SIERRA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Sierra County's largest event! A world class mountain bike race and festival, attracting race entrants and visitors alike from around the globe.
Sunday: Downieville Downhill Race from Packer Saddle to Downieville, California.
15 miles, 5,333' descent and 1,010' ascent.
Race start 9:30am. Start times are pre-assigned. Riders depart in one minute intervals.
The Downieville Downhill is reserved for All-Mountain racers only, which means riders will have to earn their start time by completing the Point to Point Cross Country course.
GETTING TO THE START AT PACKER SADDLE: Racers must get themselves to the race start. Complimentary racer shuttles will return riders to Packer Saddle following the race. Leaving from Downieville it will take you approximately one hour to get to Packer Saddle. Take Hwy 49 heading east through Sierra City to Bassetts. Turn left onto Gold Lake Hwy. Go for 1 mile and turn left heading towards Sardine Lake. Take the first right turn and follow it to Packer Lake. Follow the signs to the saddle.
BICYCLE EXPO AND STREET FAIR All Weekend
TRAIL SHUTTLES AND GROUP RIDES
provided by Yuba Expeditions. call for reservations (530) 289-3010
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