Gnarly Routes Montrose, Colorado Tour

Montrose, Colorado is a hidden gem that Gnarly Routes discovered a couple of years ago. The terrain varies from adobe free riding areas to twisty ridge trails with rocky sections.

$3,200 Per Person

Group of 4 that signs up together: 20% discount per rider

Group of 3 that signs up together: 15% discount per rider

Group of 2 that signs up together: 10% discount per rider 


Here's what to expect:

Join Cole and Russell on a three-day tour exploring the riding in and around Montrose, Colorado.  Participants will fly into Montrose (MTJ).  

***Please note that to attend this Gnarly Routes tour, you must ride one of our rental bikes***

Here's what it costs: $3,200

Tour Dates: September 19-23 (1 spot available)

GNAR LEVEL (1-5): 2.5

Gnar level takes multiple factors into consideration:  Trail proximity to camp, difficulty of trails, bail out points, elevation, temperature and the overall physical fitness level required. Gnar level is measured on a scale of 1-5. 

Scroll down for the important information and to sign up!

Gnarly Routes operates under permit from the Bureau of Land Management - Montrose Field Office


What's included in the tour:

1 bike (2018 KTM 250 XC-W TPI or KTM 350 EXC-F) rental for three days of riding

1 set of Fly Racing riding gear (Pant/Jersey/Glove) Choice of Evolution DST, Lite Hydrogen, or Kinetic.

XC Gear Mako 360 bar mount

Tag Metals handlebar and sprockets

Enduro Engineering hand guards and protection products (radiator guards, clutch master cylinder guard, rear disc guard, skid plate and rear brake pedal tip)

New Michelin StarCross 5 tires, tread pattern selected depending on the tour

Michelin Bib Mousse front and rear

Seat Concept seats

WP XPLOR forks setup by Solid Performance to rider skill level and weight

WP PDS shock setup by Solid Performance rider skill level and weight 

Gnarly Routes graphics by Bike Graphix

Trail Tech GPS units and radiator fans

Rekluse Radius or Core manual clutch system

IMS Core footpegs

Twin Air filters

Motorex lubricants

MotoMinded headlight

4 nights lodging

Transportation to and from the airport

Breakfast each morning of tour and lunch out on the trail

Dinner is separate but the group will go together

Photos from the tour

Video recap from the tour

Route planning




Participants should fly into Montrose (MTJ) September 19, 2019 in the afternoon.

Thursday, September 19 - Participants will be picked up from the airport by Russell and Cole and make the short drive to town for a bike fit, dinner and a briefing.

Friday, September 20 - Tour begins with a day of riding outside of Montrose.

Saturday, September 21 - Riding outside Montrose, group will ride until late afternoon before returning to the transport vehicle.

Sunday, September 22 - Day three will offer something different than the first two days. More info to come!

Monday, September 23 - Guests transported back to airport for a morning departure.



What bikes are available?

On this tour, we will have two (2) KTM 250 XC-W TPI 250 and three (3) KTM 350 EXC-F motorcycles.  Bikes are first come first serve so be sure to request one when signing up.

What bike upgrades or customizations do you offer?

On this tour, riders may request a Rekluse Core EXP 3.0 auto-clutch or run the Rekluse Core manual clutch.  

What should I bring on the tour?

On this tour, you need to bring plenty of riding gear to get you through three days of riding.  If you have specific trail snacks that you like, we suggest bringing those but will have plenty of Kate's bars in the transport vehicle. Here's a short list though so you can make sure to bring everything.


Riding pants (3)

Riding jerseys (3)

Knee pads or knee braces

Chest protector

Gloves (2)

Socks (3)

Padded shorts (3)

Goggles (2)

Drink system (1) (We suggest USWE)

Fanny Pack (your guides will carry the heavy stuff!)



Camera (Cole will be taking plenty of photos)

Rain jacket (1)

What skill level requirements are in place?

This tour is rated for intermediate level riders and up. There are numerous trails that have steep ledges and rocks that requires riders to be able to loft the front end to get over the obstacle.  

To sign-up for the Gnarly Routes Montrose Tour, please fill out the form below.  This does not guarantee you a spot in the tour, forms will be sorted first come first serve.  A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to confirm your spot.

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