40.4 miles
Distance
7,420 ft
Climb
-7,418 ft
Descent
1.3 miles
High Point

Featuring trails in the world class Lunch Loops trail system, Butterknife trail and more; the Grand's 15, 30 & 40 mile courses start and finish on Main St. in downtown Grand Junction.

With 3-days of festival, a massive industry expo and live music, this Epic Rides Off-Road Series event offers riders an authentic cross country mountain bike experience punctuated by the opportunity to be immersed in the mountain bike industry's laid back vibe.

Each participant is sure to receive great gratification through the wine country inspired finishers stemless wine glass, the locally sourced bottles of vino for top five finishers, or the $30,000 Pro Cash purse (a rare equal payout to male/female categories).

Participants & non-riding attendees are encouraged to enjoy Grand Junction's outdoor enthusiast opportunities coupled with its Main Street inspired downtown including kid's soft play areas, road rides in the National Monument, SUP'ing the Colorado River, touring the local vineyards by bike, and some of the country's best trails (think Fruita, Palisade, +).

Fundraising: A portion of the funds raised through the Grand Junction Off-Road presented by U.S. Bank will benefit the Community Food Bank of Grand Junction. In addition to the cash donation made at time of registration, Epic Rides respectfully requests that all participants and concert attendees bring two canned goods for donation at the food bank's tent in the event expo.

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Trails in Route

Andys Loop2.6 miles
Third Flats Road633 ft
Butterknife6.1 miles
Tabeguache Trail2.1 miles
High Noon1,532 ft
Eagle Tail5,030 ft
Gunny Loop4,570 ft
To Ribbon571 ft
Gunny Cutoff367 ft
Gunny Acc348 ft
Gunny Acc West623 ft
Moto338 ft
Moto Cross610 ft
Pet E Kes974 ft
Twist-n-shout2.1 miles

Details

  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Grand Junction Off-Road - 40 Grand mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,552 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,588 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,589 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -54.164%
  • Grade min
    58.599%
  • Distance climb
    20.4 miles
  • Distance down
    17.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2.7 miles
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Featuring trails in the world class Lunch Loops trail system, Butterknife trail and more; the Grand's 15, 30 & 40 mile courses start and...
Hitting the trail
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Nov 28, 2015
having lots of fun at the pump track. staying at the jumps so i hit a trail.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Eagle Tail
Aug 20, 2016 @ 9:18pm
Aug 20, 2016
Muddy in a few areas where the trail stays in the shade.
Andys Loop
Aug 20, 2016 @ 9:18pm
Aug 20, 2016
Muddy in the lower washes. Could be bad in the Canyon
Moto Cross
Apr 23, 2016 @ 5:31am
Apr 23, 2016
Butterknife
Nov 10, 2015 @ 6:38pm
Nov 10, 2015
Tabeguache Trail
Sep 15, 2015 @ 10:35am
Sep 15, 2015
We tried riding today after some rain, and it didn't bode well. The clay mud was incredibly unrideable. Wait a day or so for it to dry out.
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