Route Descriptions

•The Metric 1/2 Century Ride   (37 miles)

This is the perfect ride for novices and young families. Riders will head east from Yreka.  From there it’s north to Montague, out through Little Shasta Valley to the rest stop, a scenic, pastoral setting with a view of the magnificent Mt. Shasta.  From there, return to Yreka, retracing some of the same route. One rest stop. Vertical gain of approximately 600 feet.

•The Metric Century Ride    (64 miles) 

From Yreka (2,595 ft.), travel out to the historical railroad town of Montague, then through Little Shasta Valley to the first rest stop, a scenic, pastoral setting with a view of magnificent Mt. Shasta.  Then on to the second rest stop at Lake Shastina. A third stop is in Gazelle, and then the final road home to Yreka.  Vertical gain of approximately 1,000 feet.

The Century Ride   (103 miles)

From Yreka (2,595 ft.), we begin the climb up Forest Mountain (4,097 ft.), then travel along Highway 3 to Fort Jones (2,744 ft.).  From there the ride loops to Greenview, Quartz Valley, and back to Fort Jones.  After that, riders head south along East Side road. Next is on to Callahan (3,123 ft.) then a climb up Gazelle Mountain (4,921 ft.) with magnificent views.  Then a long downhill run to Gazelle (2,765 ft.) and onward to Yreka.  Total vertical gain is approximately 4,600 feet.

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      1. Hi Len, Unfortunately we do not offer camping Saturday night at the fairgrounds, however there are many places to camp near by. I’d be happy to give some suggestions. Are you traveling from the north or south?

    1. Is same day registration allowed. I understand that there is a $5 late fee for registering after the 8th, but it didn’t specifically state whether Saturday morning registration is available.

      1. Hi Andrew,
        This is event is not timed. Our sags however do follow the last riders in to be sure all are safe. Just let me know if you have any further questions.

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