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Welcome to the Utah pages of  I forgot to mention canyons in the title. Without the multi colored canyons, at the beginning and end of many cycling climbs, Utah just wouldn't be Utah. The state has an incredible variety of landscapes that lend themselves to exploration by bicycle. Besides the arid south, there are alpine climbs in the Wasatch Range. But most of the highest elevation differences are found in the high, green plateaus of central and south central Utah, which lead back down to the canyons - again the amazing red, white, sheer maze of canyons.

To start, here are some completely paved Favorites

All summits can be accessed through the following map:

Map of Utah Summits and Passes

The pass pages are in two distinct formats. Some pages contain elevation profiles, maps, and  descriptions. The group of pages in this longer format changes from time to time. Besides the favorites above, there are some more in:

All pass/ summit pages can also be accessed through the following tables. If there is description, it is listed in the navigation bar on the left side.

all summits (-alphabetical order)
paved summits (-highest first)
MTB/ unpaved road summits (-highest first)
shoulder summits (-alphabetical order)

paved approach heights
MTB/ unpaved road approach heights

Utah has so many more riding possibilities than just the handful of busy resort towns. The following maps divide the state into quads and then list the summits for each quad. These are used in the navigation bar to see which summits are close by.

Needless to say that there are many, many more summits. A page like this can never be complete.