Oquirrh Joker — RWGPS Link — Permanent # 654
210.0km (130.5 miles), with 4383 feet of cumulative elevation gain (90% of RWGPS). The high point of the ride is 5423 ft and the low point is 4221 ft.
Introduction This ride circumnavigates the Oquirrh Mountains west of Salt Lake City in a clockwise direction. This route heads out into the Great Basin of western Utah (Grantsville, Tooele, Stockton and Fairfield). The route then becomes a very remote ride with few stop signs, traffic or services. Before approaching Grantsville, note Deseret Peak, 11,031 feet, to your left. Enjoy the stark beauty of the desert of this region.
Start Point Starts and ends at the junction of SR-73 (West Main St in Lehi) and Redwood Rd/SR-68 in Saratoga Springs. From I-15 take exit 279 & go west onto SR-73/Lehi Main St 4.3 miles, or take exit 278 and take Pioneer Crossing west to Redwood Road and then north to the junction.