The 5th annual Snow Bomb is a fat bike race/ride set in the Mississippi River valley in Winona, Minnesota. This year's Snow Bomb is part of the City of Winona's Winter Carnival and immediately following the race/ride, a snowshoe race will use the same course. Snow Bomb is brought to you by the Winona Area Mountain Bikers (501c3) and partners, Winona Parks & Recreation, Recreation Alliance of Winona (501c3), and Adventure Cycle & Ski.
Event details and schedule
Schedule: Check in between 10:00 and 10:30 AM on Saturday, February 10. Please have your ID handy. All who pre-register before January 15 will receive a free gift. Expert race with LeMans start will begin at 11:00 AM, and beginner race with LeMans start will begin at 11:05 AM. Party following the race, and awards and raffle to follow after the snowshoe race is completed.
Course: LeMans start will begin at Holzinger Lodge and follows the "low rollers." The "Low Roller" course is ridden counter-clockwise, goes west to "stone circle", follow the the loop up to the left, continue the loop past the "horseshoe," and past the "cistern trail," and turns around at the end of the "quarry trail." Approximately 3 miles per lap. Experts will ride 4 laps (approx 15-25min each lap), Beginners 2 laps (approx 25-40min each lap). Awards and and party will be inside and around Holzinger Lodge, and post race, there will be a snowshoe race following the same course.
Parking: Please park on the south side of West Lake BLVD as close to Holzinger Lodge as possible.
What to bring: Bring your fat bike, race registration, appropriate apparel, lungs, and legs.
In the slight chance of event cancellation, there will be no returns. Treat your entry fee a donation to the non-profit: Winona Area Mountain Bikers who, in cooporation with Winona Parks Rec, maintain all of our mountain bike trails in Winona.