Course References

IMOGENE PASS RUN COURSE REFERENCES

Distance Elevation
Starting Line at Ouray 0.00 mi 7,810 ft
First Curve, Leave Ouray 0.15 mi 7,815 ft
Leave Highway 0.32 mi 7,860 ft
Powder Magazine, Base of Jim Brown Hill 0.50 mi 7,925 ft
Top of Jim Brown Hill 0.90 mi 8,200 ft
Mile 1 (traffic cone) 1.00 mi 8,230 ft
Base of Legal Tender Hill 1.50 mi 8,370 ft
Top of Legal Tender Hill, First View of United States Mountain 1.80 mi 8,545 ft
Mile 2 (traffic cone) 2.00 mi 8,540 ft
Canyon Creek Aid Station 2.30 mi 8,520 ft
Mile 3 (traffic cone), Base of Weehawken Hill 3.00 mi 8,750 ft
Drinking Cup Curve, Top of Weehawken Hill 3.40 mi 8,980 ft
Senator Gulch, Base of Unconformity Hill 3.82 mi 9,135 ft
Mile 4 (traffic cone) 4.00 mi 9,180 ft
Water Hole Slide, Top of Unconformity Hill 4.62 mi 9,600 ft
Mile 5 (traffic cone) 5.00 mi 9,695 ft
Lower Camp Bird Aid Station 5.10 mi 9,765 ft
Bridge at Lower Camp Bird, Begin Consistent Climb 5.45 mi 9,755 ft
Mile 6 (traffic cone) 6.00 mi 10,115 ft
Junction, Imogene/Bypass Roads 6.15 mi 10,235 ft
U. S. Depository Mine (ruins) 6.45 mi 10,470 ft
Imogene Creek Crossing (at Yellow Rose Mine Ruins) 6.85 mi 10,730 ft
Mile 7 (traffic cone) 7.00 mi 10,825 ft
Junction, Imogene/Richmond Roads, and Richmond Bridge 7.20 mi 10,950 ft
Upper Camp Bird Aid Station, and Imogene Creek Crossing 7.60 mi 11,235 ft
Mile 8 (traffic cone) 8.00 mi 11,540 ft
Last Switchback (right) Below Headwall 8.25 mi 11,740 ft
Switchback (right) at Base of Headwall 8.80 mi 12,060 ft
Top of Headwall, First View of Imogene Pass 8.92 mi 12,290 ft
Dip 8.95 mi 12,265 ft
Mile 9 (traffic cone) 9.00 mi 12,310 ft
Top of Major Climb 9.25 mi 12,550 ft
Dip 9.30 mi 12,520 ft
Base of Major Climb 9.60 mi 12,750 ft
Top of Major Climb 9.77 mi 12,945 ft
Junction, Imogene Road/ Imogene Trail (leave road) 9.85 mi 12,990 ft
Junction, Imogene Trail/ Imogene Road (regain road) 9.97 mi 13,123 ft
Mile 10 (traffic cone) 10.00 mi 13,122 ft
Imogene Pass, Imogene Aid Station, Begin descent of Savage Hill 10.05 mi 13,120 ft
Major Switchback (right) 10.29 mi 12,893 ft
Mile 11 (traffic cone) 11.00 mi 12,220 ft
Dip, Base of Savage Hill at Tomboy (ruins) 11.93 mi 11,515 ft
Tomboy Aid Station 11.96 mi 11,530 ft
Mile 12 (traffic cone) 12.00 mi 11,495 ft
Japan Bridge 12.30 mi 11,370 ft
Mile 13 (traffic cone) 13.00 mi 10,950 ft
Bullion Tunnel (ruins) 13.25 mi 10,915 ft
Mile 14 (traffic cone) 14.00 mi 10,615 ft
Social Tunnel Aid Station 14.30 mi 10,485 ft
Mile 15 (traffic cone) 15.00 mi 10,020 ft
Final Switchback (right) 15.80 mi 9,540 ft
Mile 16 (traffic cone) 16.00 mi 9,410 ft
Junction, Imogene/Virginius Roads 16.70 mi 9,010 ft
Last Curve (left), Enter Telluride 16.99 mi 8,865 ft
Mile 17 (red paint mark on curb to left, 50 feet down the first town block) 17.00 mi 8,855 ft
Finish Line at Telluride 17.10 mi 8,820 ft

An extremely difficult race for well prepared athletes @RaceImogene