Banff Jasper Relay course stages

Here is an overview of the stages of the course.

 

The team captain’s manual has detailed descriptions on each leg of the race. Runners, let your captain know which leg you would like to run.

 

South phase – Lake Louise to Saskatchewan River Crossing 

  • Stage S1: Castle Mountain - 14.8 km – Easier

  • Stage S2: Baker Creek - 18 km – Moderate 

  • Stage S3: Herbert Lake - 20.3 km – Hard

  • Stage S4: Mosquito Creek - 16.1 km – Moderate

  • Stage S5: Bow Summit - 17 km –Moderate

  • Stage S6: Waterfowl Lake - 18.4 km – Moderate

North phase – Norman Creek to Jasper​  

  • Stage N7: North Start Sask. River Crossing - 16.4 km – Easier

  • Stage N8: Norman Creek - 17.5 km – Hard

  • Stage N9: Big Bend - 16.0 km – Hard

  • Stage N10: Columbia Icefields - 17.1 km –Hard

  • Stage N11: Beauty Creek - 19 km –Easier

  • Stage N12: Endless Chain - 14.4 km –Easier

  • Stage N13: Buck Lake  - 14 km –Easier

  • Stage N14: Mt. Kerkeslin - 19.1 km – Moderate

  • Stage N15: Athabasca Raft Pullout to Jasper - 19.6 km – Hard