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*CANCELLED* Backcountry Bike & Packraft Maintenance Workshop & McPhee Reservoir Bikeraft Tour- 10 Spots Available

September 12 - September 13


CANCELLED — However, we can run private workshops for 4 or more. Email us for details.

Weekend Workshop: Backcountry Bike & Packraft Maintenance + Bikeraft Loop Tour

bike and packraft maintenance workshop

Day 1

Spend Saturday learning the basic packraft and bike maintenance skills you need to embark on a backcountry expeditions. Two of the foremost experts in the field, Jon Bailey and Ben Phillips, will be instructing the first day.

Day 2

Get out and bikeraft! We’ll be taking you on our 1-Day McPhee Reservoir – San Juan National Forest Loop Tour, which includes a seven-mile paddle on the reservoir and an eight-mile pedal on the stunning McPhee Overlook Trail.


This course includes two 3-hour morning and afternoon workshops. Workshops will have no more than six total people (including the instructor), they will be held outside, and masks will be required for the shuttle ride and/or for any time when strict social distancing of six feet cannot be maintained. We adhere to strict Covid Policies & Procedures.


This course will be taught by Class V packrafter and Alpacka Raft Boat Repairs Manager, Ben Phillips, and Ace Mountain Biker & Mechanic and founder of Bicycle Lemonade (Bike) Recycling Program, Jon Bailey. Steve “Doom” Fassbinder and Thad Ferrell will be leading the McPhee Reservoir – San Juan NF 1-Day Bikeraft Tour.

Details & Registration

Registration starts at 7a.m. Saturday. Arrive early so you can find a camping spot and get situated. Camp Friday night for an additional $50, dinner and light breakfast included.

Includes: One night of camping, lunches, Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast, tea and coffee, packrafting equipment if you don’t have it. Not included: bikes, cycling gear, snacks.

The workshop will be run entirely outside.  Saturday night camping is included, but you may also upgrade to a shared or private Glamping Tent. Limit 10 participants, and we will only run it if we get at least six people signed up. If the workshop does not run, we will offer 100% refunds. Email Lizzy to register.


September 12
September 13
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Lizzy Scully


Scullbinder Ranch
137 County Road 41
Mancos, CO 81328 United States
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