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Get ready for the ultimate cycle for charity! Death Valley National Park is located in the South California Desert in Nevada. Many people overlook the park due to the misguided belief that it is lifeless, but this 3.4 million acre park is not only the largest park in the USA, but arguably the most striking specimen of Mother Earth – Join us on this incredible cycling challenge as we conquer 420km of Death Valley by bicycle!
The Valley itself is 130 miles long, between 6 and 13 miles wide and is surrounded by steep and beautiful mountain ranges.
Our cycling challenge will highlight the most dramatic and most interesting sights of the region including awesome views of both the highest and lowest elevation locations in the contiguous 48 states of the USA. In addition, our charity bike ride sees us finish in the bright lights of Las Vegas, where we celebrate our charity challenge achievements. Have you got what it takes to the survive Death Valley Cycling Challenge…?
Day 1 – Depart UK, arrive Las Vegas. Transfer approx. 2 hours to Beatty Junction.
Day 2 – Beatty Junction to Stovepipe Wells via Daylight Pass (4,317ft). Cycling distance approx. 30 miles / 48 km.
Day 3 – Stovepipe Wells to Panamint Springs via Emigrant Pass (5,328ft). Cycling distance approx. 54 miles / 87 km.
Day 4 – Panamint Springs to Furnace Creek. A tough day with approx. 3,400ft of ascent, but 5,000ft of descent! Cycling distance approx. 56 miles / 90km.
Day 5 – Furnace Creek to Pahrump via Devils Hole – a Death Valley National Monument, Zabriskie Point (700ft) and Death Valley Junction (2,037ft). Cycling distance approx. 61 miles / 98km.
Day 6 – Pahrump to Las Vegas via Mountain Springs Summit (5,490ft) the highest point of our challenge, and a long descent past Red Rock Canyons. Celebratory dinner in Las Vegas. Cycling distance approx. 62 miles / 100km.
Day 7 – Transfer to airport for flight to UK.
Day 8 – Arrive UK.
Check out the brochure in the download section, which also includes some frequently asked questions.
*Please note that whilst we make every effort to adhere to this schedule and the accommodation stated, this is subject to alteration.