The Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend Returns in 2020

Fire Mountain Inferno

The Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend will return for a third year to Cherokee, NC on May 2 & 3, 2020. Taking place at the Fire Mountain Trails System, known as some of the flowiest trails in the east, the Fire Mountain Inferno consists of two days of enduro and cross-country mountain bike racing for all levels of experience.

The weekend’s program will be similar to the past two years, featuring a day of enduro racing on Saturday and a day of cross-country racing on Sunday. The Enduro races will have four separate stages with various distances and elevation loss. Cross Country races will feature these categories: Beginner & Junior, Sport-Single Speed, Masters 40+, Masters 50+ and Expert.

All racers will receive an event shirt and special gift. Those racing both days, doing Dante’s Double, will receive a special event shirt and finisher prize at the cross country finish line.

2018 Fire Mountain Inferno & XC

2018 Fire Mountain Inferno | Photo By Icon Media Asheville

The Fire Mountain Trails System are a network of trails with more than 10.5 miles total winding through the Qualla Boundary in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. Cherokee NC is located just 1 hour from Asheville, two hours from Knoxville, TN and approximately 3 hours from metro Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC and Greenville SC.

The 2019 event attracted over 200 riders from all over the southeast, with the enduro races selling out long before the event date.

Registration is now open for both days of the 2020 Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend.

For race details, registration, course maps, elevation charts and additional information visit the Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend Event Page.

Other Fire Mountain Inferno Links:

Fire Mountain Inferno Facebook Event Page
View 2018 Photos From Icon Media Asheville


About Glory Hound Events

Glory Hound Events was started in 2006, initially managing the historic Bele Chere 5K. Shortly after that first year the Lake Logan Triathlon was introduced and eventually became a part of the Lake Logan Multisport Festival. Glory Hound Events is now the largest endurance event management company in the Western North Carolina region, producing an average of twelve events annually. In addition to producing its own events and those for a variety of clients, Glory Hound Events offers consulting services for events outside of Western North Carolina looking to take theirs to the next level.