Pit yourself against the mountain. Feel the adrenaline rush. Jump, cut-back, slide through corners! Choose the best line and pass your competition. Red Rock Cactus Hugger!
If you’ve Got a mountain bike, love to ride, enjoy competition—and a little good, dirty fun—then come on out to the Red Rock Cactus Hugger!
The second stop in the Intermountain Cup Series, The Red Rock Cactus Hugger’s 6 mile loop twists and turns its way over 650 vertical feet—through some of the best mountain bike territory you’ll ever find!
Southwestern Utah is known for unique and challenging mountain bike trails, breathtaking scenery, and sunshine more than 300 days a year! So challenge yourself on the Red Rock Cactus Hugger course and enjoy the great spring weather you’ll find in Southern Utah.
With 30 different categories—ranging from kids to pro—the Red Rock Cactus Hugger offers something for every mountain bike enthusiast
And, if you really want to enjoy nature, there’s plenty of undeveloped, on-site camping so you can really rough it!
• We are proud to be the second stop on the Intermountain Cup Series
• Pre-Ride the course year round!
• Over 30 Event Categories
• 6 Mile Loop with 650 vertical feet
• Perfect Spring Riding Temperatures
• Scenery that amazes you in Southern Utah’s Painted Desert
• Only 90 minutes north of Las Vegas
• Just 4 hours south of Salt Lake City
• Close to Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon
The Red Rock Cactus Hugger race starts at the Green Valley Raceway in St. George, UT. The terrain on this challenging course ranges from relatively smooth dirt track to rock and boulder-strewn hills. You’ll twist and turn, climb up and race down as you cover some of the best mountain bike terrain you’ve ever ridden. Being a desert race, visibility is great too. You can really plan ahead because there aren’t any trees blocking your view.
One of the best things about the Red Rock Cactus Hugger is that the Green Valley Raceway track is open year-round. That means you can take a practice run any time you want!
• Beginner (Cat. 3) = 1 lap
• Sport (Cat. 2) = 2 laps
• Expert (Cat. 1) = 3 laps
• Pro= 4 laps
• Clydesdale = 2 laps.
• View Course Mile Map Online
Southern Utah’s climate features bright sunshine, low annual precipitation, clean air, and the wide daily temperature range only found in a desert. Best known for its mild winters and golf courses, St George is quickly becoming a hot spot for its diverse selection of outdoor activities including cycling, running, hiking, rock-climbing, swimming, & canyoneering.
Cycling has taken this once sleepy retirement community by storm and is now a vital form of tourism and recreation in the area. St George hosts a number of Road Races, Centuries, Gran Fondos, Mountain Bike Races, and Triathlons each year. SpinGeeks is proud to host many of these events.
Come on out to one of our Signature SpinGeeks Events and bring your whole family! When you’re done riding, top off your vacation with a spa treatment at one of the many spas, a quick drive to nearby Las Vegas, or just go outside and play!