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Highway 12 will take us over the Hogsback past the 125-foot Calf Creek Waterfall to the oasis of Boulder, Utah. Hayduke Trail August 24, 2016 August 24, 2016 Grand Canyon to Zion, Hayduke Trail Leave a comment Hayduke Trail Zion National Park. I’ve been meaning to let you know how great it was/is. Please note Colorado and shuttle guests to St. George. It’s typically not the kind of trail you’d find in your local guidebook or detailed on a map. Pre-Tour Meeting in Grand Junction, Colorado St. George Shuttle (800.933.8320) or St. George Express (435.652.1100) and should be made Expect to pedal for about 6 hours per day not including rest time. One guide rides and the other drives the truck. Yes it has been done and it is awesome, but it is not for the timid cyclist. The meeting hotel is the Courtyard Marriott in St. George, Utah. Designed around modern frame geometry, a versatile dropout system, and custom drawn tubing, Hayduke is a capable mountain bike built to be used as a single-speed, a singletrack machine, or a bikepacking rig. Lizard Head Cycling Guides highly recommends clients purchase Travel Insurance through TripAssure. Ride the entire Hayduke Trail (12-Days & 440 miles) or segments (6 -Days & 220 miles). From either location The Hayduke trail is the brain child of Mike Corenella and Joe Mitchell, two intrepid hikers and Colorado Plateau enthusiasts from southern Utah. The trail surface is on small, rugged and remote jeep roads. Advocate chose to support trail building, so you can sleep easy knowing your money helps construct the trails you ride. Sizing includes Small, Medium, Large and XL. Each year the route seems to become more popular and I get more and more questions about the route since it overlaps with many of my treks. ***Group discount of $150 for groups of 4 or more. The terrain ranges from rugged jeep roads, to rocky streams, sand and mountain dirt. It is indeed a special bucket-list type grand tour! Mijn mountainbike: Esker Hayduke, Merida Big Trail 600 Bericht vr 15 mei 2020, 10:07 Ik zie al waarom ik die uitgezocht had. Hayduke Trail is a 796 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Virgin, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. Directed by Alex Maier. – James, Li and I joined the ride the last 5 days, and we had more fun than we could possibly have imagined! Posted by 3 years ago. The 78-mile road is mostly smooth sailing (when it is dry) on a mixed clay with the occasional choppy section. Ellen's South Summit! Archived. Hayduke trail gear list. “The Hayduke is superior for rugged bikepacking... I’m exploring new terrain every day and the Hayduke is the best tool for the job.”, “Hayduke is a steel hardtail with a trail bike attitude and impressive versatility.”, “Smooth singletrack, technical trail, bikepacking, and downhill riding, the Hayduke crushed it all.“. Expect to arrive in Grand Junction by 9:00 am. Coordinates The Hayduke Trail is an 812-mile (1,307 km) backpacking route across southern Utah and northern Arizona It "begins" in Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, before heading through the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, the Grand Canyon National Park and ending in Zion National Park. Your guides are incredible as well as the entire rest of the operation. Since its creation, the story of this beloved hardtail has been one of local singletrack rides, overnighters, and worldwide exploration. If your build timeline changes, Esker will reach out to you. The best options for our clients are either the. The route starts near Kanab, Utah and ends in … MTB bike In the original gui… › Hayduke Trail , Utah This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Paul 3 years, 5 months ago. “Durability, efficiency, and versatility are hallmarks of attractive bicycles.” – Bikepackers Magazine – March 2016. The Hayduke Trail is named after George Washington Hayduke, a character from Edward Abbey’s The Monkey Wrench Gang. For Hikers: • Most up-to-date trail and town data crowdsourced by thousands of hikers. Thursday, November 07, 2019 Ankle Surgery: We had quite a busy summer after I finished the Hayduke Trail in late May. Grand Canyon to Zion – Day 14: Zion!!! Hayduke Trail MTB Bike Tour Kanab, Utah to Moab, Utah: Ride the Full Two Weeks from Kanab to Moab (12-Days & 440-miles), Week One Only from Kanab to the Henry Mountains (6-Days & 220-miles) or Week Two Only from the Henry Mountains to Moab (6-Days & 220-miles). Just wanted to let you know I had a blast and totally regret not signing up for the full 2 weeks. The southwest is canyon country and it's extremely remote. Printed Maps & App Stay found. Alpine mountain biking through Bears Ears Pass: Week-Two. I want to commend you on a fabulous organized trip. die e-bike is de enige 120mm, als ik voor de niet e-bike variant van de performance ga heeft die gelijk 140mm travel en die is dan gelijk een stuk langer. Please contact us to confirm shuttle times. Set it up how you like, and hit the trail. So if one becomes entirely knackered, they can jump in the truck and make it to the next camp. Hayduke started with a vision for the perfect hardtail. Now that I have expressed my reasons for tackling the endeavor of thru-hiking the Hayduke Trail, it is time now for a little history of the Hayduke. NOTE: If staying at the Clarion Inn, call them at 970.243.6790 and ask for a $84.00 Lizard Head Cycling Lunch is enjoyed along the trail with big views of the encompassing back of beyond terrain. “If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”. Day 1: Big Water to Heads of the Creek (30 miles/+2,800 feet), Day 2: Heads of the Creek to Cow Camp (35 miles/+3,835 feet), Day 3: Cow Camp to Deer Creek Campground (47 miles/+3,030 feet), Day 4: Deer Creek Campground to Cedar Mesa Campground (41 miles/+3,660 feet), Day 4: E.F.I. Marriott or Clarion Inn for the duration of the tour. Chris comes in around the 32 minute mark into the show. The ride (and the weather) were enormously challenging, but we were helped greatly by the kindness and companionship of our fellow riders and guides. Our guides love the spirit and adventure of riding in this remote landscape. There were so many times that we had to stop riding just to take in the unbelievable views. Meals NOTE: Guests are responsible for their own post tour lodging in Moab (see confirmation document for hotel details). The first week of the Hayduke Trail MTB Tour starts in the Utah desert town of Big Water, Utah, which is just west of Lake Powell. Solid Waste Management: We get asked how this works on our back country tours and here is a great explanation. Clicky-click the red button! Junction. On December 27th, 2016 much of the terrain that the 2nd week of our Hayduke Trail MTB Tour passes through was declared the Bear’s Ears National Monument by President Obama. Bikes can be shipped either to our partner Please click here to jump to the Overview – Tim and Pamela, We are back home and had a wonderful adventure riding the 2nd week of the Hayduke trail. It's about more than just hiking, it explores how we can use lessons learned in the wilderness to improve our lives. Hayduke Trail is the all-in-one app for the Hayduke Trail. Hayduke 27.5+ The Hayduke is really a Swiss Army Knife of a mountain bike. confirmation to confirm these details. A policy can be purchased individually through the sales link below NOTE: TOUR DISCOUNTS ARE NOT STACKABLE – The highest valued discount is provided. The route can be ridden in 1-week or 2-week segments. When we hiked out of the canyon yesterday and onto the Kaibab Plateau, we entered an entire new ecosystem. Hardcore Hayduke Tour Includes: Guide service to help move camp and support the tour on a daily basis, monster F-350 support truck, all delicious meals, energy food, liquid refreshments, water bottles, shuttles, a special cycling gift, and mechanical support. NOTE: This tour is 8 days of riding over the course of 9 days. the Trans-Utah), is one of the American West’s ultimate point-to-point MTB tours exploring the far reaches of southern Utah’s mountain biking terrain. Posts about Hayduke Trail 2018 written by bearlee2015. The Hardcore is rated level 4 and as such it is the hardest tour type we offer. Please view this itinerary as an outline as to what to expect on this tour. Ride the entire Hayduke Trail tour in just 9-days!Photo: Jake Stangel / jakestangel.com. Hiking the entire route requires at least three months, though like other long trails it can be broken into smaller segments. Riders joining the Hayduke Trail bike tour for Week-Two (Henry Mountains to Moab) meet on the day prior to their tour start at 12-noon at the Courtyard Marriott airport meeting hotel in Grand Junction, CO. From the Courtyard Marriott we will shuttle to the East side of the rugged Henry Mountains to meet comrades who have ridden Week-One (Big Water to Henry Mountains). I made you a free Hayduke Trail map because I want to help folks stay on the trail and reduce erosion. **Al la Carte tent rental is $55 for 1 week and $100 for 2 weeks. The trail offers a number of activity options. The Burr Trail encompasses Long Canyon, the Wolverine Loop, the switchbacks of the Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef National Park and Bull Frog road. On Day 3 the route intersects Utah’s Highway 12 (aka hole-in-the-rock road). Hayduke Trail: Utah Mountain Bike Tour: Highlights. Lizard Head Cycling Guides Custom Sales Portal Link is: https://www.tripassure.com/main/?welcome=LIZA0855CO, Fast and Flowy in Left Hand Colette Canyon, The Walls of Long Canyon: A section of remote pavement on Day 4, Nearing the top of the Henry Mountains on Day 5, At the top of the Henry Mountains on Day 5, Atop the Henry Mountains on Day 5 looking east across Utah, Ruins from the Ancient Puebloans along the route, Taking a break on Day 11 to admire the view, Meeting and Ending Logistics and Locations (click to view), all 440-miles of the Hayduke Trail in only 9-Days, Bears Ears National Monument – This Bikepacking Paradise May Soon Be Filled With Oil Wells, First Mountain Bike Traverse of the White Rim Road, Canyonlands UT, Listen to the Bears Ears and protect national treasures, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Big Bend & Texas Mountains Road Bike Tour, Utah Mountains & National Parks Bike Tour, Great Allegheny Passage/C&O Canal (PA & MD), Summer Backcountry Family Tour (Colorado) – NEW 2021, Cycle the High Alps of the Tour de France, San Juan Skyway (Colorado) 3 or 4-Day Tour, Spanish Peaks & Great Sand Dunes (Colorado), Colorado Cols: Ultimate High Country Loop! Read what previous guests on our Hayduke Trail MTB Tour have been saying…, The final week was as wonderful as the first. limited at the Canyonlands RV Resort and Campground. that logistically the shuttle vehicle does not have to drive all over town to retrieve guests the following morning. Early the next morning riders depart via shuttle and arrive back in Green River and Grand Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with all of our tour and cancellation policies, which can be found by clicking here. Week #1 LOGISTICS: Kanab, Utah to Henry Mountains. Southern Utah has the darkest skies of the lower 48 American states. The Hayduke Trail is considered an MTB Gravel Grinder. On the post tour morning Lizard Head Cycling provides a complimentary shuttle from The Hayduke Trail is not a trail. Rentals come equipped with tubeless tires, pump, tube, tire iron and saddle bag. So the bottom line is if you are a experienced mountain or road biker with decent technical skills, this tour is within your ability level. Figure it Out is about more than just hiking though, it explains how we can use the lessons learned in the wilderness to live happier and more resilient lives. It is important that guests are in one hotel so When the trail gets difficult to see or follow, I think they decide it doesn’t exist. Author and adventurer Chris Solomon talks about his week-long tour along the Hayduke Trail with Rick Steves. The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour rides through one of the most inacessible areas in the lower 48 states. features, TwinLoc Suspension System, a Shimano 12-speed drivetrain plus Syncros components, this Spark is sure to light a fire. Their level of professionalism was top notch. 765 Horizon Dr Prior to riders actually experiencing the Hayduke we often hear that “I want to ride singletrack”, but after riding the Hayduke a cyclist who was a singletrack junkie said to us that they thought it “was the best mountain bike ride they (I) have ever done”. Solitude and Silence The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour, (a.k.a. This road, co-"maintained" by the BLM and Forest Service requires at least 8" of vehicle clearance, ensuring other human encounters are rare at best. the night. If one is driving to week #2 of the Hayduke tour, vehicles may be left at either the Courtyard This is a magnificent region of redrock cliffs, mysterious canyons and stone silence. GJT). Guests will enjoy a short 9-mile route through Indian Creek, a world-renowned rock climbing area and archeological wonder. Guides in camp will prepare all meals. It is the mothership that meets us in camp. Please contact us via Want to know what others did before you? Post-Tour Logistics Week #1 (Kanab, Utah to Henry Mountains): The Hayduke tour (Kanab to After the dust has settled and been washed out of my hair and clothes, I find myself looking back at this trip and missing much, even hike/bike up the Henry’s. Stay informead. or Lizard Head Cycling Guides can also set-up a policy for its clients. Map of Hayduke Trail Day 34 along the Kaibab Plateau between Dragon Canyon and Swamp Point. Potential tour dates are listed below and not all tour dates will run. Please contact us to confirm shuttle times. Although the Hayduke tour is challenging in nature, it is not a death march! Over the next 35 miles and 3,000 feet of elevation gain and loss, you may feel like you have gone back in time to the days of the old west, sharing the road almost exclusively with the occasional cowboy and cattle herder. , The mothership in her natural environment, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Refresh in the cool waters of Calf Creek Falls. At 7:00 am the following morning post tour Lizard Head Cycling provides a complimentary shuttle (1.5 hours) to the Courtyard Marriott and the Grand Junction airport in Grand Junction, Colorado. Any dietary preferences or allergies should be noted on the registration form. This is a region of extremes: of distance, of darkness, of silence. bike shop in each meeting town for professional assembly or directly to the meeting hotel for self-assembly. On this route there is not a rest day, but there happily is a support vehicle! So the Hayduke is not simply a desert tour! Henry Mountains) ends in the Henry Mountains where riders enjoy a final farewell dinner with the group and stay Shuttles run multiple times each hour. rental is $250/week ($400/2-weeks). Horse Mountain on Day 11 marks the high point and then it is all down hill to Beef Basin where a few of the obstacles will likely be grazing. Both the Courtyard by Marriott meeting hotel and the nearby Clarion Inn Horizon Drive offer free airport Lizard Head Cycling Guides is proud to rent 2021 Scott Spark 930 mountain bikes. We rode the second week of the trip, and our campsites were fantastic. Meeting Time Week #2 Hayduke (Henry Mountains to Moab) meets at 12:00 PM noon on the day prior (Day 0) The rental tent is a 3-person Sierra Design tent (sleeps 2 comfortably). The Hayduke Trail MTB route then descends into the solitude of Left Hand Colette canyon, where it is entirely possible not another person will be encountered. Spring time in the Henry Mountains: This is just a drift in the trees! Rather, it’s an 800-mile network of standalone trails, dirt roads, and off-trail segments that form a semi-cohesive route. A Labor of Love Designed around modern frame geometry, a versatile dropout system, and custom drawn tubing, Hayduke is a capable mountain bike built to be used as a single-speed, a singletrack machine, or a bikepacking rig. Didn't see much on this sub in terms of gear lists for desert routes so I thought I'd post mine. Home » Cycling Tours » Off-Road Bike Tours » Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. The Hayduke Trail includes detailed maps of the entire route, suggested cache points, and a wealth of description and tips for tackling this intense undertaking. Cleaning Up This is Utah’s world renowned “back-of-beyond” landscapes, including the new Bear’s Ears National Monument, Capitol Reef National Park and the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The Hayduke Trail is an 800-mile route across the deserts of southern Utah and Arizona. The Hayduke Trail Reference It’s now been over ten years since Mike Coronella and Joe Mitchell published the guidebook for The Hayduke Trail . Week #2 meets at the following hotel in Grand Junction, CO. Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction We bring solar showers that allow cyclists to clean up while on the Hayduke. Hayduke's steel frame uses a custom drawn externally tapered, seamless, quadruple butted, heat treated 4130 cromoly tubeset that is specific to each frame size—making for a better quality frame while reducing weight and cost for the rider. Please see the Electrophoretic deposition coating inside and out for rust protection. This section of the route in the Grand Staircase National Monument features unparalleled views of Lake Powell’s remote western flanks, Navajo Mountain, and the Kaiparowits Plateau. The Maps! Hayduke Trail has 2,882 members. As a result we primarily camp at undeveloped campsites each night. Lizard Head Cycling will shuttle riders to the start in St. George, UT. The Hayduke Trail traverses one of the last … – Andy J, The Hayduke was tremendous. We now also offer an 9-Day Hardcore Hayduke with all 440-miles. Read the full review online here. Below are the daily elevation profiles for Week-One of the Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. Located entirely on public land, the trail links six of the National Parks on the Colorado Plateau in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona with the lesser kno Hayduke Trail MTB Tour: 400 Miles over 12-Days. Guests can expect to arrive in Grand Junction at 9:30 am. Tour size is limited to about 13 clients. Week 2 begins from the Henry Mountains and ends in Moab, Utah where we enjoy a celebratory brew or two at the Moab Brewery and then a night on the town with a farewell dinner. Due to popular demand, Lizard Head Cycling Guides has created the Hardcore Hayduke! Highlights Include: This route across southern Utah includes the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Capitol Reef National Park, the Henry Mountains, the Sierra Abajos, Glen Canyon and Lockhart Basin. 185 S 1470 E Green River, Utah on Day 0. Courtyard Marriott Can it be done? They made us feel cared for and they continued to display attitudes and actions that showed us that we could count on them and trust them. Join Lizard Head Cycling on this small group cycling odyssey within the serpentine redrock canyons of the Beehive State. Five of the Hardcore's stages are the dirt equivalent of 100-mile days on the road. Guides on the day prior (Day 0) to the tour's official start date at the Courtyard Marriott in Grand Junction, The Hayduke Trail is an extremely challenging, 800-mile backcountry route through some of the most rugged and breathtaking landscapes on earth. Alex Maier's Figure it Out: on the Hayduke Trail is a film about one of America's most challenging hikes. During its epic journey the Hayduke MTB tour crosses both rugged canyon country and two mountain ranges with elevations peaking out at 10,000-feet. Campground (800.644.9113) which is located diagonally across the street from the Moab Brewery. your tour's official confirmation to confirm these details. The Cancel-for-Any-Reason option is only available when insurance is purchased within two weeks of The Hayduke Trail is an 800-mile route across Utah and Arizona. Please see the Tour Logistics below for further details. Cars can be left in either Green River or Grand Junction. Please contact us for additional details at 970.728.5891 or email@example.com. After the Sieraa Abajo descent we will continue north, skirting around Canyonlands National Park to the West. The Hayduke Trail is not intended to be the easiest or most direct route through this incredibly varied terrain, but is rather meant to showcase the stunning Redrock Wilderness of the American Southwest." We felt kindness and courtesy from them the entire week. From Big Water cyclists embark on a 220 mile mountain bike odyssey into Utah’s otherworldly back-of-beyond terrain. 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