2024 Calendar:

625 mile route from Reno to Las Vegas For 2024 Humboldt Randonneurs will host the original route for the Gamblers’ 1000. Starting in Reno, NV, heading north through Paiute Tribal land past Pyramid Lake before heading east to the first overnight at 209 miles in Austin, NV. The second day will take riders down into the Big Smokey Valley heading south through Tohnopa and the historic mining town of Goldfield and on to the second overnight of Beaty at mile 420. The next morning riders will cross into California and descend 4,500 3 over 17 miles into Death Valley!

Saturday, May 11 (7AM) – Humboldt Bay 200K

The Humboldt Randonneurs classic brevet season will open with the classic Humboldt Bay 200K. Starting in Arcata, heading around the bay and over the bridge to Eureka and out through the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Sanctuary all the way out South Spit, then south to climb Bear River Ridge, descending into Ferndale and out to the beach before returning to Arcata

Saturday, May 25 (6AM) – Unknown Kings 300K

Due to a substantial road closure of Matole Rd between Honeydew and US-101 the Unknown Coast route has been revised and updated. The route follows the original Unknown Coast, Starting in Arcata, Ca, through the victorian town of Ferndale then climbing over to the Lost Coast on rural Humboldt County roads to the Matole river, passing through Petrolia and Honeydew. Here, the route turns south on Wilder Ridge Rd for a wild (and substantial) climb up into the Kings Range, passing through Ettersburg (no services) and out to Redway where riders can refuel before the buttery smooth return on the magnificent Avenue of the Giants on the return to Arcata.

Saturday, June 8 (5AM) – Forks of Salmon 200/300/400K

Humboldt Randonneurs will travel to Etna for the second running of Forks of Salmon to traverse the Klamath Mountains for 200, 300 or 400 km options to experience this remote section of the Northern California Klamath. All routes will cross the Pacific Crest twice, totaling 14,000′ of climbing and descending the passes and the stunning wild Salmon River on one lane mountain roads carved into the cliffs of the river canyon, and returning to Etna. The 400K will continue, heading out to Scotts Bar through Fort Jones and returning up the Klamath River, traveling back through Yreka, which will offer some late night services before finishing back in Etna. We will also offer a 200km and 300km (ACP) options for those who only want to mountain passes and Salmon River. Note that the 300K start/finish is in Yreaka, not Etna!

Saturday, June 29 (5AM) – Nor-Cal 600

This 600km route starts in Arcata, heads north through Trinidad to Humboldt Lagoon turn-around and returns along the coast through Fort Bragg to finish in San Francisco. This event is unsupported

Please contact the RBA at humboldtrando@gmail.com for registration and more information. Thank you for your interest.