Best of Moab & Fruita

Best of Moab & Fruita

  • April 28 - May 4, 2019
  • 7 Days
  • $3550 CAD/person
  • Descend/Climb Ratio: 60/40

Ride the best trails in Moab Utah and Fruita Colorado on this singletrack mtb trip featuring incredible slickrock riding, challenging technical climbing, fast flowing descents, and exposed rocky ledges! Ride some of the most sought after trails on the planet, including the 18 Road Trails, Captain Ahab, the IMBA Epic Whole Enchilada, and much more!

Moab is a mountain bikers paradise, perfectly situated in one of the most unique red rock landscapes you’ll ever see, making it one of the top mountain biking destinations in the whole world! Nearby Fruita Colorado is an up and coming mecca in its own right, with some of the most fun and challenging riding you can find, making it a must-ride for any hardcore mountain biker. We’ve combined these two great locations and partnered with expert local guides* to bring you all of our favourite rides, rolled into in one unforgettable week!

This trip is suitable for intermediate and advanced riders with a moderate to strong level of fitness. Having a 4:1 guest to guide ratio and tons of trails to choose from means you’ll find just the right group to keep pace with for the perfect length of ride.

* This trip is run in partnership with Rim Tours, who have all of the required local land use permits.

Trip Overview

    Day 1 - Arrival and Warm-up Ride

    • Fly or drive to Moab and meet your guides and the rest of the group at 1pm.
    • Build your bikes and get your suspension dialled before we head out for an afternoon warm up ride on some classic Moab singletrack.
    • Settle into your lodge accommodations and fuel up a hearty meal and some tasty local microbrews.

    Day 2 - Mag 7 & Navajo Rocks

    • After a big breakfast we’ll shuttle up to the top of the Mag 7 trail system and start with a super fun downhill ride on trails like Bull Run and Getaway.
    • We’ll climb back up twisty and playful singletracks to the top of the Navajo Rocks trail system and gear up for another ridiculously fun descent!
    • After a fun full day of riding cold beers await deserving cheers and we’ll have another big dinner back at the lodge.

    Day 3 - The Whole Enchilada

    • Today’s ride is one for the books - 50 plus km’s with almost 8,000 feet of descending!
    • Burro Pass, Hazard County, Kokopelli Down, UPS, LPS, and Porcupine Rim all combine to link up this truly Epic ride.
    • After a big day we’ll clean up and head to the Slickrock area for an amazing sunset and dinner prepared by our friends at Rim Tours.

    Day 4 - Hymasa, Captain Ahab & Klondike Bluffs

    • Another bucket list ride this morning as we head to the Amasa Back area for a fun climb up Hymasa and down the world famous Captain Ahab descent.
    • After lunch we’ll shuttle to the Klondike Bluffs area for another couple hours of awesome slickrock riding!
    • We’ll transfer to Fruita, CO. this evening for dinner and rest up for three more big days of riding.

    Day 5 - Kokopelli Loops

    • Be sure to eat a whole lotta food for breakfast today, because you’ll need it - it’s a big day in the saddle.
    • Our ride today will combine of the famous Horsethief Bench Trail, Mary’s Loop, and several other trails in the area, combining for almost 40 km of sweet singletrack!
    • Stroll through the charming downtown area of Fruita tonight and sip on local craft beers before another delicious dinner catered into our lodge.

    Day 6 - Lunch Loops

    • A quick drive to Grand Junction this morning and a shuttle up to the top of the Ribbon trail.
    • We’ll drop in on another amazing downhill before spending the rest of the day linking up all the best trails in this popular riding network.
    • It’s our last evening together so we’ll head into town to celebrate with a group dinner at our favourite local restaurant.

    Day 7 - 18 Road Trails and Depart

    • This morning we’ll hit up some famously fun trails like PBR, Zippity-Do-Da, and Joe’s Ridge.
    • These are some of the most fun and fast trails you’ll ride anywhere on the planet - mother nature’s roller coaster!
    • After a few hours and about 20 km’s of riding we’ll say our goodbyes and you’ll head out to catch your afternoon flights, drive back home, or extend your stay and keep riding.

What's Included

  • 6 nights of double occupancy accommodations in executive style lodging
    • Private room supplement: C$755
  • All meals! Breakfast and dinner every day, plus packed lunches on all full ride days
  • MTB ride nutrition
  • Small Groups! This trip features a 4:1 guest to guide ratio and a maximum of 12 guests
  • Seven days of professionally guided riding on world class singletrack
  • Dedicated on-site trip leader
  • Trip planning and packing assistance
    • We'll send you a detailed trip packing list and all the important information
  • Professional photography during each day of the trip
  • Bike maintenance support plus access to a full tool kit, repair stands, and cleaning supplies from Muc-Off
  • Secure bike storage and laundry facilities at all accommodations
  • All transportation to and from trailheads, including three massive shuttle drops
  • A $50(USD) gift card to spend on gear at Worldwide Cyclery in Moab
  • Your first ice-cold beverage at the end of each day's ride

Not Included

  • Flights and/or transportation to Moab Utah and from Fruita Colorado
    • SLC and GJT are nearby airports. It’s even possible to fly directly into Moab if you don’t want to deal with driving at all - we’ll come pick you up
  • Mandatory travel / medical / evacuation insurance
  • Bikes and riding gear
    • Bike rentals are available at checkout
  • Alcoholic beverages, aside from your first ice-cold après beer daily
  • Gratuities for your guides - a sign of a job well done
  • Skill Level 4 / Fitness Level 3-4
  • All-mountain/enduro bike required