The 2022 XTERRA Whistler is taking place at and around Lost Lake featuring some of the most scenic trails in the area.
As an early season race, weather conditions may be variable. Plan to race in any type of weather, in temperatures ranging from 8C to 25C and rain to sun!
The swim will take place in Lost Lake; at this time we expect the water to be chilly, regardless of the weather on the day, and wetsuits will be mandatory. The Sport distance will be a single 750m loop and the Championship distance will a 1500m swim, consisting of two loops of the Sport course, with a beach exit after the first loop.
The bike course will be within the Lost Lake biking/hiking trails and will range from gravel road, to double track greens to more technical blue trails. There are no black trails on the bike Course. Trail ratings in Whistler may differ from your local riding area. The course does include rooty and rocky sections, and technical uphills and downhills. Some trails are ridden in opposite direction to traditional flow, and the course includes a challenging hike a bike section. Athletes are strongly encouraged to pre-ride the course. Sport Category will complete a single 12km loop of the Bike Course while Championship Category will complete 2 loops totalling 24km.
The run course will be within the Lost Lake biking/hiking trails and will range from gravel road, to double track green to more technical blue trails. There are no black trails on the run course. The Sport Category will complete a single 5km loop with a turnaround at an aid station while Championship category will carry on running the Sea to Sky Trail with majestic views of Green Lake and surrounding mountains returning on Green Lake Loop and back into the Lost Lake trail network to the finish.