Posted ByBy Guest (22 McR Points) on May 31, 2010
Creator : DeDe
Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
Excellent technical road!!!!! I had a blast even with 30mph winds!!! Right up front, if you have issues with heights, no guard rails, 1000ft. cliffs, or extremely narrow twisty roads with lots of rent a motor home tourist traffic, don't ride this road. Oh did I forget to mention high gusting winds, sand/gravel on the road, and slippery tar snakes. This road is NOT for a new rider! I'm making my partner an "I survived the Hogs Back" T-shirt as he put aside his fear of heights to ride this road with me. Once he survived he said he would ride it again!We started in Torrey and road north to south May 2010. Boulder Mountain summit is 9600ft. This section of road is a wonderful winding Mt. road. Shortly after Boulder you will cross the "Hogs Back", 5 little curves with cliffs on each side, and as Ken mentioned it is a "hair raiser". Then twisting though the rocks down to Escalante was lots of fun. Riding from South to North puts you on the inside of the cliffs most of the way, so it may seem a little less hairy. Bryce Canyon is a must see.
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