Join us for a weekend of fun in the beautiful Zuni Mountains for our annual member appreciation party and the Zuni Mountain 100 Endurance Race!
Where: McGaffey Lake, NM
Take I-40 to Exit 33, 7-miles east of Gallup, NM. Turn south on NM 400 and proceed 10 miles to the end of the asphalt pavement. Continue down the gravel road almost a 1/2 mile and turn left at the far end of McGaffey (sort of) Lake. Stay to the left and drive back to the two buildings behind the lake area (McKinley Wildlife Center).
CAMPING INFORMATION: Campsites in the USFS will be closed, but the McKinley Wildlife Center will be open for camping
What: Endurance Mountain Bike rides of
- 50 miles – 1 lap (4000 ft climbing)
- ?100 miles – 2 laps (8000 ft climbing)
Annual Dinner Saturday 6 pm, featuring pit cooked meat with taco fixings and a hearty vegetarian posole.
Live Music and Dancing 8-12 pm featuring The Withdrawals.
The fun starts Friday evening with camping and informal socializing at the clubhouse. Endurance racers will be arriving
throughout the evening and night.
Racers start departing at 7:00 am sharp for the 100 mile race, again later at 9 am for the 50 mile race.
Later, some of us will go for more leisurely bike rides, hikes, pitch horseshoes, or just hang out.
The evening festivities kick off with dinner at ~6 pm, live music, and dancing 'til late.
See you at the Quonset hut kitchen for coffee and continental/pot luck breakfast on Sunday morning, after which we wind things down, say goodbye until next year, and head for home.
Zuni Mountain 100 Mountain Bike Endurance Race & Gallup Trails Annual Party
- McGaffey, NM
- There are fees associated with the Zuni Mountain 100, but not the annual dinner. Registration is available on site for the event.
- Recurring daily