The Silver State 508 Race Course

Overall Stats: 506.10 miles / 21,927 feet of gain and loss / 3889' min altitude / 7485' max altitude
 

Information below is the need-to-know version.
For an in-depth race course description with additional stats, please see the Race Course In-Depth web page.


Route Sheets, Online Routes, and GPS Links


Stage One: Reno to Geiger Grade to Virginia City to Silver Springs
46.00 miles / 2842' elevation gain / 3118' elevation loss / 4204' min altitude / 6817' max altitude

Online Map and GPS File

 


Stage Two: Silver Springs to Fallon
31.39 miles / 266' elevation gain / 489' elevation loss / 4084' min altitude / 4462' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 


Stage Three: Fallon to Austin
106.41 miles / 5049' elevation gain / 2661' elevation loss / 3940' min altitude / 7245' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 

 


Stage Four: Austin to Eureka
70.10 miles / 2799' elevation gain / 2729' elevation loss / 5816' min altitude / 7470' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 

 


Stage Five: Eureka to Austin
70.09 miles / 2753' elevation gain / 2733' elevation loss / 5848' min altitude / 7556' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 


Stage Six: Austin to Fallon
112.53 miles / 2730' elevation gain / 5036' elevation loss / 4180' min altitude / 7446' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 

 


Stage Seven: Fallon to Silver Springs
25.47 miles / 499' elevation gain / 292' elevation loss / 4221' min altitude / 4560' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 


Stage Eight: Silver Springs to Virginia City to Reno
46.85 miles / 3804' elevation gain / 2802' elevation loss / 4222' min altitude / 6832' max altitude
Online Map and GPS File

 


Relay Racing Stats: Data for each rider on 2x and 4x teams

Two-Person Relay Data
A Rider = Stages 1, 3, 5, and 7 = 249.62 miles
B Rider = Stage 2, 4, 6, and 8 = 260.74 miles

Four-Person Relay Data
A Rider = Stages 1 and 5 = 117.74 miles
B Rider = Stages 2 and 6 = 143 miles
C Rider = Stages 3 and 7 = 133 miles
D Rider = Stages 4 and 8 = 112 miles


Notable Elevations and Passes Over Which the Route Crosses

Start Line: 4580'

1) Geiger Summit 6789' (Stage 1)
2) Sand Springs Pass 4644' (Stage 3)
3) Drumm Summit 4600' (Stage 3; faux climb while heading eastward)
4) Carroll Summit 7214' (Stage 3)
5) Railroad Pass, Shoshone Mountains 6465' (Stage 3)
6) Austin Summit 7484' (Stage 4)
7) Bob Scott Summit 7210' (Stage 4)
8) Hickson Summit 6546' (Stage 4)
Turn-Around in Eureka: 6481' (End of Stage 4; Start of Stage 5)
9) Hickson Summit 6546' (Stage 5 - return)
10) Bob Scott Summit 7210' (Stage 5 - return)
11) Austin Summit 7484' (Stage 5 - return)
12) Railroad Pass, Shoshone Mountains 6465' (Stage 6 - return)
13) Carroll Summit 7214' (Stage 6 - return)
14) Drumm Summit 4600' (Stage 6 - return; faux climb)
15) Sand Springs Pass 4644' (Stage 6 - return)
16) Up Six Mile Canyon to Virginia City 6170', then over Geiger Summit 6789' (Stage 8 - return)

Finish Line: 4580'