Save the Date: Zion Adventure Ride - 2018 BDR Fundraiser - SOLD OUT

Jan 3rd, 2018


This event is SOLD OUT!  Please Email us to get on the waiting list.

Join the BDR Team, Members, Ambassadors, and ADV enthusiasts for the Fifth Annual BDR Adventure Fundraiser, and help raise funds required to create new routes and preserve riding opportunities for the ADV community.




Dates: Thursday, May 3 - Sunday, May 6, 2018.


Location: Zion Ponderosa, a 4,000 acre ranch resort, bordering the east boundary of Zion National Park in Utah.  The resort is located at Twin Knolls Road, Zion National Park, Utah.

The resort is  approximately 3 hours from Las Vegas; 4.5 hours from Salt Lake City,  6 hours from Phoenix; 7 hours from Los Angeles and 9 hours from Denver.   Click here for directions.  


Cost: $875 per person (10% discount for BDR Members).  The price includes all meals, tent camping and full hook up RV sites.  

A limited number of cabins are available at the resort at an additional cost.  Book directly with the resort by September 1 to guarantee availability.  Book online or call 435-648-2700.  


The ride is limited to 50 riders.

Kick off the riding season by exploring the world’s greatest concentration of natural scenic wonders in southwestern Utah.  Leave the hustle and bustle of the business world behind, while you ride, relax, and spend quality time with old friends and new.   



  • A tight-knit and cozy gathering of ADV enthusiasts and industry professionals.
  • A stay at one of the "Top 6 Advenutre Resorts in America," and use of all the resort facilities.
  • Restrooms, hot showers, and all modern amenities.
  • Enjoy daily rides through mountains, canyons, buttes, mesas, monoliths, slot canyons, and natural arches.
  • Fully catered meals through the whole weekend, from Thursday lunch to Sunday breakfast. 
  • Nightly drinks.
  • Nightly camp-fires.
  • Tent, motorhome and trailer camping on site.   (Full hook-ups for RV's).  
  • Hear from the Executive Director of the national recreation group, Martin Hackworth, about what it takes to defend our rights to ride on public lands.
  • Sturday night Winemaker Dinner with Mt. Beautiful Wines
  • The BDR team will listen to feedback from the community, discuss the future of the Backcountry Discovery Routes, and brainstorm the possibilities.  
  • Special event mementos.

All motorcycles must be licensed, street legal, and dual-sport or adventure type. Off-road tires, such as TKC80's or comparable are highly recommended. 



Tickets to attend the event are $875 per person.  The price includes all meals, tent camping and full hook up RV sites.  Space is limited to 50 guests. 


This event sells out months in advance, so BOOK EARLY!


Purchase your ticket online (choose Regular or BDR Member price below):

Ticket Options


To make your reservation over the phone, call 206-383-6233.  Or send your check to: Backcountry Discovery Routes, 4021 Airport Way South, Seattle, WA 98108, USA.

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



A limited number of cabins and wagons are available at the resort at an additional cost.  


BOOK EARLY directly with the resort, by calling 435-648-2700 or book online.  BDR has a hold on 14 Cabin Suits until September 1, 2017.


Please note, resort accomodations sleep 2-5 people and vary in amenities.  Discuss your options and book directly with the resort at 435-648-2700 or online.



Watch the Video Recap of the 2017 BDR Fundraiser



















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