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Sat, Aug 31





Time & Location

Aug 31, 2024, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Irwin, NF-281, Irwin, ID 83428, USA

About the Event


Distance: 18 +/- miles

Brief Start Time: Saturday 31st August 2024 at 0700 hrs

Event Start Time: Saturday 31st August 2024 at at 0730 hrs

Start Location: South Indian Creek Trailhead, Irwin, Idaho

Event Finish Time: Saturday 31st August 2024 at at 1800 hrs

Finish Location: South Indian Creek Trailhead, Irwin, Idaho


Operation INDIAN CREEK takes you across state lines from Idaho to Wyoming and back into Idaho.

Operation INDIAN CREEK is 18 +/- miles with approximately 4,000 ft of elevation gain.


Candidates must complete the 18 +/- mile route in under 9 hours to pass and under 6.5 hours to earn the GBF Op INDIAN CREEK Dog Tag.


Candidates will meet at the South Indian Creek Trailhead parking area.

At 0700 hrs on Saturday, GBF Staff will give an event brief before answering any questions and releasing the candidates to begin the route at 0730 hrs.

Service Support

- Mapping. GBF events use the AllTrails app for navigation. To download the route from AllTrails, you will need to sign up for a membership. GBF suggests candidates have a paper map, compass, and GPS too.

- Route. Ensure you download the route for offline use.

Operation INDIAN CREEK route is HERE.

- Weight.

Operation INDIAN CREEK - 20 lbs (without food and water) in a backpack.

- Equipment.

This list is mandatory.

This list is strongly recommended:

- Dress. Candidates' dress will be a personal choice.

- Checkpoints. There are no checkpoints on this route.

- Water. There will be bottled water at the start / finish point. There are no water resupply points. Candidates should carry enough water to last the distance they require +3 miles, in case they get lost. The use of a LifeStraw is highly recommended.

- Rations. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 x energy bars and 0.5 litres of water as emergency rations.

- Medical. A personal medical kit is required by every candidate. GBF Staff must be made aware of any medical conditions prior to starting the event.

- Transport. Transport to and from the event will be at candidates own arrangement.

Command and Signal


Numbers - Maximum number of candidates 30. Minimum number of candidates 10.

Cost - $95

Refunds - Refunds will be in the form of a GBF voucher for future events. Refunds within 30 days of an event will not be possible.


  • Operation INDIAN CREEK

    Tax: +$6.65 Tax



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