The short course is around 40 miles with 2,300 feet of climbing and will circle the famous caldera. Paved 30%, Unpaved 70%
The medium course is around 76 miles with 4,500 feet of climbing. This is new for 2022 after feedback from our unofficial test rides in 2021. Paved 37%, Unpaved 63%
The long course is around 106 miles with 7,500 feet of climbing and travels through the Volcanic Tableland formed by the Long Valley Caldera. Paved 30%, Unpaved 70%
RSVP to the RideWithGPS Event HERE
You can view and pin the routes from the event page.
Access the RideWithGPS Experience Portal HERE for:
Route information, coupons, partner discounts, aid station products, and food/drink ticket redemption information.
To access the Experience you must do so through the app on a mobile or tablet device. Instructions to access Experience:
1) Open RWGPS app (yes, you need the app)
2) Hit “More” in bottom right corner
3) Tap “Open Shortcut” enter TUFF22 and submit.
4) Enter your details
5) Download the Guide to your App
You cannot download the routes from the Experience page, only the Event page above.
Mammoth Lakes, CA
This event is Self-Supported
A Note for the TUFF!
Final routes will be released on the week of the event. We are giving ourselves the flexibility to tweak the routes in the coming years. Rest assured, there are finalized courses for this year and our permits are in place.
Segments of both routes will be released in the coming months to be sure riders will know what to expect, so keep an eye on our social channels and sign up for the newsletter. We're excited to share what we've put together!
We want to build a TUFF community of Gravel Riders that can take on any event, although this might be the TUFFest. All TUFF riders will be expected to be self-sufficient. This means you will carry all individual items (Nutrition, Hydration, Clothing, ETC) necessary for up to 50 miles at a time. Aid Stations and more information on the course will be released soon.