3 Massive Bikepacking Rides in 8 Days: Watch How in This 3-Part Film Series

Chris Wilson and a friend headed to Utah with an epic goal in mind: to ride three separate bikepacking routes over 8 days.

Avid backpacker and bikepacker Chris Wilson didn’t sit around on Thanksgiving. Instead, he charted out an epic, bike-filled adventure across Utah, with a goal to ride three bikepacking routes in just over a week.

And these aren’t just any routes — they are big efforts like bikepacking the Grand Canyon and the White Rim. It’s all the best, toughest, and sandiest parts of Utah you could see by bike, wrapped into a three-part film series.

Check out the adventure in all three episodes:

Mountain Biking Moab Solo - The Whole Enchilada
Mountain Biking Moab Solo: How to Ride the 'Whole Enchilada' Trail by Yourself
The cool desert breeze rises over the sheer cliff overlooking Utah’s pristine Castle Valley. The only sound is the crunch of gravel. It’s just me, the bike, and a breathtaking desert landscape as far as the eye can see. Here's how I mountain biked Moab's Whole Enchilada — solo. Read more…

grand canyon packrafting lizzy scully
Self-Supported Grand Canyon Packrafting in Winter: 6 Must-Dos
Our editor has led multiple missions down the Grand Canyon, self-supported. Learn what the experience is like, and some pro tips too. Read more…

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Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.

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