Ironically, the first barrier and frustration I encountered after deciding to embark on my personal Epic Escapade to ride all IMBA EPICS and Ride Center™ trails was simply finding a consolidated list that was easy to view! All I could find were visually impressive yet incomplete google maps and a disappointingly US-centric view.

I reached out to the IMBA and they were very helpful and forwarded a spreadsheet. So while this may be less aesthetically appealing, I’ve compiled that complete list of the IMBA EPICS and Ride Center™ trails in a more practical table format that can be filtered, sorted, and searched. This is the list I will be using to record my progress and will be a key tool in my planning. I’ll be expanding the table with additional information (such as MTBProject URLS, elevation, length, peak riding times, etc) that I’ll need to plan and track my effort.

However, because I feel your pain, I wanted to pay it forward. Soooo, I’ve made sure that you can customize this list to filter on what is important to you. Currently you can: 1) exclude columns that you don’t find important; 2) perform a multi-column sort by selecting the first column then pressing <SHIFT> and selecting the next, and so on (not supported on mobile); 3) export or print your customized listing.

If you like the IMBA’s EPICS and Ride Center™ designations and what the IMBA is trying to do, please Support the IMBA.

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with the IMBA and am simply one guy on a quest to ride all of the trails they’ve identified as being exceptional.

The complete list of the EPICS and RIDE CENTERS I'm riding.

Ride Completion OrderTypeTrail(s) NameTownStateCountryRide Ctr LvlDate ridden
16EpicGoodwater TrailLake GeorgetownTXUSNov 2020
15EpicMid Mountain LoopPark CityUTUSSep 2020
14RCPark CityPark CityUTUSGoldSep 2020
13EpicGrand Targhee LoopAltaWYUSSep 2020
12RCHelenaHelenaMTUSSilverAug 2020
11EpicCurt Gowdy State ParkCheyenneWYUSJul 2020
10RCSanta FeSanta FeNMUSSilverApr 2020; May 2020
9RCColdwater MountainAnnistonALUSBronzeMar 2020
8RCSantosOcalaFLUSBronzeDec 2019; Jan 2020; Feb 2020
7RCOakridgeOakridgeORUSGoldJul 2019
6RCBentonvilleBentonvilleARUSSilverOct 2018
5RCFayettevilleFayettevilleARUSBronzeOct 2018
4EpicPlains of AbrahamCougarWAUSJun 2018
3EpicTahoe Rim TrailLake TahoeNVUSJun 2018
2RCBrown CountyNashvilleINUSBronzeOct 2017
1EpicTsali LoopsBryson CityNCUSMay 2012
EpicAustralian Alpine EpicMt BullerVictoriaAU
RCMt. BullerMt. BullerVictoriaAUBronze
EpicWarner LakeSouth ChilcotinsBCCA
EpicSeven Summits TrailRosslandBCCA
EpicBeowulfSilver Star MtnBCCA
RCSilver Star ResortSilver StarBCCASilver
RCBurns LakeBurns LakeBCCABronze
EpicMountain HeroCarcrossYKCA
RCRychlebské StezkyČerná VodaČerná VodaCZBronze
RCSingltrek pod SmrkemSingltrek pod SmrkemCZ/PLBronze
EpicSininen Saavutus TrailHossa National ParkSuomussalmi
EpicLaugavegur RouteUrrioafossvegur
EpicHeaphy TrackNelsonNZ
EpicOld Ghost RoadNelsonNZ
RCBike TaupoTaupoNZSilver
EpicAlps Epic TrailDavosDavosSW
EpicW2Afan Forest ParkWalesUK
EpicJohnson PassKenai PeninsulaAKUS
EpicLake Ouachita NRAHot SpringsARUS
EpicLake Ouachita Vista TrailHot SpringsARUS
EpicSyllamoMt OliveARUS
EpicThe WombleHot SpringsARUS
EpicUpper BuffaloJasperARUS
RCHot SpringsHot SpringsARUSBronze
EpicBlack Canyon TrailPrescottAZUS
RCValley of the SunPhoenixAZUSBronze
EpicArmstrong to StrawberryLake TahoeCAUS
EpicBig Boulder TrailDownievilleCAUS
EpicCannell TrailKernvilleCAUS
EpicAspen Snowmass Mega LoopAspenCOUS
EpicBuffalo Creek TrailsPineCOUS
EpicColorado Trail (Southern Segments)DurangoCOUS
EpicMonarch CrestSalidaCOUS
RCRoaring Fork/Aspen SnowmassAspenCOUSBronze
RCVail ValleyEagle CountyCOUSSilver
RCSteamboat Bike TownSteamboat SpringsCOUSSilver
EpicBull MountainDahlonegaGAUS
RCCentral Savannah River Area (FATS)Central Savannah River AreaGA/SCUSBronze
EpicGalena GrinderSun ValleyIDUS
RCSun ValleySun ValleyIDUSSilver
EpicHigh Country PathwayGaylordMIUS
RCCopper HarborCopper HarborMIUSSilver
RCCuyuna LakesCrosbyMNUSSilver
RCTwin CitiesMinneapolisMNUSBronze
EpicBangtail DivideBozemanMTUS
EpicKerr Scott TrailsWilkesboroNCUS
EpicMaah Daah Hey TrailMedoraNDUS
EpicSouth Boundary TrailTaosNMUS
EpicEllicottville TrailEllicottvilleNYUS
EpicMohican State Park MTB TrailLoudonvilleOHUS
EpicNorth Umpqua TrailRoseburgORUS
EpicSurveyor's Ridge LoopHood RiverORUS
EpicWaldo LakeOakridgeORUS
EpicRattling CreekLykensPAUS
EpicRoth Rock RideState CollegePAUS
EpicBig South Fork/All 5 Ride,OneidaTNUS
EpicFresno-Sauceda LoopBig BendTXUS
EpicHurricane CliffsHurricaneUTUS
EpicSouthern TraverseHarrisonburgVAUS
RCVirginia’s Blue RidgeRoanokeVAUSSilver
EpicRock LakeCableWIUS
RCChequamegon AreaCableWIUSBronze
EpicGauley HeadwatersSlatyforkWVUS
EpicSpruce Knob-Seneca RocksSeneca RocksWVUS
RCSnowshoe HighlandsSnowshoeWVUSBronze
RCTeton RegionJackson HoleWY/IDUSSilver

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