Moab Desert Ride - Second Annual BDR Fundraiser - April 23-26, 2015

Jan 28th, 2015

Join the BDR team, other industry professionals and ADV enthusiasts for the second annual BDR Desert Fundraiser, and help raise funds required to continue to create new routes and preserve riding opportunities for the ADV community.


Thursday, April 23rd - Sunday, April 26th, 2015

3 Step Hideaway, Lisbon Valley, Utah 

All inclusive weekend - $785 per person  (BDR members get a 10% discount on the ticket price).

Limited Number of Riders - 45 Riders

This special event will take place at the 3 Step Hideaway, a referbished Wild West homestead in the heart of the Lisbon Valley, surrounded on three sides by pristine BLM land.


  • A tight-knit and cozy gathering of ADV enthusiasts and industry professionals.
  • Enjoy rides through incredible desert country.
  • Fully catered meals through the whole weekend, from Thursday lunch to Sunday breakfast.
  • Nightly appetizers and drinks at the Cantina. 
  • Tent, Motorhome and Trailer Camping* on site (see note).
  • Limited number of rustic cabins and tepees are available.  BOOK EARLY directly with 3 Step Hideaway.   
  • Clean restrooms and hot showers.
  • Nightly camp fires.
  • The BDR team will discuss the future of the Backcountry Discovery Routes and what’s coming up next. 
  • You can take part in planing the future of the BDR organization, and receive your “BDR Supporter” badge, and other mementos.

Note: Tent Camping is available on site with no reservations needed.  If you do not wish to camp, there are two options.  You may bring a motorhome or trailer and camp at the event.  There are no hook-ups, so its considered primitive camping.  Or you may stay at one of the rustic cabins or tapees, booked directly through 3 Step Hideaway.  Note, the number of cabins is limited so book, early.   Cabins and tapees accomodations are not included in the price of the event.  

All motorcycles must be licensed, street legal, and dual-sport or adventure type.

You'll have a chance to win prizes from our sponsors KLIM, ExOfficioWolfman Motorcycle Luggage,  Touratech-USAButler Motorcycle MapsNEMO EquipmentTrailmaster Adventure Gear, Colorado Motorcycle Adventiures, and other sponsors. 



Tickets to attend the event are $785 per person, and space is limited to 45 guests.  

To make your reservation, use the link beliow, call 206-383-6233 or send a check to the address below.   The deadline to book your tickets is April 1, 2015.

Ticket Type

Send your check to:

Backcountry Discovery Routes, a 501(c)(4) non-profit
4021 Airport Way South
Seattle, WA 98108, USA

For questions or more information, email or call 206-383-6233.



If you'd like to rent an ADV-ready bike for the Moab Desert Ride, rentals are available through Colorado Motorcycle Adventures and Great Rides Utah.

Colorado Motorcycle Adventures is offering an amazing special deal for those who want to attend the Desert Ride and need help with bike logistics.

'Discounted Bike Rental & Free Ride to the Event' package: 

CMA will take care of your bike logisitcs for the Moab Desert Ride by offering a discounted rental rates plus a FREE ride from Denver Airport to Moab and back to Denver airport.  They'll pick you up at the Denver Airport on the 23rd at 7am arriving in Moab about 1-2pm. You'll leave the event on the morning of the 26th at 9am (after breakfast) arriving back in Denver by 3-4pm. 
3-day discounted bike prices for the event is:
- KLR650 - $300
- Triumph 800XC - $400
- BMW 800GS - $400
- BMW 800GSA - $425
- Triumph Explorer XC - $450
- BMW 1200GSW - $475
- KTM 1190 R - $500

(Insurance is an additional $48 per person) 

Book you bike rental package directly with Scott Lee at Colorado Motorcycle Adventures, by calling 720-505-2030 or via email.






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