Total Mileage
Group Size
Fundraising Commitment
Trip Length
4 Days
Daily Mileage
Bike type
Mountain Bike (rentals available)
Registration fee

This bucket-list trip offers some of the best cycling and scenic views in all of the American Southwest. The Kaibab Plateau overlooking the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is truly a special place and it is some of the most remote country in the continental USA. Rising high above the magnificent canyons carved by the Colorado River, the Kaibab Plateau offers outstanding mountain biking combined with spectacular scenery. The trails are largely through Ponderosa Pine and Aspen forests with rolling terrain between 8,000 and 9,000 feet. This classic tour is a must for anyone visiting canyon country, offering a perfect combination of great riding and spectacular scenery. This is mountain biking at its best with winding singletrack and stunning views into the Grand Canyon.

The combination of high desert vistas, forest trails, and alpine meadows makes for an incredibly scenic route. Riders of varying abilities will enjoy the terrain that offers a choice of riding options from secluded forest roads to more challenging singletrack.

Our local guides and our Climate Ride team will take care of all the details, allowing us to ride, connect, and see the national park in the most intimate way possible – by bike! Plus, we overnight in beautiful backcountry camps overlooking the Grand Canyon.

This trip is rated intermediate. The trail conditions are mostly moderate, with higher elevation, and the short technical sections of the trail raise the rating from moderate to intermediate. 

It is well-suited for road cyclists who can get comfortable on a mountain bike.  Riders with some mountain bike experience, and a strong fitness level, along with an adventurous spirit may be suitable for an intermediate tour. There are shorter options each day. Or if you wish for extra mileage, there will be options on most days.

This tour is operated in conjunction with the outfitter, Rim Tours which is permitted to operate in the areas we ride.

Climate Ride charitable events bring together bright minds, breathtaking routes for all cycling abilities, and an unforgettable combination of passion and purpose. On this event, you can choose from our full list of beneficiaries and proceeds will be distributed to the Climate Ride grants program based on your beneficiary selection. Participants may select their beneficiaries from our list of more than 100 extraordinary non-profit organizations.

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