Moderate to Strenuous 43.96 Miles, 4946 elevation, 2.5-5hrs. Looking for a grinder of a gravel ride with close to 5,000 vertical feet? You won’t have to travel very far because the Junction Creek Out and Back fits the bill. The whole ride is 84% gravel and 16% pavement.
Moderate to Strenuous 56.4 Miles, 5283 elevation, 3-6hrs. There are lots of hills which translates to lots of climbs in Durango and the surrounding area, all of which lead to another gravel ride that riders can mark on their bucket lists – Missionary Ridge Road to Henderson Lake and back. The whole ride is 66% gravel and 34% pavement.