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Tahoe Challenge
MEDical Wilderness Adventure Race

South Lake Tahoe, CA - September 8, 2018

2018 MedWAR Race Development + Planning in Process!

2017 MedWAR Race Development + Planning:

June 2017

Kayaking in the MedWAR Tahoe Challenge race area.
Kayaking Self image

2016 MedWAR Race Development + Planning:

June 2016

Mountain biking in the MedWAR Tahoe Challenge race area.
Biking up a hillside

May 2016

Medical scenario training/ dry run by the Tahoe Challenge staff and volunteers.
MedWAR Lake Tahoe Challenge Medical Scenario Trainings

Kyle Erikkila, MD kayaks for MedWAR Lake Tahoe recon.
Kyle kayaks

Khristy Gavigan, RN, Chris Kozlowski, PT and Lauren Hansen, MD test biking components of the course.
Khristy, Chris, and Lauren biking

Some of the MedWAR Lake Tahoe team during a May recon mission.
Recon Mission

Jeff Koeck, Pharm. D and Khristy Gavigan, RN at Camp Richardson Corral planning trail maintenance for shared trails at MedWAR Lake Tahoe.
Planning trail maintenance

Jeff Koeck, Pharm. D, works with Kelly Ross, owner of Camp Richardson Corral, to determine which trails need maintenance as part of MedWAR Lake Tahoe's community outreach and trail stewardship program.
Trail Maintenance

April 2016

Pre-MedWAR Lake Tahoe GPS coursework by Stephen Bannar, MD and Khristy Gavigan, RN in late April snow squalls!
April Snow Squalls

Stephen Bannar, MD checking pre-MedWAR Lake Tahoe course GPS.
Checking Lake Tahoe course GPS

April course scouting (in the recent Tahoe snows!); biking section 90% complete (the 10% was snow. The biking section will incorporate a Buffy single track and huge views.
Scouting the course in the snow

MedWAR course planning underway by (and taking over the kitchen of) Khristy Gavigan, RN!
Khristy planning a course

March 2016

MedWAR Lake Tahoe early trail scouting and recon by Khristy Gavigan, RN and Stephen Bannar, MD.
Course Status on the rocks

Balancing on a log

Examining a fallen tree

Examining foiliage