Great Divide Route Trip Summary & Epilogue

Riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route was an amazing experience, and we hope that sharing our journey here will inspire, inform and prepare others to embark on a similar adventure!

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions about the route. We plan to add more info to this website about our bikes & gear, general planning advice, FAQs, and online resources about the route in the near future.

Dates: August 9 to September 19, 2017

Trip Length: 37 riding days, 5 rest days

Total Distance: 2,725 miles (4,385 km)

Average Daily Distance: 73.6 miles/day (118.4 km/day)

Climbing: 161,347′ (49,178m)

Average Daily Climbing: 4,360′ (1,329m)

Route Geography: Banff, Alberta to Antelope Wells, New Mexico (Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico)

Trip Updates:


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New Mexico