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Mt. West Vintage Trials Event Locations
|From I-80 take Buford Exit #335. Turn right on frontage road, go .5 mile and turn left then cross railroad tracks, proceed another 1.4 miles going through gates stay right at fork. Look for ribbon.|
|From Albuquerque take I-25, Exit 242 (US-550 Exit). Total distance from here is 57 miles, 1.5 hours. Take US-550 North toward San Ysidro for 23.5 miles. Turn Right onto NM-4 East for 26 miles. Be VERY careful of speed traps going through Jemez Springs. Turn Left on NM-126 for 3.8 miles. Turn Left onto Forest Service Rd. 376, it is a dirt road. Head down that for a couple miles, you’ll be going down Lake Fork Canyon. The camping spot is along the road on your left. (Forest Service Rd. 376 continues down Lake Fork through the tunnels and comes back to NM-4 between Jemez Springs and Jemez Pueblo. A nice drive on a fairly good dirt road. The tunnels and gorge are really cool.) Directions courtesy of NMTA website.|
|From I-25 take exit 182 (Hat Six) – go south toward Casper Mountain about 7.5 miles. After passing mile marker 8, turn right onto a dirt road with a sign for “Hat Six Ranch”. Follow the arrows/ribbon for about 2 miles to the pits.|
|From I-25 take exit 269B – Hwy 14 (Mulberry St) – turn right onto Riverside Ave., then right on Hwy 287 (N College). Continue past Jax Ranch & Home Store, exit to the right for the Hwy 287 Bypass and turn right on W County Rd 56. Take the first right onto N County Rd 23F and continue approx 1.5 miles. Immediately after crossing the bridge the road will end at three (3) gates. Take the left gate. CLOSE THE GATE BEHIND YOU. Watch for markers, signs and arrows beginning at the Hwy 287 Bypass.|
|From the junction of I40 & US-285 South, follow US-285 South for 134 miles. Turn left onto US-70 East. Go about 19.5 miles, turn left at the microwave towers on the north side (left side) of the hwy. The parking area is just past the towers at mile marker 357. Watch for highway traffic that is not expecting people to be turning off the road here.|
|From I-25 take exit 242 for US-550W. Continue 22 miles to San Ysidro (watch your speed through town), and go about 1 mile to the west of town. On the north side of the road there is a gated, sandy/dirt road. The gate should be unlocked on event days, but please close it after you go through (don’t lock it). The riding areas are 1.2 miles up the road, which is generally passable by any vehicle.This is BLM land dedicated for trials, spark arrestors are required. Be courteous if you come across hikers or cattle grazing.|
|Sipapu Ski Valley is located on Hwy 518, only 20 miles south of Taos, NM. Visit their web site for directions: Sipapu Ski Valley.|
|Traveling north or south bound on I-35: Take Exit 186 at Perry, OK and head east on Hwy 64-E/Fir St to Cleveland, OK.To the Ranch: When you reach S Broadway St. in Cleveland, take a right at the traffic light and cross the lake. Look for a WalMart on the right, and turn right on Airport Rd/S 36700 Rd. Go about 1.6 miles to the stop sign, then turn right on E0514 Rd/Anglin Rd. Continue about 1.5 miles to the next stop sign then turn right on S 36500 Rd. Go about 1 mile, turn left on E5100 Rd. Take the second gate on the left-the land owners home will be on the right with a pond and trees in the front yard.(Note: From Google Maps it looks like you can take S 36500 Rd directly off Hwy 64-E, shortly before Cleveland. From the Hwy, turn right/south on S 36500 Rd, continue to E5100 Rd and turn right/west. Follow the directions above for after you are on E5100 Rd.
GPS: N36 16.508 / W96 30.057
|Traveling east or west on CO Hwy 50: Turn north at Cotopaxi / CR 12. Turn right onto the first dirt road past the cattle guard – about 4 1/2 miles from Hwy 50. There is also a dirt driveway so be sure to turn & stay on the road. Follow the dirt road for about 1 mile to the pits.GPS (Decimal Degrees): 38.437184° / -105.679658°|
|From Salida, CO: Take US-50 East for approximately 12 miles; turn left on CR-4 toward Howard.From Canon City, CO: Take US-50 West for approximately 45 miles; turn right on CR-4 toward Howard.To Site: On CR-4 go .4 mile, turn right on to stay on CR-4 for another .1 mile. Turn right on CR-45; continue to Sand Road; turn left into the trials site (watch for ribbons and arrows).
BIG RIGS MUST ENTER THROUGH HOWARD (CR-4) DUE TO A LOW CLEARANCE RAILROAD BRIDGE ON CR-47.
Spark arrestors are required – no exceptions.