Utah Back Country Discovery Route ( UTBDR) is a rolling scenic vista of trails and iconic sandstone towers, covering sections of the high Uintas, the Moab and Valley of the Gods, the endless remote trails add to the adventure.
The Moab Desert is the home to the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks where around each corner, red rock landscapes fill your visor. Moab’s year-round access to thousands of square miles of motorcycle adventure trails make this a sought after area to visit for those who want to take up the challenge.
The petrified sand dunes of Hells Revenge is a roller coaster ride with lots of steep climbs, hair raising descents with some trail sections which will challenges the most experienced of motorcycle adventurer. The Matterhorn of the Moab is seen as one of the world's best natural motorcycle playground.
The 12000ft backdrop of the La Sal Mountain range, Utah's second highest range, are permanently on display as we ride through Canyonlands and The Arches National Parks.
Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah and sees the start and finish of our adventures. This laid back city has everything for the experienced traveller.
9th September - day one: Leave UK and arrive in Salt Lake City
10th September - day two: This morning we will meet the bikes, fill out the paperwork and enjoy a scenic route up to Park City, this will give you time to get comfortable on the new bikes.
11th September - day three: We will all depart in the morning for a day trip around Park City exploring the trails and dirt roads giving us time to get use to the elevation and the bikes. This ride will cover a variety of terrain. Return to the same hotel.
12th September - day four: We will depart at 7:00am and access the Utah Back Country Discovery Route (UTBDR). This route runs the length of the state sticking to mostly dirt roads and hitting interesting points along the way. This will be a long day covering 180 miles arriving around 7:00pm in the evening.
13th September - day five: This section allows for fast fun dirt roads complete with scenic vista and dinosaur quarry. We will arrive early enough to either continue riding the area or rest up for day six.
14th September - day six: We will tackle one of our favourite riding areas in Utah, sand dunes and slick rock trails that will challenge every skill set. Support truck with additional guide will be available incase the group decides they want to split based on ability or interest. We will have extra fuel at the support truck and be able to ride here as long the group wants. We will return to the same hotel as the night before.
15th September - day seven: We will be entering the most unique part of the state providing unreal vistas and unique rock formations. We will be able to take our time arriving in Moab before dinner time. We will get checked into our hotel and go on an afternoon/early evening ride on Hells Revenge Trail
16th September - day eight: Will all be spent in Moab. If the group is interested we can also work in some National Parks that are amazing to see but does mean some tarmac riding.
17th September - day nine: We continue riding in the Moab Desert in the sand and over the rocks.
18th September - day ten: The last day in the Moab Desert to hone those skills and put the sand riding demons to bed.
19th September - day eleven: We will depart early and travel south gaining elevation and seeing the high peaks of the La Sal Mountains near 13,000 feet providing an eagles eye view of Southern Utah.
20th September - day twelve: We will ride south on the road and swing back north to tackle the hardest section of the UTBDR that can require a team effort and may bruise an ego or two.
21st September - day thirteen: Half day on the bikes as we ride back to Salt Lake City.
22nd September - day fourteen: Return back to the UK.
The adventure will use KTM 690 and KTM 790 Enduro bikes although there are KTM 1290 and KTM 500cc machines
PRICE £ per rider
£ single supplement
Tours available for groups or as individuals