6 Hours of Warrior Creek
Saturday, April 4th, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Warrior Creek Campground
W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir
The newest and toughest mountain bike trails in our trail system await you Saturday April 4th, 2009 as the Brushy Mountain Cyclists Club presents the first annual 6 Hours of Warrior Creek endurance mountain bike race.
Three Person Female
Three Person Male
Single Speed Female
Single Speed Male
Two Person Coed
Racers will take on a scenic and challenging course in the Warrior Creek area of W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir. The race loop includes the Warrior Creek Loop and a portion of the Overmountain Victory Trail at Warrior Creek Campground. The course includes the steep climbs that Warrior Creek is known for, as well as log piles, rock gardens, and other technical challenges. The trail offers wonderful views of the Yadkin River, W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and the surrounding mountains. Nearly the entire eight to ten mile course is single-track trail, and the pit area is located under the forest canopy in a heavily wooded campground.
Warrior Creek Campground will be closed on the race date, but Bandit's Roost Campground
will be open. Showers will be available for all racers at Banditís Roost Campground.
Bandit's Roost is about two miles up N.C. 268 from the race site. To reserve a campsite, call toll-free (877) 444-6777 or click here to reserve a space online.
Area lodging choices include:
All the inns listed are located within ten minutes of the race site. The Hampton Inn offers a discount to USA Cycling members. The Holiday Inn Express offers preferred rates to participants in BMCC-sponsored events.
Directions to the Race Site
We'll announce additional sponsors soon. If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact
Registration & Entry Fees
Early Bird (Until January 31st) -- $40 per person
Slacker (Until March 15th) -- $50 per person
Procrastinator (Until April 2nd) -- $60 per person
Day of the Race -- $70 per person
Completed entry forms should be mailed to: BMCC, P.O. Box 1281, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Entries must be postmarked by the dates listed above or additional fees will apply. Please be sure that all mailed entries are received by April 2nd. After that date, we'll be getting ready for the race and will not bechecking the post office box.
Awards & Post-Race Festivities
We're still working on the awards, and we'll do our best to make it worth your while. The awards ceremony will take place at the Wilderness Lodge
, just across N.C. 268 from the race site. We'll have a pig in the ground (really in a smoker), ice cold beverages and maybe even a little pickin' and grinnin' to get you tuned up for MerleFest
. The details are coming together nicely. We'll update the website often, so stay tuned.
Please mail registration forms to BMCC, P.O. Box 1281, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Be sure all mailed entries are received by April 2nd.
About BMCC and the W. Kerr Scott Trail System
The Brushy Mountain Cyclists Club is the club for all cyclists in Northwest North Carolina. We're mountain bikers and road riders of all ages and abilities who love the challenge posed by the rugged and scenic terrain of the Blue Ridge foothills. BMCC promotes cycling in Northwest North Carolina through rides, meetings, trail building and special events.
Some of the best mountain biking in the Blue Ridge can be found along the scenic shores of W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir near Wilkesboro. The lake is home to over 20 miles of multi-user trail, with more under construction.
The BMCC Trail Crew has worked closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop this first-rate network of trails. Trails are built according to standards from IMBA, the International Mountain Bicycling Association. Click here for more information on our trail building efforts
and how you can help.
is the newest addition to the Kerr Scott Trail System and winds around the Warrior Creek Campground. The campground is situated in a heavily wooded area along the Yadkin River, headwaters of the reservoir. BMCC has plans to continue building at this location through 2010.