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MOAB CENTURY TOUR: A Cycling Exploration through Moab’s Geographical Splendor

September 16, 2023 - September 17, 2023

For over two decades, the Moab Century Tour has captured the hearts of cyclists with its breathtaking routes winding through Moab’s unparalleled landscape. Over two days, you’ll climb through the towering La Sal Mountains, glide down red rock canyons, and pedal along the mighty Colorado River, taking in the rich tapestry of Moab’s wonders.

Why Ride?
Cycling isn’t just about fitness—it’s about fully immersing yourself in the world around you. Feel the gravitational pull on your tires, revel in the challenge of the climb, and savor the thrill of the descent. From your saddle, you’ll see Moab from a perspective few have experienced, journeying through paths only known to the privileged few.


DAY 1: Journey to Dead Horse Point State Park

  • Mileage: 60 miles View Map
  • Elevation Gain: 3800′
  • Starting Point: Aarchway Inn Hotel
  • Lunch: A hearty meal provided post route.

Route Description:
Kick off your journey on a scenic bike path leading past the iconic Arches National Park. Feel the elevation rise as you ascend from the valley, reaching the majestic mesa top overlooking Moab. Your destination: Dead Horse Point State Park, where you’ll be treated to a bird’s-eye view of the winding Colorado River, a dizzying two thousand feet below. The ride back promises a thrilling descent, concluding with a cruise past the Colorado River.

Note: Custom route options will be provided to registered cyclists ahead of the event.

DAY 2: The Legendary La Sal Mountain Loop Road

  • Mileage: 100 Kilometers View GPS Map
  • Elevation Gain: 5,500′
  • Starting Point: Aarchway Inn Hotel
  • Lunch: Sumptuous spread post route.

Route Description:
Prepare to be enthralled! Starting from Moab’s picturesque valley, you’ll ride into the verdant, aspen-rich environs of the La Sal Mountains. Marvel at Castle Valley’s red rock spires and be dwarfed by colossal sandstone cliffs guarding the Colorado River. This soul-stirring route is a testament to nature’s wonders and is capped at 300 cyclists to ensure a pristine experience.

For a deeper dive into the route, click here.

What to Bring:
Passion for cycling, respect for nature, and a desire to explore the untouched beauty of Moab.

To ensure you don’t miss this bucket-list-worthy adventure, reserve your spot today!


September 16, 2023
September 17, 2023
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