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By Andi Bourne

No matter the change, always a challenge


January 31, 2019

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Winner of the 50K OSCR Orion Berryman of Missoula does his signature hop as he crosses the finish line Saturday, Jan. 26.

SEELEY LAKE – After winner of the OSCR 50K Orion Berryman crossed the finish line and caught his breath Saturday, Jan. 26, a conversation with race organizer Lynn Carey ensued about the difficulty of the two 25K loop course. Both agreed that the elevation change of 5,000 feet in the two-loop courses versus the 3,400 foot change in the one-loop course and the technical skiing required met the challenge racers have come to expect over the last 37 years of the OSCR.

"The only thing constant about the OSCR is change," said Carey. "OSCR is a tough race and we are [darn] proud of it."

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