Riding the Wild Sierra // COVID-19 Edition

“A ride for cyclists organized by cyclists.”

Experience the breathtaking scenic beauty of classic Sierra roadways. Ride through wilderness areas with no traffic lights and just a few stop signs. Choose your favorite passes or pick one of six ride options. Those who complete the Alta Alpina 8 Pass Challenge earn the right to wear the exclusive 8 Pass Finisher Jersey. There are also exclusive finisher jerseys for the Classic 5 Pass Challenge and Audry’s 7 Pass Challenge.

The folks at Alta Alpina have been working tirelessly to create a pandemic friendly event. According to the event producers — the size, location, and format of the Alta Alpina Challenge make it uniquely qualified to be adapted to a pandemic friendly event. New protocols and operational plans have been adapted for a COVID-19 Edition.

The route options and cut-off times will remain the same, and all riders and volunteers are required to practice social distancing and mask protocols.

You can learn more about the COVID-19 Edition here.

One of the best things about this event is that each rider is challenged to set a personal goal based on his or her own individual abilities.

Choose a combination of favorite pass(es) or pick one of six challenging ride options

Learn more here.