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

January 26-29, 2017 — Fat Bike Worlds Festival, Crested Butte, CO, Fat Bike Festival, night rides, short track races, demos, group rides on long singletrack, Crested Butte Chamber , 970-349-6438, [email protected], Eliza Cress, 970-349-6438, [email protected], cbchamber.com/events/fat-bike

February 25, 2017 — Fat Tire Bike Demo with Bingham Cyclery, Women MTB Wasatch Club, Park City, UT, This is an opportunity for women to test out a Specialized fat tire bike from the Bingham Cyclery demo fleet. Join one of two rides, 10:00 or 12:30. Register to ride at https://goo.gl/forms/ofH7msccNI5Rl9Na2, Rae Sutherland, 801-520-6658, [email protected], womenmtb.com/events

March 3-6, 2017 — Sedona Mountain Bike Festival, Sedona, AZ, Held in Red Rock Ranger District of Coconino National Forest, Main Expo/Festival area at the beautiful Posse Grounds Park, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands, and singletrack., Sedona MTB Festival , 928-282-1106, [email protected], sedonamtbfestival.com

March 4, 2017 — VIDA MTB Clinic Series: Sedona, VIDA MTB Series, Sedona, AZ, Women’s Mountain Bike Skills Clinic during Sedona MTB Festival, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], vidamtb.com

March 4, 2017 — Seeley Lake Sasquatch Fat Bike Ride, Seeley Lake, MT, 10 and 20 mile options. Plus Friday night social from 5-7 pm., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], Mike Lindemer, 406-677-4101, [email protected], sleoutside.com/#!fat-bike-ride/aiapw, wmtrail.org

March 10-12, 2017 — Poison Spider Bicycles Spring Thaw, Moab, UT, Fun long weekend with Demo bikes, women’s ride, shuttles, and guided group rides on Bar M and the Mag 7 Trail. Food and parties, Preregister for free t-shirt!, Billy , 435-259-7882, 800-635-1792, [email protected], moabthaw.com

March 13-October 26, 2017 — White Rim (MTB), Moab, UT, 4-day, 94-101 mile guided tour follows the edge of canyons carved by the Green and Colorado Rivers. Tour includes 3-nights camping, transportation and food. Mar 13-16, 20-23, 27-30, Mar 30-Apr 2, Apr 3-6, 6-9, 10-13, 13-16, 17-20, 20-23, 24-27, Apr 27-Apr 30, May 1-4, 4-7, 8-11, 11-14, 15-18, 18-21, 22-25, 25-28, Sep 11-14, 14-17, 18-21, 21-24, 25-28, Sep 28-Oct 1, Oct 2-5, 5-8, 12-15, 16-19, 19-22, 23-26, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

March 19-October 26, 2017 — The Maze Mountain Bike Tour, Moab, UT, 5-day, 120-mile guided tour (maximum of 7 guests) of the Maze, the most remote section of Canyonlands National Park. Tour includes 4-nights camping, transportation, food and flight out at end of tour back to Moab. 3/19-3/23, 4/2-4/6, 4/8-4/12, 4/23-4/27,5/6- 5/10, 5/14-5/18, 5/21-5/25, 9/9-9/13, 9/16-9/20, 9/24-9/28, 10/1-10/5, 10/15-10/19, 10/22-10/26, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], Tim Schall, 800-596-2953, 800-559-1978, , escapeadventures.com

March 20-October 6, 2017 — Best of Moab Weekend Warrior, Moab, UT, Undeniably the mountain bike mecca of the world, Moab is a place like no other. We work with our local shop, Moab Cyclery, and provide Moab-based guides to give you an insiders tour of the best Moab has to offer. Choose between all inns or camping. Tour includes 3 days/2 nights of lodging, transportation and meals. Inns-3/20- 24, 4/24-28, 5/8-12, 10/2-6, Camping- 3/27-31, 4/3-7, 4/10-14, 4/17-21, May 1-5, 5/15-19, 9/4-8, 9/18-22, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

March 20-October 6, 2017 — Zion and Gooseberry Weekend Warrior Tour, Moab, UT, Whether from Brian Head's lofty peak or Gooseberry's majestic mesa, this fun-filled weekend is your ticket to the amazing vistas and backcountry mountain biking around Zion National Park! Tour includes 3 days/2 nights camping, transportation and meals. Mar 10-12, Mar 24-26, April 28-30, June 16-18, June 30-July 2, July 21-23, Aug 18-20, Sep 1-3, Sep 29-Oct1, Oct 20-22, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

March 23, 2017 — Ladies Night at Wasatch Action Sports Indoor Bike Park, Women MTB Wasatch Club, Salt Lake City, UT, 815 West 2400 South, SLC, Ut. Come one, come all, ladies who need their bike fix during the winter weather. We will be riding from 6-9pm., Rae Sutherland, 801-520-6658, [email protected], womenmtb.com/events

March 24-26, 2017 — Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival, Hurricane, UT, Ride with us on some of the most stunning trails in the world with Zion National Park as your backdrop. Fun festivities, awesome demo bikes/accessories, bike shuttles, skills clinic, beer garden, dutch oven dinner, prizes & more!, DJ Morisette, 435-635-5455, [email protected], hurricanemtbfestival.com, otesports.com

March 24-25, 2017 — Goblin Valley Fat Tire Festival, Hanksville, UT, Come try out Goblin Valley’s new trail system. Camp free in the group site., Nathan Martinez, 435-275-4584, [email protected],

March 26-September 22, 2017 — Moab MTB Multisport Adventure, Moab, UT, 6-days, 5 nights Hiking, Rafting, Mountain Biking, Intro to Rock Climbing & Canyoneering in the amazing National Parks. Mar 26-31, Apr 30-May 5, May 7-12, Sep 3-8, 17-22, Kevin Ford, 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

March 31-April 2, 2017 — Outerbike Spring, Moab, UT, An opportunity to ride next year’s bikes and gear 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, [email protected], outerbike.com

April 8, 2017 — Moab Double Whammy Series, tentative date, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Moab, UT, Join us for this self-supported ride in two of Utah’s best National Parks (Arches and Canyonlands). 65 or 125 mile (100 or 200 km) options with considerable climbing. A brevet is a nationally certified, timed, ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2266, [email protected], SaltLakeRandos.org, bccutah.org

April 27-30, 2017 — US Bank Fruita Fat Tire Festival, Fruita, CO, 22nd Annual festival kicking off the Mtn bike season in CO, world renowned trails, expo, Clunker Crit, Prizes, and live music., Mike Heaston, 303-282-9015, 303-635-2815, [email protected], George Gatseos, 970-858-7220, , fruitafattirefestival.com

April 29, 2017 — Hell Ride, Missoula, MT, Gran Fondo Montana Style, 85 or 52 miles. Spectacular scenery, 33 miles of gravel-grinding and a post-ride party make it all worthwhile., Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected], thecyclinghouse.com/trip/montana-hell-ride

May 20-20, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Boulder, VIDA MTB Series, Boulder, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], vidamtb.com

May 22-24, 2017 — MECCA Spring MTB Festival, Green River, 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, [email protected], biketheswell.org

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, [email protected], Bike Numb, [email protected], 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, [email protected], escapeadventures.com

June 3, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Beti Bike Bash, VIDA MTB Series, Lakewood , CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], 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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], beaverdamgravelgrinder.com

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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], Eliza Cress, 970-349-6438, [email protected], 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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], Ray Gadd, [email protected], 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, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], 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, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.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, [email protected], 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), [email protected], Emily Neuman, 604-484-6238, [email protected], dirtseries.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, [email protected], 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, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], 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, [email protected], outerbike.com

August 19, 2017 — Helper Arts Dirt Fondo, Helper, UT, 55 miles of dirt and road, Cory Jensen, 801-824-8455, [email protected], carbonrec.com

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 , [email protected], Celeste Young, 208-709-8564, [email protected], tetonbikefest.org, grandtarghee.com

September 9-9, 2017 — VIDA MTB Series: Golden Giddyup, VIDA MTB Series , Golden, CO, Women’s mountain bike skills clinic, Sarah Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], Rachel Gottfried, 949-677-6809, [email protected], 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, [email protected], 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), [email protected], 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, [email protected], biketheswell.org

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, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], moabhodown.com, chilebikes.com

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