Bike Festival Group Rides

GROUP RIDE DESCRIPTIONS​

TOUR “D” GHEE RIDE

Estimated Time is 2 - 3 Hours

Beginner / Intermediate Cross Country Loop
Starting at the Targhee plaza we can tailor this ride to the groups’ abilities and the bailout options are numerous. Targhee has built miles of trails, all with perfect gradients and bermed corners to play on. On the beginner side of trails, but equally fun for the intermediate rider, Greenhorn, Jolly Green Giants, Land of the Lost, and Roundabout will get you accustomed to the Targhee-style of trail. If the group desires, the ride can head out toward the Peaked side of the trail system OR to the Rick’s Basin side of the trail system. All options include fun, flowy terrain and bailout options.

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PHILLIPS RIDGE TRAIL

Estimated Time is 4 Hours

Advanced Teton Pass Cross Country Loop
Climb up the paved old pass bike path from the Stagecoach parking area, then jump on sweet forested singletrack featuring rocks, roots, and some of the best switchback turns anywhere. Outstanding views of the Jackson Hole side of the Tetons. Spin back along beautiful Flat Creek Road to the Stagecoach bar for a cold one.), Meet at Stagecoach Bar in Wilson, WY (1 Hour drive from Grand Targhee).

MAIL CABIN TO MIKESELL ADVENTURE RIDE

Estimated Time is 4 Hours

Intrepid / Advanced Cross Country Adventure
A mellow pedal up Mail Cabin Creek to the lung challenging climb (rerouted two years ago, still a grunt!) to the top of the ridge looking down into upper Palisades Creek drainages to the south (stunning views!). Ride along the ridge along the backside of Oliver Peak to the fast descent down Mikesell Canyon to the Mike Harris parking lot and the start of Nemo’s. Up Nemo’s to the intersection of Grumpy’s and Ladyslipper. Take the brand new Ladyslipper trail through the trees behind Teton Springs to the Pole Canyon parking lot.

ANDY’S TO MILLCREEK SHUTTLE RIDE

Estimated Time is 1 - 2 Hours

Intermediate Downhill / Cross Country
Starting at Targhee’s plaza, Andy’s Trail contours and climbs through the forest, then pops out onto the ridge with gorgeous views. Challenge yourself on the banked turns of Colter’s Escape fast descent. Then take a break to enjoy the view of the Tetons before descending the rest of Mill Creek. Over 1500 feet of descent. Meet at Festival Info Booth. Be sure to sign up, shuttle space is limited. Shuttle service provided by Hoback Sports.

SOUTHERN VALLEY RALLY

Estimated Time is 1 - 2 Hours

Beginner / Intermediate Cross Country
Take the shuttle from the base area to Mike Harris Camp Ground, explores the fun twisting and turning trails at the base of Teton Pass just south of Victor. A fun climb up Nemo’s and a lollypop loop around Grumpy’s. This is a great ride for beginners who are looking to boost their confidence and have some serious fun. Back in time for lunch.

BIG HOLE ADVENTURE

Estimated Time is 2 - 3 Hours

Intermediate Cross Country
Take the shuttle from the base area at 9:00am, riders will be dropped off in Horseshoe Canyon, with a wide variety of loops and endless trail connecting back to the start. Choose to climb either Bovine Bliss or Channel Lock then connect one to the other accessing, South Bound, Sharks Belly, Bumper Cody. There will be a leader for riders who prefer to ride with a group, other riders may branch out on their own to explore with a set time to load back onto the shuttle. Back in time for lunch.

Gravel Ride

Estimated Time is 1 - 2 Hours

Intermediate Distance Gravel Ride
Come see what the buzz is about on some of the best gravel rides in the west. Expansive views and western landmarks dot your path along the way. The beauty of the Teton cathederal group will remain a constant reminder of how wild this region is. Participants will meet at Fitzgerald’s Bicycles in Victor for some Doma Coffee. Rentals of gravel bikes will be free to paid registrants. After being fitted with a Salsa bike from Fitzgerald’s fleet, you will do a 1.5 hour ride on the beautiful roads in the southern part of Teton Valley.