Scott Brinton

We are deeply saddened to bring you all the news of the passing of Hardrock 2016 Mother Lode Award winner and cook extraordinaire Scott Brinton after an extended illness.

Scott was a mainstay at the Grouse Gulch Aid Station for many, many years. You might not have recognized him on the street or at the awards ceremony, but you more than likely were treated to his culinary skills if you ever were at the Grouse.

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Trail Boss Training

Volunteers of Colorado is offering an excellent opportunity to be trained as a "trail boss" so that you can lead crews during Hardrock's trail maintenance days:

Trails 2000 is hosting an OSI VOC Crew Leader training in Durango April 29-30. If you're interested in signing up, or know anyone who would like to participate, please by March 1.

Additional trainings are scheduled in Grand Junction, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Lathrop State Park & Evergreen - see http://www.voc.org/osi

2017 Hardrock Lottery

We're excited to welcome 145 wild & tough folks to Silverton next July! Congratulations to all who were drawn!

Entrants & Wait Lists

If you weren't drawn, or aren't certain about your chances off the wait list, we'd love to have you come help out - volunteer here.

Joel Zucker Announcement Flyer
& Contributor List for 2016


Hardrock 100 At a Glance

100-mile run with 33,050 feet of climb and 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100 feet with an average elevation of 11,186 feet - low point 7,680 feet (Ouray) and high point 14,048 feet (Handies Peak).

All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service.