If you prefer kicking up dust to pedaling on pavement, this new race challenge is for you. Wildflower Trailfest is Utah’s first and only mountain bike challenge for women. Held Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, the event features beginner, sport, and expert divisions. The day begins with a pre-race breakfast, followed by staggered race division starts, and is followed by a post-race barbecue. Registration just $55. wildfloweroutdoor.com
Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.