Our routes are presented here so you can ride them on your own where you live during the July 18 – August 2nd time frame. Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow passage into Sidney Peak gated property for the 2-week window of riding time.
100 mile Bingham Built Gravel Gruel
Riders will head out of town on pavement over Rabbit Ears Pass before turning right onto dirt into the Buffalo Park. This route heads through National Forest land coming out to at the bottom of Gore Pass. Riders will travel along Highway 134 for a few miles before hitting the dirt again returning to Steamboat Springs via Lynx Pass, Stagecoach Reservoir, Sarvis Creek, and County Road 14. Riders return via pavement to Steamboat on River Road. E-bikes are NOT permitted.
Elevation Gain: 7,137 Ft
Actual Mileage: 98.1 Miles
Please be prepared to fix your own flats, repair your own bike, and carry enough fluids and energy to support yourself for the 100-mile ride.
Before registering for the gravel ride keep in mind the following:
- This is an extremely remote area. Always be aware of the distance to the next checkpoint, and be prepared to travel that distance with the supplies you carry.
- Minimum tire size recommended is 34 mm.
- Participants are responsible for their personal well-being and will have to make their own informed decisions. If you do not feel you are prepared to meet such a challenge, please consider an alternative route.
50 Mile Honey Stinger Gravel Ride
Note: Sidney Peak is not available this year and the updated route is below. The 50-mile gravel ride is the perfect entry-level gravel ride for most abilities and features a challenging yet rewarding terrain, truly a solid mix of pavement, gravel, and trails this route showcases a bit of it all!
E-bikes are NOT permitted.
Recommended tire size: 28-36 c. with moderate tread
Elevation gain: 2624ft
Actual Mileage: 54.5 miles
* 116 road ride has been suspended see FAQ
66-mile Glas Deffryn Ranch Yampa Loop
This route takes the rider through several beautiful ranching towns and will explore the base of the Flat Tops mountain range. Riders will go through Stagecoach before diverting south to Phippsburg. The route connects with the paved back roads along the base of the Flat Tops to Yampa, the “Gateway to the Flat Tops.” Riders return to Steamboat via Oak Creek and the Oak Creek Canyon before following the scenic River Road to the Finish. E-bikes are NOT permitted.
Elevation Gain: 3,309 ft.
44-mile Mountain Valley Bank Oak Creek Loop
The 44-mile ride takes riders south over Yellow Jacket Pass to Stagecoach Reservoir. Riders will continue west and turn north to Oak Creek and then on down the canyon to River Road and return the back way to Steamboat. E-bikes permitted.
Elevation Gain: 1,846 ft.
26-mile Sidney Peak Loop
Note: Unfortunately we will not be able to allow passage into Sidney Peak gated property for the 2 week window of riding time.
This family-oriented Sidney Peak loop takes riders to Sidney Peak Ranch just south of Steamboat on CO131. E-bikes permitted.
Elevation Gain: 1030 ft.
Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust
When you ride the routes in Steamboat Springs and the Routt County area, you ride by more than just beautiful scenery. You are riding by hundreds of acres of conserved ranches and open space. Check out the map below to see what conserved lands you will be riding by on your ride.
NOTE: All roads are open to public traffic. For your safety, it is imperative that you be constantly aware of your surroundings. Therefore, headphones/earbuds are strictly forbidden.