Going Places: Tales from the road: Telluride to Moab gear
Virtual adventure: Telluride to Moab
Logistics: What to take
Gear-wise, you’ll never have an easier week in the backcountry than a hut-to-hut mountain biking trip. San Juan Mountain Huts takes care of the food, sleeping bags, cooking equipment, and maps. All you need to show up with is your daily cycling gear (including water containers), clothes for a range of conditions, and any personal
Given the light loads, some riders choose to leave their rack and panniers at home, instead wearing a day pack. This allows them to leave their bikes unweighted for any technical sections they might come across. Most do use a rack and small panniers or bag, though. A day backpack, rack, and bungee cords might be another good option, allowing you to choose where to put the
Here’s the basic list recommended by San Juan Mountain Huts:
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