The Chihuahuan Connector

 

Region: Arizona and New Mexico

Season: Spring or Fall

Miles: 283   |   Elevation: 11,800′ / 13,800′

Days Out: 4-6   |   Tire Size: ≥ 2”

Difficulty: 4.5/10 Physical   |  4/10 Technical

 

The Chihuahuan Connector links the WWR near Tombstone, AZ to the GDMBR near Hachita, AZ across broad valleys, tall mountains, and rolling grasslands, past Chiricahua National Monument and the desert oasis of Cave Creek.

The Mogollon Connector

 

Region: Arizona and New Mexico

Season: Late Spring to Fall

Miles: 356   |   Elevation: 25,800′ / 22,500′

Days Out: 5-7   |   Tire Size: ≥ 2”

Difficulty: 6/10 Physical   |  5.5/10 Technical

 

The Mogollon Connector links the WWR near Forest Lakes, AZ to the GDMBR near Truth or Consequences, NM. It traverses the ponderosa pines of Arizona’s high country, across volcanic fields, past the White Mountains, and through the Blue River Canyon.

The TransRockies Connector

 

Region: Utah and Colorado

Season: Summer to Early Fall

Miles: 947   |   Elevation: 76,100′ / 77,000′

Days Out: 14-22   |   Tire Size: ≥ 2.3”

Difficulty: 6/10 Physical   |  5/10 Technical

 

The TransRockies Connector links the WWR near Salt Lake City to the GDMBR at Salida, CO across the Wasatch Plateau, the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau, the MTB meccas of Moab and Crested Butte, and the majestic Rocky Mountains.

The Teton Connector

 

Region: Utah and Colorado

Season: Summer to Early Fall

Miles: 156   |   Elevation: 13,000′ / 12,000′

Days Out: 14-22   |   Tire Size: ≥ 2”

Difficulty: 5/10 Physical   |  4/10 Technical

 

The Teton Connector links the WWR near Blackfoot, ID to the GDMBR at Flagg Ranch, WYvia the Snake River Plain, the idyllic Teton Valley, and the rough Big Hole Mountains.⁠

The Bitterroot Connector

 

Region: Western Montana

Season: Summer to Early Fall

Miles: 128   |   Elevation: 7,000′ / 8,800′

Days Out: 2-3   |   Tire Size: ≥1.5”

Difficulty: 5/10 Physical   |   4/10 Technical

 

The Bitterroot Connector links the WWR near Darby, MT to the GDMBR near Wise River, MT by way of stunning Sapphire Mountains, Georgetown Lake, and the small mining town of Anaconda.⁠

The Lolo Connector

 

Region: Western Montana

Season: Summer to Early Fall

Miles: 143   |   Elevation: 11,000′ / 13,000′

Days Out: 2-3   |   Tire Size: ≥2″

Difficulty: 4/10 Physical   |   3.5/10 Technical

 

The Lolo Connector links the WWR near Superior, MT to the GDMBR near Seeley Lake, MT on quiet forest roads, climbing above the Clark Fork River to the rugged, scenic Rattlesnake Mountains.

Craters and Cinder Cones

 

Region: Central Arizona

Season: Late Spring or Fall

Miles: 184   |   Elevation: 12,000′

Days Out: 3+   |   Tire Size: ≥ 2.3”

Difficulty: 4.5/10 Physical   |   3.5/10 Technical

 

Craters and Cindercones follows quiet dirt roads and two-tracks through woodlands and grasslands among 800+ extinct volcanoes, from small cinder cones to the towering San Francisco Peaks.