GDMBR Colorado: Things That Worked, Things That Didn’t30 Sep 7 Neil Beltchenko / tips
Neil Beltchenko just rode the Colorado portion of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route in less than two and a half days. In this reflection, he shares a few things that worked well during the ride, and others that didn’t…
Out There: Laura & Katie in The Great Basin1 Nov 17 Logan Watts / video
Wyoming’s Great Basin is a lonely and flat, yet formidable obstacle on the Tour Divide. Here’s a nice little video featuring Blackburn Rangers Laura and Katie as they tackle this 134 mile section of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route…
105 mi. / 169 km3 days
Red Meadow Pass Loop, Montana53 Jul 21 Guest Routes USAA lovely weekend dirt wander that takes in Montana's Whitefish Range, set just west of Glacier's staggering peaks and chock-full of dirt roads, singletrack, and stunning views. Named after a classic point along the GDMBR, the route climbs to the 5600' Red Meadow Pass and continues along a vehicle-free dirt road meandering in the laps of giants in Glacier National Park.
Josh Kato’s 2016 Tour Divide Rig: A Cutthroat Gear List26 Jun 6 Josh Kato / gear-lists
Last year, Josh Kato hauled 48 pounds (21.8kg) worth of kit on his record breaking Tour Divide. This year, he dropped the total gear weight by 11 pounds (5kg). Will it help him break last year’s record? We’ll have to wait until Friday to follow along. Here’s Josh’s full kit, down to the sawed off toothbrush.
North of Eden: Bikepacking the CDT9 May 9 Guest / plog
On May 1, of 2015, Dylan Kentch set out to ride northbound on the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) from Crazy Cook Monument at the Mexico border to Alberta, Canada, just north of Glacier National Park. Here’s the story…
52 mi. / 84 km2-3 days
Family Bikepacking on Aspen Ridge, Salida, Colorado.51 Nov 5 Cass Gilbert USAThe Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is, without doubt, an epic ride. But cut it down into bite size portions, and it has all the ingredients for a series of wonderful family bikepacking adventures. Which is where the inspiration for this ride comes from. As family bikepacking goes, it doesn’t get much better than the high grasslands and aspen groves above Salida, Colorado... especially during the technicolored splendour of fall.