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.…

Trail of the Ancients Classic

Trail of the Ancients Classic

The Trail of the Ancients Classic is a 90.8-mile bike ride in southeastern Utah. There are numerous climbs and descents, with several short, steep climbs and downgrades.…

Mt. Nebo Challenge

Mt. Nebo Challenge

The Mt. Nebo Challenge is a 69.0-mile loop featuring a long, strenuous climb and steep, challenging descent of Mt. Nebo, and long false flats through Juab Valley.…

Cache Valley North Cruise

Cache Valley North Cruise

The Cache Valley North Cruise is arguably the “perfect” cycling loop because of its format: a ride that uses lightly trafficked roads that pass through small settlements, almost at evenly spaced intervals, with a few changes in terrain but no major climbs.…

Dixie Legacy Classic

Dixie Legacy Classic

The Dixie Legacy Classic is an 80.7-mile out-and-back ride featuring long, steady climbs and descents and some rolling hills. The route starts and finishes in St. George and visits the Legacy Loop Highway, Dixie National Forest, and Snow Canyon State Park.…

Emigration Trail Classic

Emigration Trail Classic

The Emigration Trail Classic is a history-laden, 80.6-mile out-and-back route, including a 12-mile loop at the turnaround end. The ride starts in eastern Salt Lake City and incorporates all or a portion of Emigration Canyon…

Climbs of Utah County

Climbs of Utah County

With jagged peaks, wide roads and narrow canyons, Utah County is a veritable cycling paradise when it comes to climbing. Theres a reason the Tour of Utah includes two of these climbs in one of its stages.…

The Climbs of Salt Lake County

The Climbs of Salt Lake County

Road cyclists in the state’s capitol city are among the lucky when it comes to choices. If one wanted to, a cyclist in the valley could pick a different climb every day of the week and throw in numerous options to create almost-never-ending doses of vertical variety.…

Hovenweep-Navajo Classic

Hovenweep-Navajo Classic

The Hovenweep-Navajo Classic is an 88.2-mile out-and-back route in an extreme southeastern Utah. The ride starts and finishes in Bluff, which is located 100 miles south of Moab along U.S. Highway 191. The unincorporated town of Bluff, with a population of 320 in 2010, is located 25 miles north of the Arizona border, 29 miles west of Colorado, and 44 miles from the Four Corners and New Mexico.…