Winter Races

View courses for the Misty Mountain Classic, Winter Derby, or the Shadowfax Sprint.


Misty Mountain Classic

Misty Mountain Classic Map

The race begins at the edge of the main stairs at Gloin’s Camp in the Misty Mountains.
Misty Mountain Classic Start

The first checkpoint is at Frosthyle Pond. Ride so that the snowy tree at the east end of the pond is on your left. Beware angry snow beasts!
Misty Mountain Classic Checkpoint One

The second checkpoint is at Hrithur’s Haven. Ride clockwise around the bonfire.
Misty Mountain Classic Checkpoint Two

The finish line is a visible seam where the stairs meet the platform.
Misty Mountain Classic Finish


Winter Derby

Winter Derby Race Map

The race begins at the edge of the stairs in front of the gates of Thorin’s Hall.
Winter Derby Start

Checkpoint One – Counter-clockwise turn around the statue at the center of Frerin’s Court.
Riders can go over the stairs and must only clear the statue itself.
Winter Derby Checkpoint One

Checkpoint Two – Counter-clockwise turn around the gazebo at Winterheight.
Riders must go around the gazebo but can pass through any other gates.
Winter Derby Checkpoint Two

Checkpoint Three – Counter-clockwise around the main building in the Refuge of Edhelion.
Riders will enter through the gate on the right and exit over the rubble.
Winter Derby heckpoint Three

Checkpoint Four – Down the stairs of the Silver Deep Mine.
Riders can go down these stairs any way they like, but must touch the top platform. Jumping is permitted.
Winter Derby Checkpoint Four

Once down the stairs, riders can exit any way they like, including out the gates or over the fences.
Winter Derby Checkpoint Four

Checkpoint Five – Clockwise back around the statue in the center of Frerin’s Court.
Winter Derby Checkpoint Five

The finish line is an imaginary line between the two braziers at the top of the stairs in front of the gates of Thorin’s Hall.


Shadowfax Sprint
Shadowfax Sprint Map

The race begins at the Forsaken Inn in the Lone-lands. The start is an imaginary line between the sign-post and an adjacent tree.
Shadowfax Sprint Start

The first checkpoint is at the crossroads bridge of Barad Iachiant in Minas Eriol.
Shadowfax Sprint Barad Iachiant

Cross the bridge heading east. The bridge is located at 35.8S/38.3W
Shadowfax Sprint Checkpoint One

The second checkpoint is the main corridor of Ost Laden at 34.6S/37.7W – pass through heading north.
Shadowfax Sprint Checkpoint Two

You may pass the Eglain camp leaving Ost Laden.
Shadowfax Sprint Eglain Camp

One way into Mithrenost is to cross the Lornspan.
Shadowfax Sprint Lornspan

The third checkpoint is a clockwise turn around the evil idol in the ruins of Mithrenost. The idol is located at 34.0S/34.3W
Shadowfax Sprint Checkpoint Three

The fourth checkpoint is passing through the bridge of Barad Iachiant heading south.
Shadowfax Sprint Checkpoint Four

The finish line is the same as the start line.
Shadowfax Sprint Finish

A clockwise pass means riding with the checkpoint on your right.
A counter-clockwise pass means riding with the checkpoint on your left.