Currently Booking July-August 2019
Blues to Bears
This guided 3-day, 2-night bikepacking trip takes you to one of the more remote mountain ranges in the Southwest, the Abajos. You’ll bike through fir-timbered peaks and drop into sandstone, red rock desert. This trip also traverses through the newly established Bears Ears National Monument. Come experience bikepacking!
This trip includes a guide, permits, and meals. Equipment including bikes, bikebags, and sleeping kits can all be rented for an additional cost.
Also known as off-road overnight cycle touring or overnight mountain biking–often encompassing multi sport adventure, is the ultimate human powered activity. Our expert guides and equipment will make for a memorable trip, and hook you on a new form of adventure! Bikepacking trips are offered in the spring, summer, and fall months.
Regions we guide through include the Abajo Mountains, Elk Ridge, Cedar Mesa, and Bears Ears National Monument.
Specific for this mode of adventure, we pride ourselves in the hand selected, adventure tested, bikepacking rental kits we offer. These hires/rentals include:
- Bikes: The Surly ECR, with internal Rohloff hub, or the Salsa Bucksaw, full-suspension is fatty tires.
- Bikebags — fit for our rigs, or to custom fit your rig.
- Sleeping kit: Sea to Summit quilt, sleeping pad and pillow. All conveniently packed into a stuff sack ready to be strapped to your handlebars.
- Shelter: Options ranging from two-man tents & single pole shelters to tarp systems & bivy bags.
- Mess kit: stove, pots, utensils, plate.
Our climbing clinics range from half to full day, and include anything from climbing 101 to anchor building. We have climbs for all levels and ages.
Our clinics typically take place at our local crag located in the Abajo Mountains, apart of the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The crag features around 20 climbs including bouldering problems, and ranging from 5’6 to 5’10b+
Groups: Upon request, we are able to handle large groups for this adventure.
Shuttles are available for mountain bikers, bikepackers, and through hikers in the Abajos and the surrounding areas.