Accommodations for the June Lake Triathlon

June Lake in the High Sierra Nevada Mountains is the highest elevation for a triathlon in California and offers athletes three different course lengths and beautiful alpine scenery. And for triathletes looking for a relaxing stay and extra time with family and friends, there are affordable vacation condos, homes and cabins

Special Discounts on Condos, Cabins and Homes for Triathletes

Enjoy a 10% discount for stays of three nights or longer during the triathlon weekend, covering Friday and  Saturday nights (select rentals only). Come to June Lake early to relax and acclimate to the high elevation. Also, come back to June Lake after Labor Day and receive 10% discount for stays of three nights or longer. Join the High Sierra Triathlon Club for the Graniteman Challenge weekend September 11-13, 2015, including the classic High Sierra Fall Century Ride & Tioga Pass Run. All race participants can come back any time this year and receive a 10% discount on your next stay in June Lake. Good for peak and holiday rates. Call June Lake Accommodations today and schedule your next trip to the High Sierras. Here is a link to the June Lake Triathlon.


June Lake Triathlon Race Course 

At 7,600 feet elevation, the June Lake Triathlon is California’s highest elevation for a triathlon. The town and race venue sits in the basin at the base of beautiful Carson Peak. The event has three distances to choose. The Olympic distance, Sprint distance, Half Iron, and Kids distance offer plenty of challenges.  

Half Iron Distance

The Long Course race course consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 52 mile bike and 13.1 mile trail run. The lake swim takes place in June Lake, where water temps average around 65 degrees. The bike route starts at June Lake and takes riders around the scenic June Lake Loop and ending back at the lake. The trail run consist of beautiful views of several lakes, including.

Olympic Distance

There is also a shorter Olympic distance which consists of a 1.5k swim, 40k bike ride, and 10k run.

Sprint Distance

400m swim, 8 mile bike, 2 mile run

Kids Mini Tri Distance

100m swim, 2 mile bike, 1 mile run 

The triathlon was voted the top destination race by USA Triathlon Magazine. Athletes from all over the U.S. Germany, Canada, Mexico and many other countries join in the event. It is known as a “high altitude Mecca” where world class triathletes and Olympians come to train. This is a unique race with a small community experience. The race is limited to 500 participants, and roughly 1,500 spectators, fans and volunteers. After the race, awards made by local artists are provided, and a gourmet lunch is served. The race is held by the High Sierra Triathlon Club, a non-profit organization who supports Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra which is a volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to changing the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families.

High Sierra Triathlon Club

The High Sierra Triathlon Club encourages anyone and everyone to try the sport as well as provide support for already established athletes. The Club also promotes endurance events and training to encourage a healthy active community. Book your stay today with June Lake Accommodations, the best vacation rental company in town.

June Lake Loop

June Lake loop is a 14 mile loop the through the high sierras starting and ending on Hwy 395. There are four Lakes along the loop as well as several other lakes that can be hiked to. The four lakes start in the beginning of the loop with June Lake followed by Grant and Silver Lake. At the end of the loop there is Grant Lake the biggest lake of the four, where people often use their power sport boats for wake boarding and jet skiing. June Lake is a wonderful place to come all four seasons of the year, with activities ranging from fishing, hiking, biking, swimming and skiing.

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

This non-profit group of volunteers and athletes help people with disabilities to join in outdoor activities year round. Disabled Sports provides adaptive equipment which is key to helping able “disabled” people to participate in all the activities that fully-abled people do. These activities include, being able to slide down the ski slopes in specially designed gear, cycling, paddle boarding, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and so much more.

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