizes and giveaways
6. Finishers in the Championship category will receive a commemorative flask!

AWARDS & AFTER PARTY: 6PM @ THE AVALANCHE BAR & GRILL IN MT. CRESTED BUTTE
MUSIC: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Sunday, January 29: Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Downhill fat biking! Unlike fat biking you can do anywhere in the country, come ride your fat bike downhill at CBMR from 10-3pm. Complete with berms, booters! This is an experience you just can not miss!
Race includes:
1. Commemorative race bib
2. Free beer
3. Free burgers and brats
4. Prizes and giveaways
5. Berms and booters!

Register Here


Need a place to stay?

Mt. Crested Butte has the best deals on lodging including everything from slope-side chalets, to cozy inns & lodges, to luxurious hotels with spas. Check out one of them below:

Nordic Inn

Rates – 40% off
14 Treasury Rd, Mt. CB  •  Map
(970) 349-5542  •   Website

 

Features: Hot tub • WiFi • Pet friendly • Continental Breakfast • Free Mountain Parking

Fat biking has recently exploded in popularity and has never been more available in the Crested Butte area. Stick with the fat bike theme and stay at Nordic Inn for lodging, continental breakfast that’ll keep you fueled up, and fat bike rental deals.

Details

Start:
January 25
End:
January 28
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