126 mi. / 203 km3 days
The Oglala Loop: Plains, Buttes and Toadstools10 Sep 26 Carl Gauger USAThe Oglala Loop transverses two of the area’s National Grasslands, surveys the corners of Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota, passes through two groups of badlands, and traverses the Pine Ridge. It offers dispersed, remote camping in open, exposed prairie, and tight ponderosa stands, with some of the darkest skies you can imagine.
357 mi. / 575 km7 days
The High Plains Byway: Bikepacking Nebraska’s Pine Ridge & Sandhills10 Jun 2 Carl Gauger USAThe High Plains Byway is a handpicked guide to some of the most stunning back roads in the state and a survey of two of Nebraska’s most distinct ecoregions: the Pine Ridge and the Nebraska Sandhills.