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Trail of the Mountain Spirits Overnight Tour                               
Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, September 1, 2, and 3rd, 2018
Start/Finish: Albertson's Grocery Store, 1956 Hwy 180, Silver City, New Mexico
Distances: Day 1 - 31.3 Miles, Day 2 - 38.2 Miles, and Day 3 - 39.6 Miles.

This 3-day, 109 mile, loop tour, with camping and lodging, offers one of New Mexico's finest cycling routes in America. The ride starts in Silver City, New Mexico, only 200 miles and a 3 hour drive from Tucson.

This area of New Mexico has a rich and diverse history with beautiful forests, craggy bluffs and unspoiled wilderness. It also sports one of the first national monuments in the Cliff Dwellings Monument.

There will be many sensations you will experience as you pedal along the Trail of the Mountain Spirits National Scenic Byway. The name reflects those who have walked and pedaled this ancient route through the ages, and experienced flora and fauna that will captivate you.

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Deb and Jim Harms have been organizing the Trail of the Mtn Spirits Overnight Ride for the past 9 years, please register and join us on Deb and Jim Harms last time organizing the Trail of the Mtn Spirits Overnight Ride.

Course Overview & Maps                                                                               

TMS Saturday Map
Saturday Map

TMS Sunday Map
Sunday Map

TMS Monday Map
Monday Map


Each rider is required to register. Fees are per rider, not per bike (both riders of a tandem must register separately.)

Review the "Registration Process" to ensure correct signup, and be aware of the cancellation policy (below). You must login as a member and register online for the discount. ABC/PMBC members please email Supported Rides your name, email and cell number to receive your login credentials.

* 1 Mar - 31 May: GABA Members - $135.00 / Non - Members - $155.00 Register Now!

* 1 June - 29 Aug: GABA Members - $155.00 / Non - Members - $175.00

* Youth Riders - $90.00

* Non - Riders - $85.00

ABC/PMBC Members: Before registering, email Supported Rides at with your name, email address and cell phone number and we will add you to our data base. Once we do this, you will be notified of a temporary login and password that you an choose to update and then log in to register for the ride. There will be no need for a discount coupon at this point.

We’ll send emails to registered riders the Thursday prior to ride with updates, so be sure to register with a working email address. If you do not see the GABA Welcome email by the day before the ride, please check your spam/junk folder.

Online registration closes at 10 pm on Wednesday prior to the ride. If paying on the day of the event, you must bring your membership card which can be printed out from the website once you log in or you will be charged the non-member rate.

What your ride fee covers:                                                                           
The fee covers all SAG food, baggage delivery, lodging and insurance as well as supplies and volunteers. GABA also provides financial support and volunteers for various other bicycling activities and organizations. Among these activities and organizations are the Tucson Bicycle Classic, Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, Bicycle Inter-community Art and Salvage (BICAS), El Grupo, Boys and Girls Club, Camp Abilities, The U of A Cycling Team, Ride on Tucson, Cyclovia, and the Pueblo High School Cycling Team.

Volunteer Opportunities:                                                                              
To have successful rides, we need members to volunteer to help with check-in/registration before the ride, operate a SAG stop, or drive a sweep vehicle to help cyclists. Learn more at the following locations; Volunteering and to sign up to volunteer at Volunteer Opportunities and send questions to our Volunteer Coordinator, Pam Cullop via

Still have questions?                                                                                    
Go to the More Information Page for ride specific details and if you still have questions, ask us in the member-only GABA Forum Discussions and if that doesn't work, reach out directly via email to

Cancellation Policy:                                                                                            
See GABA's Cancellation Policy at the bottom of the Registration Page.