Skinny Tire Festival

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 at 8:00am

Aarchway Inn
1151 North Highway 191
Moab, UT 84532

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Moab contains some of the best road biking in the world. There are hundreds of miles of paved roads in and out of the world-class scenery that is known by every adventure seeker globally.

This 4 day festival rides the best of the best:

-Arches National Park

-Along the mighty Colorado River

-Dead Horse Point State Park and back.

4-Day or 2-Day Options

The four rides of the Festival highlight Moab's different riding opportunities. Two days follow the mighty Colorado River corridor, both up-stream and downstream. The other two days leave the valley and climb the beautiful canyon roads into red rock country visiting Dead Horse Point State Park and Arches National Park.

DAY 4: River Portal, Potash Road

Mileage: 38 miles, Detailed GPS Map

Elevation Change: 500'

# of Riders: Unlimited

Shorter Option? No

Start: Start on your own, support provided 8am-1pm

Lunch: Not Provided

Highway 279 is a favorite among local roadies because of its unbroken cadence. After passing through "The Portal," the Colorado River begins its cut through the impressive sandstone. The road meanders alongside the tranquil river, maintaining a flat profile through some of the most astounding topography imaginable. Red rock walls rise hundreds of feet straight up from the shoulder of the road as it cuts tightly along the river. For miles you'll spot climbers plying the walls next to 1,000-year-old Anasazi petroglyphs carved in the ancient rock wall.

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