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Greenhorn Gravel Grinder

May 19 2024
Yreka CA
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Distances: 39, 63 miles
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs

Greenhorn Gravel Grinder is a new ride, part of the Siskiyou Scenic Bicycle Tour weekend with 2 gravel rides on the Sunday.

Come to the historic mining town of Yreka, California to enjoy a challenging bike ride on some of our most scenic dirt roads with fast and smooth descents. We are offering two great routes. The 63 mile Mother Lode with 6434 feet of climbing or the 39 mile Fool’s Gold with 4281 feet of climbing.

63 mile gravel ride on Sunday,  starting at 9am, to Cram Gulch, over Scarface to Ft. Jones then over Greenhorn Summit back to the park.  Very challenging. 6,474 ft. Elevation gain. Great scenery! Rest stops, sag wagons, end of ride meal and beer for purchase.

39 mile route with 3 steep hill climbs over Greenhorn Summit and back over a slightly different route. You will be challenged. 3 rest stops- at the summit either way and in Fort Jones. 4,115 ft. of elevation gain. Sag wagon support. End of ride meal and entertainment and beer for purchase. Starts at 9am on Sunday from Upper  Greenhorn Park. 

Greenhorn Gravel Grinder

Start Located At: Upper Greenhorn Park, Greenhorn Rd. Yreka, CA 96097
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Rest stops
Sag wagons

Changing Rooms
Registration On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Bike Festival
After Party
Category / Race Prizes
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
May 19 2024 - EVENT: Greenhorn Gravel Grinder