Mijn mountainbike: Esker Hayduke, Merida Big Trail 600 Bericht vr 15 mei 2020, 10:07 Ik zie al waarom ik die uitgezocht had. Thank you for such an amazing trip, it seems a bit like a dream now but often the best experiences in life feel that way and you know it was special. bike shop in each meeting town for professional assembly or directly to the meeting hotel for self-assembly. *Tour itineraries are subject to change and modification based on the group, available accommodations and other unforeseen circumstances including weather, 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. Spring time in the Henry Mountains: This is just a drift in the trees! 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. Leslie and Evan did a great job, very positive and fun kids to be around. Stay informead. 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. Rentals come equipped with tubeless tires, pump, tube, tire iron and saddle bag. Week #1 LOGISTICS: Kanab, Utah to Henry Mountains. It exists. It's 800 miles long, snaking across canyon country in southern Utah and northern Arizona. Cleaning Up Bike boxes can generally be left at the meeting hotel during the tour. Southern Utah has the darkest skies of the lower 48 American states. for confirmed departures. Due to popular demand, Lizard Head Cycling Guides has created the Hardcore Hayduke! Space is Rather, it’s an 800-mile network of standalone trails, dirt roads, and off-trail segments that form a semi-cohesive route. The southwest is canyon country and it's extremely remote. One of the best parts about this tour is the opportunity it provides for one to detach from the world of emails and ringtones. Each of Lizard Head Cycling’s lunches contains gluten free options. We rode the second week of the trip, and our campsites were fantastic. On Day 9 & 10 desert sandstone slowly gives way to shady forest of Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, aspen, and Gambel oak as we begin our ascent into the tour's second major group of mountains, the Sierra Abajos. Hayduke Crossing North is a 740 m less popular blue singletrack trail located near Cortez Colorado. – Andy J, The Hayduke was tremendous. – Chris. Since in this remote terrain a dead truck battery is no bueno, so we encourage our guests with charging requirements to bring their own solar charger (we like Goal Zero products). Please click here to jump to the Overview Trail. So if one becomes entirely knackered, they can jump in the truck and make it to the next camp. Hayduke Trail maps. Please note The ride (and the weather) were enormously challenging, but we were helped greatly by the kindness and companionship of our fellow riders and guides. this link for a discounted rate to the Grand Junction Courtyard Marriott. Map of Hayduke Trail Day 34 along the Kaibab Plateau between Dragon Canyon and Swamp Point. 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. Please contact us to confirm shuttle times. The Hayduke is a journey that explores among the most spectacular terrain in North America; southern Utah’s canyon & mountain country. WEEK 1 CONTINUED: Over the course of 46-miles throughout days 5 and 6, riders climb 6,000-feet up the Henry Mountains reaching a maximum elevation of just over 10,000’ above sea level. When the trail gets difficult to see or follow, I think they decide it doesn’t exist. Shuttles run multiple times each hour. Lizard Head Cycling’s guides provide cyclists with a professional level support that includes: meals, water, shelter and mechanical aid. Please see the Tour Logistics below for further details. These are the most powerful (and accurate) Hayduke maps in existence, and they’re FREE. On the morning following the tour, Lizard Head Cycling will provide a shuttle back to the Courtyard Marriott in Grand Junction at 7am. It is indeed a special bucket-list type grand tour! We felt kindness and courtesy from them the entire week. 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. What this means is that riding is not an overly technical ride. There were so many times that we had to stop riding just to take in the unbelievable views. In the wilderness we realize that we are the only ones standing in our way. 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. It's one of the most challenging hikes in America and most of the time there is no trail. Trail. Bikes shipped across the continental US should be shipped 8 days prior to your tour. Want to know what others did before you? 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. If your riders can “crush it”, full tour length can be reduced from 12 to 8 days by increasing the daily mileage from the current 30 to 40-miles per day to 50 to 60-miles ridden per day. 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. Highway 95 is a stunning section of highway carved into Redrock Canyon walls. If you would like to camp or stay in a cabin this night, make your reservation at the Canyonlands RV Resort and Follow Advocate chose to support trail building, so you can sleep easy knowing your money helps construct the trails you ride. Custom drawn tapered seamless, quadruple butted, heat treated 4130 cromoly. Ride Difficulty 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. 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. The east side of the Henry Mountains descent marks the completion of Week-One and the location in which Week-Two riders will join the Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. Ride the entire Hayduke Trail (12-Days & 440 miles) or segments (6 -Days & 220 miles). 435.986.0555. Sleeping 185 S 1470 E 970.263.4414. Trying to figure out how the hell you are going to make through 850 miles of canyons, washes and desert? your tour's official confirmation to confirm these details. Please contact us to confirm shuttle times. Week-2 of the Hayduke Trail MTB Tours starts in the Henry Mountains with a cruiser section of paved road on Highway 95 known as the "Trail of the Ancients." The Maps! Hayduke Trail MTB Tour: 400 Miles over 12-Days. My brother in-law and I had a great time and really appreciate all the hard work (that went into) planning this trip with the food, water, snacks and the beer cooler. Day 1 Elevation Profile: 64 mi +6425 ft / -3790 ft, Day 2 Elevation Profile: 62 mi +5700 ft / -6590 ft, Day 3 Elevation Profile: 53 mi +4335 ft / -4450 ft, Day 4 Elevation Profile: 41 mi +6425 ft / -5490 ft, Day 5 Elevation Profile: 65 mi +4730 ft / -4380 ft, Day 6 Elevation Profile: 64 mi +4705 ft / -5505 ft, Day 7 Elevation Profile: 35 mi +1040 ft / -2565 ft, Day 8 Elevation Profile: 41 mi +2625 ft / -3120 ft. Pre-Tour Meeting in St. George, Utah enjoy a celebratory brew or two at the Moab Brewery and then a farewell dinner out on the town that night in Moab. Pre-Tour Meeting in Grand Junction, Colorado The trail surface is on small, rugged and remote jeep roads. Hayduke 27.5+ The Hayduke is really a Swiss Army Knife of a mountain bike. Join Lizard Head Cycling on this small group cycling odyssey within the serpentine redrock canyons of the Beehive State. Any unopened date can be a Custom Week (9 riders required). Any dietary preferences or allergies should be noted on the registration form. 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. initial deposit. Post-Tour Logistics Week #1 (Kanab, Utah to Henry Mountains): The Hayduke tour (Kanab to Early the next morning riders depart via shuttle and arrive back in Green River and Grand Grand Junction, CO 81506 St. George Shuttle (800.933.8320) or St. George Express (435.652.1100) and should be made 765 Horizon Dr email or call 970.728.5891. NOTE: Alternatively guests driving in from the west on I-70 can meet Lizard Head Cycling in ***Group discount of $150 for groups of 4 or more. In Boulder town cyclists may have the option of adding a night’s lodging at either the Boulder Mountain Lodge or Pole’s Place. Mrs. Haze and I hosted our kids and grandkids in Driggs, Idaho for a couple of weeks of spoiling grandchildren, hiking and fishing. Guests will enjoy a short 9-mile route through Indian Creek, a world-renowned rock climbing area and archeological wonder. Cars can be left in either Green River or Grand Junction. Meals This is a magnificent region of redrock cliffs, mysterious canyons and stone silence. Tour Cost: $2,990 (12-Day tour), $1,590 (6-Day tour) and $1,995 (Hardcore Hayduke: 9-Day ) The last 20 miles of Lockhart Basin will be the equivalent of our victory lap before arriving at victory lane, known to the locals as the Moab Brewery. Just outside of the town of Boulder we will rinse of the blood, sweat, and tears of the route to this point with a natural shower at Calf Creek Falls. The Hayduke tour project has been a labor of love for Lizard Head Cycling Guides. official confirmation to confirm these details. The rental tent is a 3-person Sierra Design tent (sleeps 2 comfortably). Paralleling the White Rim Trail just across the Colorado River, the Lockhart Basin Trail is a bike-it list ride for any mountain bike enthusiast. Solid Waste Management: We get asked how this works on our back country tours and here is a great explanation. NOTE: TOUR DISCOUNTS ARE NOT STACKABLE – only the highest valued discount is provided. Both the Courtyard by Marriott meeting hotel and the nearby Clarion Inn Horizon Drive offer free airport that rooms at this rate are limited. Home » Cycling Tours » Off-Road Bike Tours » Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. When possible the mother ship meets the riders for lunch to offer a resupply. First of all, our three guides were fantastic. Lizard Head Cycling Guides highly recommends clients purchase Travel Insurance through TripAssure. Postholer.Com Resource for Hikers. I thought the Hayduke’s reputation for difficulty was a bit overstated. It's one of the most challenging hikes in America and most of the time there is no trail. It also uses the wilderness experience as a metaphor for life itself. Marriott or Clarion Inn for the duration of the tour. 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”. Lunch is enjoyed along the trail with big views of the encompassing back of beyond terrain. On the Hardcore Hayduke breakfasts will be early so riders can roll out with the morning sun. It's about more than just hiking, it explores how we can use lessons learned in the wilderness to improve our lives. Close. Week #2 meets at the following hotel in Grand Junction, CO. Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction the night. The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour rides through one of the most inacessible areas in the lower 48 states. ☛ The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour was featured in Outside Magazine: The Hayduke Option June 2017, ***CLICK HERE to jump to Tour Itineraries***. For me Evan helped make this Hayduke trip a success – always cheerful, helpful and on point. This custom tour is designed for Upper Intermediate to Advanced cyclists. Please contact us to confirm shuttle times. “Durability, efficiency, and versatility are hallmarks of attractive bicycles.” – Bikepackers Magazine – March 2016. The route and the scenery was everything we had hoped for. After the Sieraa Abajo descent we will continue north, skirting around Canyonlands National Park to the West. Lizard Head Cycling Guides is proud to rent 2021 Scott Spark 930 mountain bikes. – Tim and Pamela, We are back home and had a wonderful adventure riding the 2nd week of the Hayduke trail. – Paul S. The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour is supported by a burly 4×4 pickup that carries water, personal gear, an outdoor kitchen, coolers of food (and beer), tents, spare parts, spare bikes, shade and camp chairs. First Previous Next Last. “Hayduke is a 27 plus steel hardtail with a trail bike attitude and impressive versatility.” – Dirt Rag Magazine – April 2015. 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. Summary. The riding is downright fun! Day 7: Cottonwood to Rocky Top Camp (37 miles/+2,521 feet), Day 8: Rocky Top to Dark Canyon Camp (21 miles/+2,135 feet), Day 9: Dark Canyon to Hammond Canyon Camp (32 miles/+3,325 feet), Day 10: Hammond Canyon Camp to Mushroom Camp (33 miles/+1,485 feet), Day 11: Mushroom Camp to Lockhart Camp (34 miles/+710 feet), Day 12: Lockhart Camp to Moab (44 miles/+3,195 feet). Lizard Head Cycling recommends shipping with BikeFlights.com. From the top of the Waterpocket Fold we will get our first look at the infamously rugged Henry Mountains. If one is flying to week #2 of the Hayduke Tour (Henry Mountains to Moab), then fly into A Labor of Love After breakfast riders pack a lunch and set off on the trail. 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. Hiking the entire route requires at least three months, though like other long trails it can be broken into smaller segments. confirmation to confirm these details. It was pioneered in the late-1990’s by Joe Mitchell and Mike Coronella, who spent hundreds of days exploring the region. The versatile Portage dropout system was designed for riders to easily switch drivetrain types, hub widths, wheel sizes, chainstay lengths, and accept racks. Hayduke Trail Data Book, Distances, Elevation Profiles, Climate, Resupply and more! 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. section with all tour details including pricing. It is important that guests are in one hotel so Archived. Camper’s Gear: Rental Tent, Ground-Cot or Pad & Sleeping Bag United Adobo › Forums › Activity Schedules (Rides, Hikes, etc.) For Hikers: • Most up-to-date trail and town data crowdsourced by thousands of hikers. If your build timeline changes, Esker will reach out to you. Hayduke started with a vision for the perfect hardtail. 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. hotel in Moab where guests should make their post tour reservations. XS - 2589g, SM - 2642g, MD - 2765g, LG - 2837g, XL - 2899g - Weight includes dropouts, axle, seat collar, and cable guides, Seatpost collar, rear axle, sliding 148mm dropout, Wolftooth Components headset, 34.9 clamp, 31.6 post, internally routed / Dropper lengths, XS: 120, S:120, M: 150, L: 150, XL: 150. *Bring 4 riders & receive a $200- per person/12-day tour discount Along the way, guests will have numerous opportunities to contemplate the meaning of it all while gazing down into the Dark Canyon, a 2,500-foot deep canyon wilderness area that was designated for its deep canyon graced with unique steep sandstone cliffs and a vast archaeological record. Guides in camp will prepare all meals. Rock shaped by 50-million years of water has sculpted a jaw-dropping landscape of weird and wild shapes. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts June 9, 2017 at 10:09 am #225757 PaulParticipant Hey everyone I’m planning on […] Tour Support Although the Hayduke tour is challenging in nature, it is not a death march! Still, it does exist, and it’s one of the most rewarding trails in the world – but only if you’re up to the challenge of hiking it. 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. Colorado and shuttle guests to St. George. Regional Airport - SGU) which is serviced by Delta, American and United with limited daily flights. One guide rides and the other drives the truck. Didn't see much on this sub in terms of gear lists for desert routes so I thought I'd post mine. Clicky-click the red button! On the post tour morning Lizard Head Cycling provides a complimentary shuttle from Boulder marks the start of the Burr Trail and 60+ miles of  incredibly scenic biking with thousands of feet of elevation gain and loss. From Big Water cyclists embark on a 220 mile mountain bike odyssey into Utah’s otherworldly back-of-beyond terrain. NOTE: Guests are responsible for their own post tour lodging in Moab (see confirmation document for hotel details). We made it to the South Rim. Henry Mountains) ends in the Henry Mountains where riders enjoy a final farewell dinner with the group and stay During these months if there are no clouds, expect average high temperatures in the lower desert (below 6,000-feet) in low to mid 80’s and in the mountains (above 8,000-feet) expect highs in the upper 70’s. Please contact us for additional details at 970.728.5891 or info@lizardheadcyclingguides.com. Our 9-Day Hardcore Hayduke option (8-days of riding with a weather contingency day) averages 55-miles per day on dirt and as a result is only for cyclists who have previously ridden this type of mileage on consecutive days. St George, UT 84790 Hope to see you again in the near future. Please note that rooms at this rate are The Hayduke Trail is a beautiful trail, and I didn’t even see any of the really nice sections during my short section hike of Section 7. IMPORTANT: Please wait for Electronics & Charging The Hayduke Trail Reference It’s now been over ten years since Mike Coronella and Joe Mitchell published the guidebook for The Hayduke Trail . Ability Level: Upper Intermediate (3)  to Advanced (3/4)  The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour is a MTB tour that seeks out backcountry exploration. Guides on the day prior (Day 0) to the tour's official start date at the Courtyard Marriott in Grand Junction, Below are the daily elevation profiles for Week-Two of the Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. Lizard Head Cycling offers rental of late model camping gear. Thank you for putting together such an awesome route to experience the back country of Utah. The ground cots are two inches above the ground and allows campers to sleep on one’s side. It has a length of 812 miles (1307 kilometers), and is best hiked during March - May, or September - November. Meeting Time Week #2 Hayduke (Henry Mountains to Moab) meets at 12:00 PM noon on the day prior (Day 0) MTB bike 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. The tour’s fitness level is aimed at upper-intermediate to advanced fitness levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. All guests are responsible for their own post-tour lodging in Moab, UT. Riders wake in the morning to the echo of the coffee call off the canyon walls, followed by a hearty breakfast of eggs, bacon, muesli, fruit, nuts, yogurt, etc. The southwest is canyon country and it's extremely remote. NOTE: Clients must have experience on a similar length road or dirt tour to ride the Hardcore Hayduke. Thank you once more for providing us with a wonderful experience. Bikes can be shipped either to our partner In the original gui… 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. Every aspect exceeded my expectations, especially DeAnne and David. The Hayduke Trail MTB Tour is not an overly technical ride; it is a spectacular “gravel grinder” type tour on small, rugged and remote jeep roads. ☛ Bicycling: Bears Ears National Monument – This Bikepacking Paradise May Soon Be Filled With Oil Wells, ☛ Early MTB Multi-Day Pioneers: First Mountain Bike Traverse of the White Rim Road, Canyonlands UT. 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. 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. 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." Hey ultralighters I'm heading out for a hayduke trail thru in a couple weeks. Please view this itinerary as an outline as to what to expect on this tour. The Hayduke Trail is an extremely challenging, 800-mile backcountry route through some of the most rugged and breathtaking landscapes on earth. Tour size is limited to about 13 clients. On Day 3 the route intersects Utah’s Highway 12 (aka hole-in-the-rock road). The terrain ranges from rugged jeep roads, to rocky streams, sand and mountain dirt. Bonus Ride - Wolverine Loop (23 miles/+2,060 feet), Day 5: Cedar Mesa to McMillan Camp (27 miles/+3,855 feet), Day 6: McMillan Campground to Cottonwood Campground (21 miles/+2,145 feet), Day 6: E.F.I Bonus Ride - Poison Springs Out & Back (48 miles/+2,990 feet). It is a welcomed relief to those who have just conquered the Henry's and an excellent warm up opportunity for those just getting on board. Ride the entire Hayduke Trail tour in just 9-days!Photo: Jake Stangel / jakestangel.com. Below are the daily elevation profiles for Week-One of the Hayduke Trail MTB Tour. Meals include: Dutch oven lasagna, wild salmon, grilled chicken, salads, quinoa, fruits and lots of seasonal veggies. › Hayduke Trail , Utah This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Paul 3 years, 5 months ago. 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. There are also a large variety of high capacity USB battery packs (16000mAh or greater) that would also work well for multiple recharges of your devices such as those from Anker, RAVPower, and others. – James, Li and I joined the ride the last 5 days, and we had more fun than we could possibly have imagined! The 78-mile road is mostly smooth sailing (when it is dry) on a mixed clay with the occasional choppy section. WEEK #2 LOGISTICS: Henry Mountains to Moab, Utah. The meeting hotel is the Courtyard Marriott in St. George, Utah. Sizing includes Small, Medium, Large and XL. Read the full review online here. The Spark 930 blends the featherweight lineage of its race focused cousin with the single track chops of a 120mm travel ripper - this bike is up for anything. This mountain bike primary trail can be used one direction. A policy can be purchased individually through the sales link below Celebrate Bears Ears: Welcome to our New National Monument! Campground (800.644.9113) which is located diagonally across the street from the Moab Brewery. 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! 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