Long course

(153.4 km)

Skill Level


Elevation gain

Short course

(46 km)

Skill Level


Elevation gain - Short route


Choose a route that works for you on the Ride of the Ancients. These rides through the San Juan National Forest are perfect for your inner gravel lover, and especially those of you who like to climb! Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut erat augue, pharetra vitae pulvinar eu, porttitor bibendum dui. In consectetur efficitur urna, et facilisis est. Donec quis lectus bibendum, hendrerit odio a, consequat sem. In hac habitasse platea dictumst. In erat mi, interdum et aliquet a, tempor quis turpis. Donec congue, justo a mattis pharetra, arcu enim viverra sem, eu euismod lectus mi eget tellus. Aliquam vehicula porttitor velit et rutrum.

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Travel Tips

  • Parking is usually ample at the trailhead, but if not, the Needles Country Store parking can be used.

  • Ride fuel and snack like bars, dried fruit, candy, etc.. can be found at the nearby Country Store.

  • Make sure to leave the two cattle gates that you enter the trail through the way you found it.

  • Be sure to watch out for downhill traffic when entering the Purgatory bike park and Divinity flow trail.


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