Great Basin Challenge

Great Basin Challenge

The Great Basin Challenge is a 48.5-mile ride that explores Great Basin National Park in far eastern Nevada, near the Utah border.…

Cache Caribou Classic

The Cache Caribou Classic is a great, summer ride that starts in northern Utah, crosses into southern Idaho, and then returns to Utah. It is an 88.1-mile loop.…

Big Mountain Trail Opens At Snowbird

Big Mountain Trail Opens At Snowbird

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort celebrated the grand opening of their new Big Mountain Trail on July 14, 2014. This isn’t just any new trail. It’s 7.5 miles and 2900 vertical feet of beautiful views, switchbacks, flow trail, wooden bridges, terrain changes, and more.…

Logan Canyon Challenge

Logan Canyon, served by U.S Highway 89, is the feature attraction in this ride up and down one of Utah’s eight national scenic byways. As autumn approaches, lush greens of this high mountain passage tipped with brilliant gold, red and yellow can be seen throughout the route.…

An Adventure on St. George’s Broken Mesa Trail

An Adventure on St. George’s Broken Mesa Trail

There are a lot of reasons that people hate this trail. They happen to be the same reasons I would tell you that it’s great. It’s hard. It’s in the middle of nowhere. It’s rocky, a good chunk of the trail is spent rolling over baby head sized boulders.…

Monte Cristo Classic

Monte Cristo Classic

In the context of Cycling Utah, the Monte Cristo Classic is a 97.8-mile, out-and-back ride up, over and back (and up & over) the Monte Cristo Range in northeastern Utah.…

Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge

Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge

The Little Cottonwood Canyon Challenge is a 24.4-mile ride that travels along one of the Wasatch Front’s most famous routes, tackling a well-known climb. The climb, in fact, has been featured in the penultimate stage of the annual Tour of Utah professional bicycle race.…

Southern Utah’s Little Creek Mesa Demands Reverence

Southern Utah’s Little Creek Mesa Demands Reverence

Little Creek Mesa has everything you would expect. It has giant sandstone slabs that offer a unique riding experience, differing even from its close neighbor the Goose. There are plenty of beautiful things to see from its rim, including Gooseberry Mesa, Pine Valley Mountain and Zion National Park.…

Iron Mountains Challenge

Iron Mountains Challenge

This 62.4-mile out-and-back ride travels along flat terrain in Cedar City, and hilly terrain to the west of the city. The hilly terrain is found within the Iron Mountains, which rise to 7,815 feet.…

Kolob Terrace Challenge

Kolob Terrace Challenge

The Kolob Terrace Challenge is a strenuous, 61.4-mile road bike ride in southwestern Utah. The out-and-back ride starts and finishes in La Verkin, which is located immediately north of Hurricane. The route penetrates and then leaves the central area of Zion National Park, as it climbs from an elevation of 3,228 feet, in La Verkin, to 8,150 feet at the turnaround point, adjacent Kolob Reservoir.…

Skull Valley Classic

Skull Valley Classic

The Skull Valley Classic is a 110-mile loop featuring a significant climb and descent on a graded dirt road, long false flats through the Tooele and Skull Valleys, and a brief segment along the shoulder of the I-80 freeway in rural western Utah.…