A Oasis of Revival and Redemption. One of the world’s most prolific deserts extends into western Colorado. This intense, mesmerizing landscape abuts the towering Rocky Mountains to the east and Utah’s Great Basin to the west. Known as the Colorado Plateau, this expanse covers roughly 130,000 square miles of the treasured Southwest. As with any moisture-deprived climate, this arid environment is full of extremes, from scorching summers to cold winters.
Read more about the history of mountain biking in this wondrous region in Freehub Magazine, in the the Colorado Photo Book (Issue 14.1), live now.