Overnight; Bike Your Park, Dry Valley OHV Area

This year, 2020 needs no further introduction, Adventure Cycling's two member-lead events, Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park, were pushed around, pushed together, and in some cases made virtual. I decided to lead a ride despite the Moderate to Unhealthy air quality conditions we had been experiencing in the wake of the West's worst …

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From the Black Rock to High Points, 2019 Had Diverse Highlights!

From the Calico Mountains to the Black Rock Range I jumped into 2019 with grand plans of writing a bikepacking guide to the Black Rock High Rock Emigrant Trail National Conservation Area. With this focus I made 11 trips, primarily to Gerlach, to research routes to recommend the best riding experience. By no means did …

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Overnight; Bike Travel Weekend, Rye Patch Reservoir to Black Rock Desert

This finger of the Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails is a fantastic route to the Black Rock Desert I underestimated the effects of our spring thunderstorms on the route I had planned for Adventure Cycling Association's Bike Travel Weekend. The weather triggered some on the fly changes in our route and …

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