Escalante To The Top Of Boulder Mountain

Boulder, Utah, USA

Group Ride - Hilly - Long

State Route 12 or Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12), also known as "Highway 12 — A Journey Through Time Scenic Byway", is a 122.863-mile-long (197.729 km) state highway designated an All-American Road located in Garfield County and Wayne County, Utah, United States. Highway 12 is one of the most scenic highways in America. Highway 12 passes through Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and over Boulder Mountain in the Dixie National Forest to its conclusion near the entrance to Capitol Reef National Park. One mile west of the town of Escalante is Petrified Forest State Park. The town itself borders the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The road continues through the Escalante canyons with panoramic views over miles of colorful slickrock. Nearing the town of Boulder, Highway 12 twists and turns through the Hogsback, a section of the road where cliffs drop steeply into narrow canyons on both sides of the highway. This ride takes you from Escalante to the top of Boulder Mountain with astonishing views of the canyons along the way.

67.08km
DISTANCE
03:21:54
DURATION
1719m
ELEVATION
1025
TOUGHNESS