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Old 05-13-2010, 12:08 AM   #1
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"But we're on Adventure Bikes" (Southeastern Utah Tour)





The older I get, the more I find that I suffer from a serious case of wanderlust. I’ll lay in bed for hours perusing travel maps, connecting little dotted lines on a map, and dreaming of various routes around the western United States.
Living in Utah, and having friends that share this same disease makes me really look forward to these “adventure rides” when time, family, and budget permit. I do a lot of dirt biking, but adventure riding brings a different kind of satisfaction and enjoyment.
Myself and three friends (Brent, Charles, and Troy) lucked out with Mother Nature and enjoyed four awesome days covering many (but barely scratching the surface) of the great sights and backroads this region of the state have to offer.
We had a general route in mind, but were committed to take whatever route “turned our crank”, to stop when hungry and out of gas, to camp wherever we wanted, and just enjoy the ride.
Day 1
Our route started in Price Utah, heading immediately south to the northern region of the San Rafael Swell. The first stop was the Wedge Overlook. Despite riding in the Swell many times, I’ve never explored much of the northern region. The “Wedge” is sometimes referred to as the little Grand Canyon. The views did not disappoint:
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We then continued south on Buckhorn Wash road (but first needed to consult one of the great San Rafael Swell travel maps) and across the San Rafael River near the swinging bridge eventually southwest on Oil Well Flat headed towards I-70 and Swasey’s Cabin.
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It was nice to get off the beaten path as there was a lot of traffic in Buckhorn for the middle of the day on a Wednesday.
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We made it to Swasey’s Cabin, and these good ol’ boys were there in the parking lot. Charles immediately began jawing with them and I found out he knew them (one was the father of one of his best friends from high school). These old guys were hilarious….out in the middle of the desert on a Wednesday enjoying the scenery, giving each other crap, and cracking dirty jokes. Good for them for enjoying life.
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After a pit stop, it was on to see the I-70 span bridges and down Eagle Canyon. I’ve always seen lots of pictures of this canyon, but never ridden it. Great views again.
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It was fun to ride something a little more technical on the big bikes, just enough to keep you on your toes. We continued south of I-70 towards the Copper Globe mine to do a little more exploring.
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Charles approves:
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These early settlers were tough!
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There was one guy at Copper Globe mine, but after that, we didn’t see a soul for the rest of the day, all the way to Caineville.
We headed in a southwesterly direction out into some very remote country that was awesome. We intended to hit the eastern boundary of Capitol Reef and then south through Cathedral Valley.
Through this whole area you had views to the west of the Thousand Lakes area with snow capped peaks, coupled with the remote desert of the valleys. The views were incredible! This was our first view of Thousand Lakes to the west.
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Lots of sandy washes that had been recently graded. You had to really stay alert because soft spots crept up on you quickly and it was easy to lose the front end.
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Sometimes you felt like you were riding on the moon. These weird symmetrically round lava rocks were laying in the middle of the sandstone….weird.
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We crossed the Muddy River in the middle of nowhere…good times.
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Daylight started to fade, and we knew we had to put some miles down. Brent and I were both operating on just a couple hours of sleep from the night before and Charles was getting hungry. When Charles gets hungry, he puts his head down, twists the throttle, and doesn’t stop, much like a cow headed to water. Here he goes, head down, throttle twisted, pursuing the scent of a big cheeseburger at Stan’s Burger Shack in Hanksville 50 miles away.
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But not before Brent would have to bum some really expensive gas from Charles in the middle of the desert. The big KTM is a little more thirsty than the KLR’s.
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With some persistence, we eventually made it to Highway 24 and Caineville.
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I hadn’t done my homework properly and thought Caineville had services…..not. So, with Brent riding on borrowed gas from Charles, me on reserve, Charles on reserve, and Troy ready to hit reserve at any minute, we motored down the highway towards Hanksville hoping to get a bite to eat and some fuel.
But not before Charles had to do the “secret KLR reserve shuffle” by tipping his bike sideways to eek out a little more fuel from the right side of the tank. He had to do this twice, but it got us into town…barely.
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We rolled into Stan’s Burger Shack and the Chevon at five minutes to 9:00. They closed at 9:00 but were gracious enough to feed a bunch of dusty and tired bikers.
We then backtracked down the highway looking for a spot to call home for the night. One of the part of adventure riding is pitching a tent and then waking up in the morning to see where you really ended up. This did not disappoint the next morning.
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We were camped at Factory Butte Utah between Caineville and Hanksville. For those not familiar with the area, it’s a very popular free ride area that was shut down by the enviro’s through litigation and lawsuits. Through the good efforts of USA-All, some of it was opened back up recently. If you don’t belong to you USA-All you should. This is the real deal, and these are the areas we risk losing if you don’t get involved.
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Old 05-13-2010, 06:55 AM   #3
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Sorry about the bad post above, but for some reason I can't edit it. I'm going to try and break this into smaller chunks:


The older I get, the more I find that I suffer from a serious case of wanderlust. I’ll lay in bed for hours perusing travel maps, connecting little dotted lines on a map, and dreaming of various routes around the western United States.

Living in Utah, and having friends that share this same disease makes me really look forward to these “adventure rides” when time, family, and budget permit. I do a lot of dirt biking, but adventure riding brings a different kind of satisfaction and enjoyment.

Myself and three friends (Brent, Charles, and Troy) lucked out with Mother Nature and enjoyed four awesome days covering many (but barely scratching the surface) of the great sights and backroads this region of the state have to offer.

We had a general route in mind, but were committed to take whatever route “turned our crank”, to stop when hungry and out of gas, to camp wherever we wanted, and just enjoy the ride.

Day 1
Our route started in Price Utah, heading immediately south to the northern region of the San Rafael Swell. The first stop was the Wedge Overlook. Despite riding in the Swell many times, I’ve never explored much of the northern region. The “Wedge” is sometimes referred to as the little Grand Canyon. The views did not disappoint:

We then continued south on Buckhorn Wash road (but first needed to consult one of the great San Rafael Swell travel maps) and across the San Rafael River near the swinging bridge eventually southwest on Oil Well Flat headed towards I-70 and Swasey’s Cabin.



It was nice to get off the beaten path as there was a lot of traffic in Buckhorn for the middle of the day on a Wednesday.



We made it to Swasey’s Cabin, and these good ol’ boys were there in the parking lot. Charles immediately began jawing with them and I found out he knew them (one was the father of one of his best friends from high school). These old guys were hilarious….out in the middle of the desert on a Wednesday enjoying the scenery, giving each other crap, and cracking dirty jokes. Good for them for enjoying life.

After a pit stop, it was on to see the I-70 span bridges and down Eagle Canyon. I’ve always seen lots of pictures of this canyon, but never ridden it. Great views again.


It was fun to ride something a little more technical on the big bikes, just enough to keep you on your toes. We continued south of I-70 towards the Copper Globe mine to do a little more exploring.

Charles approves:

These early settlers were tough!



There was one guy at Copper Globe mine, but after that, we didn’t see a soul for the rest of the day, all the way to Caineville.
We headed in a southwesterly direction out into some very remote country that was awesome. We intended to hit the eastern boundary of Capitol Reef and then south through Cathedral Valley.
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Old 05-13-2010, 07:00 AM   #4
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Through this whole area you had views to the west of the Thousand Lakes area with snow capped peaks, coupled with the remote desert of the valleys. The views were incredible! This was our first view of Thousand Lakes to the west.

Lots of sandy washes that had been recently graded. You had to really stay alert because soft spots crept up on you quickly and it was easy to lose the front end.

Sometimes you felt like you were riding on the moon. These weird symmetrically round lava rocks were laying in the middle of the sandstone….weird.


We crossed the Muddy River in the middle of nowhere…good times.

Daylight started to fade, and we knew we had to put some miles down. Brent and I were both operating on just a couple hours of sleep from the night before and Charles was getting hungry. When Charles gets hungry, he puts his head down, twists the throttle, and doesn’t stop, much like a cow headed to water. Here he goes, head down, throttle twisted, pursuing the scent of a big cheeseburger at Stan’s Burger Shack in Hanksville 50 miles away.

But not before Brent would have to bum some really expensive gas from Charles in the middle of the desert. The big KTM is a little more thirsty than the KLR’s.

With some persistence, we eventually made it to Highway 24 and Caineville.

I hadn’t done my homework properly and thought Caineville had services…..not. So, with Brent riding on borrowed gas from Charles, me on reserve, Charles on reserve, and Troy ready to hit reserve at any minute, we motored down the highway towards Hanksville hoping to get a bite to eat and some fuel.
But not before Charles had to do the “secret KLR reserve shuffle” by tipping his bike sideways to eek out a little more fuel from the right side of the tank. He had to do this twice, but it got us into town…barely.

We rolled into Stan’s Burger Shack and the Chevon at five minutes to 9:00. They closed at 9:00 but were gracious enough to feed a bunch of dusty and tired bikers.
We then backtracked down the highway looking for a spot to call home for the night. One of the part of adventure riding is pitching a tent and then waking up in the morning to see where you really ended up. This did not disappoint the next morning.



We were camped at Factory Butte Utah between Caineville and Hanksville. For those not familiar with the area, it’s a very popular free ride area that was shut down by the enviro’s through litigation and lawsuits. Through the good efforts of USA-All, some of it was opened back up recently. If you don’t belong to you USA-All you should. This is the real deal, and these are the areas we risk losing if you don’t get involved.
We screwed around on the bentonite hills for a while that morning before hitting the highway. Charles trimmed up his fenders, located some grab-holds and tried busting out some heel-clickers, but all he did was scrape his butt on the ground.

We continued west on Highway 24 towards Capitol Reef. Cruising down the asphalt for a bit allowed us to relax and enjoy the scenery of the park for a few miles. We then pulled off at the visitors center just outside of Fruita within Capitol Reef. While consulting the map we saw a road on the map that was marked as a jeep road that continued out of the park boundaries, into National Forest Land, and over to Highway 12 north of Boulder.
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We decided to go in the visitor center and pick the brains of the rangers. I approached an innocent looking little women working as a ranger and pointed to the dotted line on the map. It was an extension of a marked “10 mile scenic route”, and asked “Is this a legal motorized route?”. She responded with “Yes it is, but I don’t think you can get over it.” It’s probably still covered in snow and none of us have been over it this year. It was all I could do to contain myself when she uttered those words, and Brent and Charles were standing next to me and I started to chuckle because I knew that they knew what I was thinking. It was as if she were saying to a three year old, “Don’t put your hand on that hot stove”.
I thanked her while I was giggling and said, “But, we’re on adventure bikes”. She had no idea what that meant and at this point, Charles and Brent could hardly contain themselves. There was no way we were turning back now and the “But, we’re on adventure bikes” comment became the theme of the rest of our ride.
So, we continued on to the designated route. Notice the sign….

It did start out very scenic.

….and got better and better. After 10 miles of asphalt, it turned to this.

And then miles of this.

We were having a riot and this was quickly becoming our favorite stretch of the ride so far. We continued climbing elevation and the jeep road got a little more technical.
Remember that girl in high school with the big hips? Well, Brent likes his girl with big hips, but sometimes they didn’t fit through some of the tight areas we were riding. I came around a corner to see Brent’s yardsale as he clipped his right pannier on a big rock and had to do some trail-side repairs to get it back on.

This road was called Pleasant Creek and it exited the park boundaries and entered National Forest service land, headed west towards Boulder Mountain and Highway 12. It was awesome!


And just got better and better.


There are moments on every ride that you can’t predict, nor plan, but where everything comes together in pure moto-harmony. This was turning into that moment. The pure spontaneity of the route choice, the perfect skies, the perfect dirt, spectacular scenery, I was absorbing every bit of it and having a blast.


Yep, that’s the road.


We eventually hit Highway 12 and then slabbed it into Boulder for some lunch. We first needed some gas and hit the first gas station we could find. Troy couldn’t figure out why his debit card wouldn’t work.


We had lunch at the Boulder Grill and I had an awesome Reuben sandwich, but the place was chuck full of granolas. Time to get out of town and hit some dirt again. Next on the list was the Burr Trail to Bullfrog.
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The Burr Trail starts out as asphalt, but it carves its way through this really cool canyon and is just awesome.


It eventually turns to dirt, and you gain some elevation until you reach a summit with a view to the east of the Henry Mountains.


There are some cool switchbacks on the road as well.




And even a few water crossings.


We had intentions of hitting the last Ferry crossing at Halls Crossing which was scheduled for 3:00 p.m. We quickly covered the last few miles and hit the pay gate at Bullfrog only to turn around and see a Park Ranger giving us the evil eye and making his presence known with a flash of his siren. We were cruising a little too quick trying to catch the Ferry. He knew our intentions though and just told us to slow down in the park. We rolled on to the Ferry literally at the last minute.

The ride across Lake Powell gave us a few minutes to get a game plan. We decided to push on towards the Moki Dugway and Mexican Hat for the evening. This would require a stretch of slab since there wasn’t a real good dirt connector.
The highway south towards Mexican hat traverses what is known as Cedar Mesa. You eventually hit the edge of the plateau and you can cruise out to what is known as Muley Point for some absolutely stunning vistas.
Here’s Charles living on the edge.


The San Juan River is below Muley Point and you can see all the way south towards Mexican Hat and Monument Valley. This was a really really cool viewpoint. You can camp here as well, but there were a few other people there so we opted to head into Mexican Hat with intentions of getting a good meal and some gas, and then backtrack to the top of Cedar Mesa where there was ample primitive camping and firewood.
To get there you have to go down the Moki Dugway which is an awesome set of switchbacks dropping off the plateau.




We gassed up and sat down for dinner at the only eating establishment in the entire town, “The Swinging Steak”. It turned out to be an overpriced bad hamburger served plain (no bun, no condiments, no seasoning, no nothing….with some boiled beans…..really bad!). A frozen chimichanga from the local Shell station would have probably been better.
Oh well, back to the top of Cedar Mesa for a nice soft camp spot in the sand and a campfire.

Once again, we setup in the dark, so in the morning, it was good to see where we landed.

Day 3, we were now on to Valley of the Gods, with plans of ending up in Moab by the end of the day.
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Old 05-13-2010, 07:05 AM   #7
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Valley of the Gods was cool….sort of like a mini Monument Valley. We were in tourist mode, really soaking up the scenery and taking lots of pictures.





The four amigos.


Eventually we headed on to Bluff for gas, and then hit the bottom of Comb Ridge, and rode it South to North. This was another one of those little stretches that was a total riot. We got into a little rally mode and enjoyed the smooth, flowing, sandy road and awesome scenery.



At one point we come to a water crossing and stopped. Charles pulls up next to me and says, “Let’s roll through this one side by side really slow so Troy and take a picture.” I smell a rat, but oblige. We no sooner hit the water before Charles guns it and I see a wall of water come my way. I tried to retaliate but was too late. He was giggling like a schoolboy.



We eventually crossed the highway again, and went past the entrance to Arch Canyon where I rode last November (a great side trip by the way, with tons of really awesome Indian Ruins), and began the climb up out of Comb Ridge.

I had ridden this last November and knew it got a little technical at the top. We all made it without issue, but I stopped in time to snap a few pics and video of Brent on the big 950, bouncing his way up the top.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwFp8VuJ8bY

Next on the route was a route up and over some of the Manti LaSal National Forest just west of Blanding and Monticello. They’ve had a serious winter and there was still a lot of snow but there was a route slightly to the west that looked to be a elevations just below 8,500 feet so we thought we had a chance. It turned out to be an awesome choice and rivaled the great stretch we hit the day before out of Capitol Reef.
It started out as a typical big graded gravel road.


And then turned to a smooth sandy road that crossed the creek about a dozen times.


And kept climbing until we were in Ponderosas with patches of snow in the shade, but the road was in perfect condition.
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After cresting the summit, we could see north towards Moab and the Manti LaSals. At this point we were right on the southern tip of Canyonlands National Park.



After getting up and over the mountain, we were only about 10-15 miles south of Moab, but it took another 50 miles of winding around to get there. We rode in on Lockhart Basin road/trail, which proved to be the most technical riding of the trip, but it was awesome.
It starts out fairly mild but the deeper you get, you finally get away from all the people and it gets more technical and scenic.
Charles on Lockhart Basin road.

I’d never been on this trail before but I loved it. Here’s Troy.


And Brent, enjoying the views.


A KLR catalog picture.


We were headed for Hurrah Pass…I like the “Most Difficult” trail marker.




Charles found this nice Lazy Boy while taking a break.


More Lockhart.


Remember that big girl with big hips again? Brent smacked her hips on a rock again and lost his pannier….again. I wasn’t quick enough with the camera on this one.


Then the going got real good.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMnTBvzXUGs





Skidplates were not optional on this trip. Charles put a good ding in his.
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When riding this kind of stuff on the big bikes, it wouldn’t be any fun if you were riding a big bike and all your buddies were on real dirt bikes. But, when you’re all handicapped to the same degree and getting through the same obstacles on 400lb loaded adventure bikes, it’s a lot of fun.

In this pic, Charles’ entire rear wheel is suspended from a rock that lodged under his skidplate as he maneuvered through a technical section.


Yours truly on Lockhart.


We eventually made it over Hurrah Pass with just enough light to make it into Kane Creek. At that point, the circus began. It was Friday night in Moab, and every nook and cranny had someone crammed into it. Coming out of Kane Creek was like a mini-highway. I longed for the remote solidarity of some of the previous days.

We got dinner in town, gassed up, and eventually settled into a campspot on the north end of town off of Highway 313 east of Canyonlands. We woke up and prepared for our last day.


The plan had been to ride White Rim Trail since none of us had ever done it. Admittedly, we were all a little tired, and were a bit disenchanted with the crowds, but concluded we had come that far, we needed to “check it off the list” since so much is said and written about this trail.
So, it was on to Mineral Bottom basin. Another set of really cool switchbacks.


And then we hit White Rim trail, riding it counterclockwise.


The views did not disappoint.


The unfortunate part is that by day four, we had hit a bit of a saturation point with scenery. We all appreciated it and recognized how spectacular it was, but we were starting to wind down so I don’t think we appreciated it the same way we would have had we ridden this trail our first day. It truly has views that are unrivaled, and we did our best to enjoy it, while leap-frogging the myriad of mountain bikers doing multi-day support trips on the White Rim.
This is one place where you don’t want lose your balance with a big gust of wind.

Troy makes it up Murphy’s hogback with no problem.


At the top, this truck was waiting to go down. There was a lady driving this and I have to give her credit. I have this same truck in a crew cab, and there is no way I would want to be driving it on a few sections of the trail.




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Old 05-13-2010, 07:08 AM   #10
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Brent started having some troubles with the big KTM. Here’s a photo for the KTM engineers.


It turned out to be a simple loose connection on his battery and we were on our way. We hit the Shafer switchbacks….one of many sets of switchbacks of our trip. These were probably the most impressive.



At this point, we were ready for home, so we put our heads down to cover some miles, but the drone of asphalt did not sound appealing, so we cut across by Dubinky Well.


The home stretch on Blue Hills Road, with Green River in sight.


And a fitting end to an epic four day journey, by washing all the dust down with a good meal from Ray’s Tavern.


Can’t wait for the next adventure.
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Old 05-13-2010, 07:43 AM   #11
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Awesome ride!!!!!! Thanks for sharing.
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Awesome Job

Looks like you had a great time.

I really enjoyed the pics.
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Very nice pics! Looks like a great trip.
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Old 05-13-2010, 09:43 AM   #14
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Awesome pics I need to find a way to move to Utah.
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:09 AM   #15
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Tracks?

Very nice! Man do I love SE Utah and true back country adventure rides. Do you have tracks you'd be willing to share?
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