Foresthill is a large and very busy
checkpoint for both the Run and the Ride.
The Foresthill checkpoint for the Run is in
the parking lot in front of the elementary school in downtown Foresthill (about
17 miles from Auburn).
The Ride checkpoint is about 1/2 mile north
of town at the old millsite next to Bath Road. Scroll down to view
checkpoint layout for Tevis Ride.
Crew and spectator access by vehicle is
allowed at both locations, and consequently there is a lot going on.
You can expect to be questioned by crews and
public about the status of specific runners, and in general, you won't have
that information to dispense to them! This can be frustrating both for the crew
and the operators, and good public relations skills are a big help. Always
direct them to the status boards that are maintained using current info from
the webcast website.
Foresthill is also the site to which all
runners and riders who drop out up trail are transported. Consequently, nearly
every crew member and family member will be there.
Foresthill requires VHF and UHF mobile
capability with a Good Mobile, Base Station or Yagi Antenna. Must have Battery
or Generator power only. Runner progress is also reported to NCS via an
Internet connection at this location.
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the red arrow links to view adjacent maps.