Almost Heaven to Hell and Back
Version No. 2.0
revised: February 12, 2017
© 2017, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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earn this certification the rider must ride and document a Saddle Sore
1000 route that starts anywhere in West Virginia (Almost Heaven),
travels through Hell, Michigan, and ends anywhere back in West Virginia.
Read the rules for
the iconic SaddleSore 1000
on the Ironbutt
Association site. The rules for this ride are similar and you
will get valuable background information.
Documentation: See http://www.ironbutt.com/rules/ss1000.pdf
Remittance Fee: Normal SaddleSore fees apply
DBR - Dated Business Receipt
A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION
on it. Check it - do not assume it is correct. A receipt
with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless. Check and
These rides must be completed in 24 hours or less. The ride MUST be at least 1,000 miles.
You must obtain DBR every
350 miles or less AND in the following
jurisdictions and the receipt MUST indicate the city, date and
time. Check your receipts.
--Anywhere in West Virginia to start
--In Hell, MI
--Anywhere in West Virginia to finish
Your official time is determined by the starting
and ending receipts. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the clock and date are correct!
Spotwalla.com is strongly recommended but not
NOTE: There are no gas stations in Hell, MI. There is a
restaurant and a gift shop that have good receipts, but they are not
open 24 hours daily. You are advised to check with these places
before you start your ride. Spotwalla would help!
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you did the ride!
Normal SaddleSore merchandise is available for this ride