Big Rock Candy Mountain Sevier River
Challenge is an endurance event that will take place on August 3.
Participants will compete on an approximately 5 mile course that
includes running, obstacles, river challenges and PLENTY of fun.
The competiton takes place at Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort, located on Historic Highway 89, between Piute and Sevier Counties.
This competition is a timed event,
participant completing all the challenges in the fastest time wins. If
you are part of a team, individual scores will be averaged to come up
with the best total score.
The entire course is approximately 5 miles
roundtrip. Participants will run, walk, swim, wade, crawl, and climb
along the route that starts at the bridge at the Candy Mountain Express
Bike Trail. Make your way
across the Sevier River by swimming, wading, running or walking...it all
depends on the River Level! Make your way to the next challenge... Run to First Obstacle
Climb up, over and back down this challenging climbing wall that
consists of a rope net on one side, and a "ladder" made of 2x4s on the
other side. After making your way to the other side of this challenge,
run to the next River Crossing.
Make your way across the Sevier River by swimming, wading, running or
walking...it all depends on the River Level! Make your way to the next
challenge...When you get to the other side, you will be in the Big Rock
Candy Mountain RV Park. Start running now until you get to the Ropes
Course and more challenges. Approximately 1/2 mile to from RV Park to
Ropes Course. Once at the
Ropes Course, you will need to scale the stationary climbing wall
(approximately 7' tall), complete the Tire Crossing, and crawl your way
through the Net Cage. After you complete those challenges, you will
cross the Sevier River again using the Tightope Crossing. Once you reach
the other side, take off running to get to the next obstacle.
An approximately 1.5 mile run will take you to the Ultimate Climbing
Wall....scale this 30' foot wall and descend on the other side using the
ladder made of 2x4s. When you reach the ground again, take off for your
next River Crossing. Make
your way across the Sevier River by swimming, wading, running or
walking...it all depends on the River Level. You will need to cross the
river, ring the bell so the scorekeepers can hear it, than make your way
back across the river. Start your run back to the Ropes Course, where you will make your way across the Suspension Bridge over the river.
Run back to the RV Park to the River Crossing and make your way across
the Sevier River by swimming, wading, running or walking...it all
depends on the River Level. Once you reach the other side....RUN! Cross the Bridge to the Finish Line, this time staying ON the bridge and not through the water.
Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort is located on historic Highway 89, on the border between Piute and Sevier Counties, just 8 miles south of Interstate 70.
Take Exit #23 (Marysvale/Bryce) off Interstate 70 and head south for approximately 7 miles until you come to the Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort.
If you are coming from points south, take Highway 89 just past Marysvale, UT.