This is an extreme triathlon. The swim is open water and the conditions can be unpredictable. The bike course takes place 6,000 feet above sea level and climbs up over 9,400 feet altitude. THERE IS OVER 9,000 feet of vertical climbing through the Utah mountains. The run STARTS at 8,727 feet and with a peak elevation of 10,629 above sea level. THERE IS over 6,500 feet of vertical climbing. The run is off road and on trails in and around the Solitude Resort. Before you sign up, please be honest with yourself about the time you have to dedicate to preparing for this event. Every athlete is different in the amount of hours necessary to prepare for an endeavor of this magnitude. Only you know for sure.