Mountain Bike Tours, Rides, Camps, and Festivals (Utah, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming)

2017 Utah and Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Mountain Bike Touring Event Calendar

May 17, 2017 — Amazing Earthfest Kanab Trails Ride, Kanab, UT, Kanab Cycling Club ride on new mountain bike trail system in the foothills of the Vermilion Cliffs. Maps of additional trails will be provided, Rich Csenge, 435-644-3735, jiw@gwi.net, Susan Johnston, 435-644- 8328, susankjvj@gmail.com, amazingearthfest.org

May 18-21, 2017 — Tour de Bloom, Loma, CO, Benefits Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association. 4 day fully supported tour of the Kokopelli Trail from Loma, CO to Moab, UT., Bryce Palo, 970-241-3728, vicolant@frontier.net, Whit Smith, 303-475-2255, whitsmith1@ mac.com, copmoba.org

May 19-21, 2017 — MECCA Spring MTB Festival, Huntington, UT, Registration begins Friday at 1pm followed by a “warm up ride” at 3pm. Evening meal is provided as is a prize drawing. Saturday begins with a provided breakfast and then all-day, guided rides, ranging from beginner to advanced. Finish up on Sunday morning with a provided breakfast and a guided (or on-your-own) scenic ride. Family-friendly (meal tickets only available)., Kim Player, 435-653-2440, meccabikeclub@etv.net, biketheswell.org

May 20, 2017 — Amazing Earthfest, Fredonia, AZ, 11th Annual Joy Jordan Woodhill Trail Ride (BLM): 10-25 mile non-technical loops on hard-packed natural surface with expansive views of the Kaibab Plateau and Grand Staircase. Fredonia Welcome Center, US 89-A, Fredonia, AZ, 7 am Arizona time., Rich Csenge, 435-644-3735, jiw@gwi.net, amazingearthfest.org

May 20-20, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Boulder, VIDA MTB Series, Boulder, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, info@vidamtb.com, vidamtb.com

May 27-28, 2017 — NUMB Fest, Vernal, UT, 2 fun and action packed days of organized riding and festivities. There will be organized trail rides each day based on ability level with gatherings in the evening involving food, beverage, revelry, and prizes provided by the event sponsors. All events are in & around the Uintah Basin, there is no charge or entry fee., Troy Lupcho, 435-781-2595, troyboy@altitudecycle.com, Bike Numb, contact@bikenumb.org, bikenumb.org, altitudecycle.com

May 29-October 6, 2017 — Bryce and Zion National Parks (MTB) Singletrack, St. George, UT, 6-day, 140-mile guided Mtn Biking Tour thru Brian Head, Red Canyon, Navajo Lake Trail, Virgin River Rim and Hiking the Zion Narrows. Tour includes 5-night camping and 1 inn or 5-night all inns, transportation and food. May 29-June 2, June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-June 30, July 3-7, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28, July 31-Aug 4, Aug 7-11, Aug 14-19, Aug 21-25, Aug 28-Sep 1, Sep 4-8, Sep 11-15, Sep 18-22, Sep 25-29, Oct 2-6., Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, info@escapeadventures.com, escapeadventures.com

June 3-4, 2017 — Eagle Outside Festival, Eagle, CO, Massive free bike and product demo. Firebird 40 MTB Race, Clinics, the Mother of a Half 1/2 Marathon, 10K trail run, 5K road event, 1K kids race. State championship mtb race, Mike McCormack, 970-485-5847, mikemac@eagleoutsidefestival.com, eagleoutsidefestival.com

June 3, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Beti Bike Bash, VIDA MTB Series, Lakewood , CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, info@vidamtb.com, vidamtb.com

June 16-18, 2017 — Black Hills Fat Tire Festival, Rapid City, SD, Celebration of single track mountain biking in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Kristy Lintz, 605-394-4168, 605-484-1724, kristy.lintz@rcgov.org, bhfattirefestival.com, rcparksandrec.org

June 17, 2017 — Beaver Dam 49er Gravel Grinder, Beaver Dam State Park, NV, Ride the Rim and see the park from a different perspective. Pedal down an old chaining road that runs along the Park’s rim and winds you through Pinyon and juniper trees. The course then swings around back to the main park road and down into Campground B where we end the ride with a BBQ. The course is subject to change based on weather conditions. 35 and 45 mile options., Dawn Andone, 775-728-4460, cathedralgorge_vc@lcturbonet.com, beaverdamgravelgrinder.com

June 17-18, 2017 — Knobby Tire Bike Tour of Idaho City, Boise, ID, We will ride round trip from Boise to beautiful downtown Idaho City – a total of 88 miles over 2 days. 19th Annual, Hal Miller, 208-869-4055, 208-720-3019, info@brokenspokecycling.org, Harley Parson, 208-861-2182, admin@cycleidaho.com, knobbytirebiketour.com

June 17, 2017 — Gourmet Gravel Grinder, Nevada City, CA, Gravel Grinder. 29 or 49 miles, fully supported with post ride party, Kurt Stockton, 406-381-7962, 530-264-6364, info@GourmetGravel.com, tourofmontana.org

June 18-September 29, 2017 — Grand Staircase Escalante Singletrack (MTB), Panguitch, UT, 6-days, The Grand Staircase Lower Canyons provide exploring, camping, and backcountry mountain biking. Secluded Trails, private vistas, high mountain lakes & an abundance of wildlife. June 18-23, July 2-7, July 30-Aug 4, Aug 27-Sep 1, Sep 24-29., Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, info@escapeadventures.com, escapeadventures.com

June 22-25, 2017 — Crested Butte Bike Week, Crested Butte, CO, World’sOldest Mountain Bike Festival celebrates 37 years with an Amateur Film Festival, Chainless World Championships, FatTire 40 mountain bike race, Bridges of the Butte townie tour, Gravity Slave downhill race at Crested Butte Mountain Resortand guided mountain bikerides to premiere trails!, Crested Butte Chamber , 970-349-6438, cbinfo@chamber.com, Eliza Cress, 970-349-6438, events@cbchamber.com, cbbikeweek.com

June 28-August 4, 2017 — Colorado Trail MTB Tour, Monroe, CO, June 28 – Jul 3; July 16 – 21; July 23 – 28; July 30 – Aug 4 You’ll explore unspoiled landscapes, rush through cool mountain air, drink in 360 degree mountain views and pedal past carpeted fields of wildflowers (which can be handle-bar high). High altitude campsites offer a canopy of bright stars and deep sleep at night. Your experienced guide takes care of all the route finding, planning and logistics., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, info@lizardheadcyclingguides.com, lizardheadcyclingguides.com

June 29-July 2, 2017 — Ride Sun Valley Mountain Bike Festival, SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria, Sun Valley, ID, The seventh annual Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival is the ultimate, four-day celebration of life on two wheels. Live music, bike clinics, demos, shuttle rides and the SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria are waiting for you at this year’s eventful weekend, happening June 29 to July 2, 2017., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, jkunzer@mtsports.com, Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, svalerious@mtsports.com, Ray Gadd, ray@visitsunvalley.com, ridesunvalley.com, visitsunvalley.com

July 1-2, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Winter Park, VIDA MTB Series Flagship Clinics, Winter Park, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, info@vidamtb.com, vidamtb.com

July 2-August 18, 2017 — Crested Butte Singletrack MTB Tour, Crested Butte, CO, July 2 – 7; July 16 – 21; July 25 – 27; July 30 – Aug 4; Aug 14 – 18. Covers the immensely beautiful, challenging and remote terrain in the Elk Mountains of south-central Colorado. This 3 to 6 day tour covers the singletrack CB’s locals love best. This tour does not fool around; it delivers prime singletrack, stellar campsites and the best swimming holes the Elk Mountains can serve up., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, info@lizardheadcyclingguides.com, lizardheadcyclingguides.com

July 14, 2017 — Wildflower Trailfest, Snowbasin, UT, Utah’s only all women mountain bike event. 2 course options (expert:16 miles and sport: 8 miles). For beginner and intermediate cyclists, clinics are also provided. Stay after for yoga and a women in the mountains movie., Stacie Palmer, 801-644-9940, 801-336-6198, wildflowerpedalfest@gmail.com, wildflowertrailfest.com

July 16-August 18, 2017 — Glacier National Park Bike Tour, Whitefish, MT, July 16-21; July 23-28; July 31-05; Aug 06-11; Aug13-18 Options for cyclists of all abilities. Ride the Going to the Sun Road! There are BIG climbs and bonus mileage options available each day. Both parks provide not to be missed hiking options to waterfalls, verdant meadows filled with wildflowers and mountain summits., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, info@lizardheadcyclingguides.com, lizardheadcyclingguides.com

July 22-23, 2017 — Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camp, Park City, UT, Learn new skills, increase confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before. World class women’s only instructional weekend camp for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders., Penny Deck, 604-484-6238 (Canada), register@dirtseries.com, Emily Neuman, 604-484-6238, info@dirtseries.com, dirtseries.com

July 22, 2017 — South Boundary Big Ride, Angel Fire, NM, 40 mile singletrack race and ride, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, ElCapitan@ZiaRides.com, ziarides.com

August 5, 2017 — Monte Cristo Dirt Randonne, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Huntsville, UT, Self-supported loop ride on dirt and paved roads from Huntsville to Bear Lake and back. 64 or 125-mile (100 or 200 km) options. A timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

August 5-6, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Snowmass Bike Park, VIDA MTB Series Flagship Clinics, Snowmass Village, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, info@vidamtb.com, vidamtb.com

August 18-20, 2017 — Outerbike Summer in Crested Butte, Crested Butte, CO, An opportunity to ride next year’s bikes and gears on world class trails. Participants get bike demos,shuttles, lunch, beer, and admission to parties and films, at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Mark Sevenoff, 800-845-2453, 435-259-8732, outerbike@westernspirit.com, outerbike.com

August 19, 2017 — Helper Arts Dirt Fondo, Helper, UT, 55 miles of dirt and road, Cory Jensen, 801-824-8455, cory.jensen@carbon.utah.gov, carbonrec.com

August 25-27, 2017 — Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival, Lander, WY, Mountain bike Festival in Lander, WY . Demos, shuttles, clinics, group rides, parties, live music, film fest, beer, food trucks, and raffles! All skill levels welcome., Nyssa , fart@landercycling.org, Tony Ferlisi, landercycling@gmail.com, Mike Dicken, 307-332-2926, jurassicclassicfest@gmail.com, jurassicclassicfest.com, landercycling.org

September 1-4, 2017 — Wydaho Rendezvous Teton Mountain Bike Festival, Teton Valley, WY, 8th Annual, held at Grand Targhee Resort. Come enjoy endless miles of cross-country, singletrack, dirt road, lift-served downhill, jump park, freeride, and an IMBA Epic Trail. Demo next year’s 2018 bikes and gear in an ideal alpine riding climate with unmatched scenery. Clinics, hosted rides, shenanigans. A fundraiser for Teton Valley Trails and Pathways. tvtap.org, TVTAP , info@tetonbikefest.org, Celeste Young, 208-709-8564, celeste@tetonbikefest.org, tetonbikefest.org, grandtarghee.com

September 9-9, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Golden Giddyup, VIDA MTB Series , Golden, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, info@vidamtb.com, vidamtb.com

September 9, 2017 — Ovando Gran Fondo, Ovando, MT, An epic off-road ride for the Missoula Symphony. Bring your ’cross or mountain bike for this fully supported 55-mile ride. Ride through some of Western Montana’s most scenic landscapes on dirt roads, including numerous miles through private land not otherwise open to the public., Lucy Beighle, 406-239-3193, lucybeighie@yahoo.com, missoulasymphony.org/ride

September 16-17, 2017 — Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camp, Fruita, CO, Learn new skills, increase confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before. World class women’s only instructional weekend camp for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders., Penny Deck, 604-484-6238 (Canada), register@dirtseries.com, dirtseries.com

September 22-24, 2017 — MECCA Fall MTB Festival, Wedge Overlook (Near Castle Dale), UT, Registration begins Friday at 1pm followed by a warm up ride at 3pm. Evening meal is provided as is a prize drawing. Saturday begins with a provided breakfast and then all-day, guided rides, ranging from beginner to advanced. End the day with a provided dinner. Finish up on Sunday morning with a provided breakfast and a guided (or on-your-own) scenic ride. Family-friendly (meal tickets only available)., Kim Player, 435-653-2440, meccabikeclub@etv.net, biketheswell.org

September 22-24, 2017 — Revival at 3 Peaks, Cedar City, UT, Mountain Bike Race and Festival, Friday evening slow races, a fat tire criterium and beer garden. Saturday will be the main event with a 8:17 race, solo or duo. Dinner and awards, and more socializing and games will give way to a final night. The adjourning meeting will be Sunday’s group ride on a some inspiring local trails., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, joey@redrockbicycle.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, ridesouthernutah.com

September 24-30, 2017 — California Wine Country with Jan Ullrich, San Francisco, CA, September 24-30 Join Tour de France Champion Jan Ullrich in Northern California on sublime roads with grand views paired with some of the world’s finest wines and California’s most delectable restaurants., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, info@lizardheadcyclingguides.com, lizardheadcyclingguides.com

September 29-October 1, 2017 — Albuquerque MTB Festival, Albuquerque, NM, 12 hour race, 2 hour race, and weekend long mtb festival, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, ElCapitan@ZiaRides.com, ziarides.com

October 6-8, 2017 — Outerbike Fall, Moab, UT, An opportunity to ride next year’s bikes and gears on world class trails. Participants get bike demos,shuttles, lunch, beer, and admission to parties and films, 7000 N. Hwy 191 at Moab Brands Trailhead, Mark Sevenoff, 800-845-2453, 435-259-8732, outerbike@westernspirit.com, outerbike.com

October 26-29, 2017 — Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike Festival & Film Fest, Moab, UT, 12th Annual – Mountain bike festival with dual stage enduro race, group shuttle rides, bike films, townie tour with poker run, dirt jump comp and costume party! The festival is a fundraiser for local trails and the bike park!, Tracy Reed, 435-259-4688, info@chilebikes.com, moabhodown.com, chilebikes.com

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