From Yreka (2,595 ft.), we begin the climb up Forest Mountain (4,097 ft.), then travel along Highway 3 to Fort Jones (2,744 ft.). From there the ride loops to Greenview, Quartz Valley, and back to Fort Jones. After that, riders head south along East Side road. Next is on to Callahan (3,123 ft.) then a climb up Gazelle Mountain (4,921 ft.) with magnificent views. Then a long downhill run to Gazelle (2,765 ft.) and onward to Yreka. Total vertical gain is approximately 4,600 feet. The supported event ride is the weekend after Labor Day and is not to be missed. The route and support are the best there is!!
*Caution* Event rides are intended to only be ridden during the supervised event. The routes below may contain hazards that are only made safe by event staff. For example, some routes may be high-speed traffic corridors, with no shoulder, that are closed to motorized traffic for the event. Further, some routes may be through private property that only have a public right of way access during the annual event. These routes are intended to only inform riders whom are planning on attending this event. To ride these event routes without event staff supervision is to ride at your own risk.
The Metric Half Century Ride (37 miles):
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The Metric Century Ride (64 miles):
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The Century ride (100 miles):
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