Bikepack the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park, Utah & The Navajo Nation
Outside Magazine Includes Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park Tour as "Top 20 Trips of 2020"!
Interested in the Ute Mountain Ute The Tribal Park? It offers access to pristine, 1000-year-old Ancient Puebloan ruins and a stunning canyon landscape. Avoid the crowds, time constraints, and locked gates of Mesa Verde National Park, and explore one of the Southwest's best hidden secrets. Visit cliff dwellings, discover pottery (that you must leave behind!) and learn from Native American guides about the ancient people who preceded them. Check out our photo gallery, and read more about this special place in National Geographic.
*NEW* Bikepacking Utah - Beef Basin & Bridger Jack
Level 2/3 | Starts at $495
Meet your guide, Steve "Doom" Fassbinder, in Monticello at Roam Industry, (where you can rent a bike & gear) for a 2- to 3-day bikepacking tour of remote dirt roads in the Manti-La Sal National Forest and the Beef Basin and Bridger Jack areas. Check out wild hoodoos, stunning desert landscapes and snow-capped mountains. Co-create your tour with our head guide, Steve "Doom" Fassbinder. Two or more people required to schedule a tour. Choose your own start dates. Email Doom today for details.
3-Day Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park Bikepacking Tour
Level 2 | $895
For this out and back tour, you'll ride 10 miles down to Scullbinder Ranch (we'll shuttle your gear). Pack, check out the mountain bike trails and pump track, dine under the stars, and fall asleep in a cozy glamping tent by the Mancos River. Day 2, ride 10 miles down into the Tribal Park to meet a Ute Mountain Ute guide for a tour of the remote "Two-Story Cliff House" ruins. Camp, and ride back to the Ranch on day 3. Email us to schedule your preferred dates, or sign up below. Add a gourmet meal to your group's itinerary!
4-Day Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park Bikepacking Tour
Level 3+ | $1095
The first two days of this 4-day bikepacking loop follow the same schedule as the Level 1 course, but on day 3 you'll ride 14 miles uphill to Lion Canyon to tour additional ruins with your Ute guide, and then camp that night on the canyon rim. Day 4, ride a long, but not too burly 40 miles through the Tribal Park and Cherry Creek Valley back to the Mancos Brewery. Email us to schedule your preferred dates, or sign up below. Stay an extra night at the Ranch to wrap up your adventure to Mesa Verde Country!
1- & 2-Day Tribal Park Tours
Level 2+ | $525
The 2-day intermediate tour starts at 1p.m. and includes a 9-mile ride into the Tribal Park, camping, and, on day 2, a tour of remote ruins and a ride back to the Ranch. Email us to schedule a tour, or sign up for a scheduled date below.
Level 4+ | $295
The 1-day advanced tour starts at 7a.m. at the Mancos Brewery, and includes a 10-mile ride into the Tribal Park, a hike and tour of remote ruins and a ride back to the Ranch. For experienced, fit cylists only! Email us to choose a date, or sign up for a scheduled tour below.
3-Day Ladies Intro to Bikepacking - Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park
Level 2 | $825-$925
On this women-focused tour, you’ll gain all the skills you’d learn on any of our other skills-building tours, but you’ll practice in the company of women. Learn bike handling skills, how to pack your bike for a multi-day bikepacking adventures, and backcountry maintenance techniques. And while you do it, enjoy exploring some of the Ancient Puebloan Ruins in the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Park. Spend a night at Scullbinder Ranch, and enjoy a dinner under the stars and a light breakfast. Schedule a tour for your group today!
2-Day Comb Ridge - Navajo Reservation Tour
Level 4 | Prices Vary
Meet your Navajo Guide Jon Yazzie in Kayenta, 11a.m. on Day 1 for an out-and-back Bikepacking Tour to some popular northeast Navajoland destinations. Enjoy panoramic views of the park sandstone formations, from Elk Ridge to Bears Ears. This moderately strenuous six-hour, 20-mile ride follows double track, sand dunes and sand stone shelves. Fat bikes recommended; plus bikes will work. For self-sufficient, experienced bikepackers only! Max three people. Rent bikes/gear from Roam Industry. $100 delivery fee.