Bus Transportation and Shuttles

 

Location & Map

Buses will begin transporting racers and spectators from Hemingway Steam School to Galena Lodge starting at 7 a.m. Travel time on average is approximately 35 minutes from Ketchum, weather dependent. Masks will be mandatory to board and ride the bus.

Regardless of vaccination, testing status, personal views or local mandates, all racers will be required to wear a mask while on the bus. No exceptions. This is the best precaution we can take to ensure the safety of our participants. Your good health is our priority.

Hemingway Steam School is located at 8th Street West in Ketchum.

Bus Schedule

Hemingway School to Galena Lodge
For Racers and Spectators:
7-9:15 a.m.
Buses will depart as they fill.
Elite and Waves 3 & 4 should be on the earlier buses.

Half Boulder buses will transport racers to Baker Creek from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Half-Boulder participants should not board buses before 10 a.m. as they will not stop at Baker Creek. Buses will depart as they fill up according to social distancing.

Galena Lodge to Finish at SNRA
There will be three spectator buses leaving from Galena to the finish line:
10:15 a.m. (This is the bus to catch if you want to see the Elite finishers)
10:45 a.m.
11:15 a.m.

Spectator Shuttles to Watch the Finish
Spectators driving from Ketchum to watch the finish can park on Barlow Road, ¼ mile south of the finish. Shuttles will run continuously from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., or allow time to walk.

Return Shuttles from the Finish to Hemingway School
Buses will leave approximately every 20 minutes from 12-3 p.m.

Parking Restrictions

Galena Lodge
On Saturday, there is NO PUBLIC PARKING at Galena Lodge until all racers have crossed the highway, approximately 11:30 a.m. Drop-offs are allowed ¼ mile south of the lodge, however, drivers must stay in the vehicle and will not be allowed to park. This rule is strictly enforced.

Highway 75 corridor
Parking is only allowed in designated turnouts along Highway 75 and is very limited during the race. Blaine County Sheriff’s Deputies and Idaho State Police will be on the road to enforce all traffic regulations and to help keep the event as safe as possible.

Finish area at SNRA
There is NO PUBLIC PARKING at the finish area. Violators will be towed at their own expense. Spectators are welcome to park at Barlow Road, 1/4 mile south of the finish. Shuttles will run continuously from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or allow time to walk.