One Week Western States Tour Itinerary

Western States Tour: San Francisco to Salt Lake City

June 6 - 17, 1997
June 6 - 17, 1998

Depart the famous "City by the Bay" and cross the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge, pass through Sausalito on your way to Fairfield. Historic Olde Town Sacramento calls as you cycle to Auburn. Cycle up over the Sierra Nevada Range to Truckee. Then you'll pass by majestic Lake Tahoe and again climb until you reach Mt. Rose summit. Hold on for a 22 mile downhill to Reno/Sparks. You spin across the majestic "Nevada Bad Lands" as you pass through the desert in the springtime. Finally cross the salt flats of western Utah to arrive in Salt Lake City in 11 days and 841 miles. Great Ride!

         San Francisco to Salt Lake City
    Day      Location                        Miles   Miles
   Day 1    San Francisco to Fairfield, CA     83      45
   Day 2    Fairfield to Sacramento, CA        56      28
   Day 3    Sacramento to Auburn, CA           66      33
   Day 4    Auburn to Truckee, NV              73      35
   Day 5    Truckee to Sparks, NV              49      25
   Day 6    Sparks to Lovelock, NV             90      45
   Day 7    Lovelock to Winnemucca, NV         73      36
   Day 8    Winnemucca to Battle Mt., NV       53      26
   Day 9    Battle Mt. to Elko, NV             73      36
   Day 10   Elko to Wendover, UT              108      54
   Day 11   Wendover to Salt Lake City, UT    117      56
                        Total Mileage         841

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