Eastern Sierra Climbing Camp with the Haute Route Ambassadors

Bishop, CA 93514, USA

Eastern Sierra Climbing Camp with the Haute Route Ambassadors

Bishop, CA 93514, USA


This is the best Haute Route preparation you can get. The Eastern Sierra of California is home to some of the best climbing in the US with great temps and incredible uncrowded roads! Please join Haute Route Ambassadors, Serious Cycling, and EastSide Velo for a weekend of great climbing, beautiful sun, friends and a sense of what the Haute Route is all about! Make sure to sign up soon because there are only 40 spots available.

Dates: Friday, May 29, 2020 – Sunday, May 31, 2020

Base Location: Bishop, CA

Price: $100

  • Includes: Expert Ride Leadership from Haute Route Ambassadors and Serious Cycling Elite Riders, Daily SAG Support provided by Serious Cycling , Aid Stations and Saturday night complimentary dinner at Whiskey Creek including full buffet and wine/beer.
  • Registration is on a first-come basis and non-refundable in the event of cancellation.
  • Does NOT include transportation to/from Bishop, CA

Lodging: The event has partnered with the Best Western Bishop Lodge. The Best Western is offering the special rate of $152.99 per night for a double queen room. The offer is valid for checking-in on Thursday, May 28 and out on Sunday, May 31. Pets are allowed and there is a pet fee of $30 per day, per pet. Please mention "Haute Route Camp" when booking your reservation. Call 760.873.3543 to book!

Bishop, CA offers tons of other lodging options including RV, Camping, Hotels and more! Click HERE for more info.

Distances: 25-65 miles of riding a day with over 5000ft of climbing daily*. Each ride offers a shorter option and feel free to do one, two, or three rides!

  • Please note that routes may be subject to change due to weather, road conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.


Thursday, May 28

5pm – 7pm: Check-In Aerohead Cycles in Bishop, CA with Complimentary Beer from Mountain Rambler Brewery.

Friday, May 29

9am – 9:45am: Rider Check-In Millpond Park, Bishop, CA

9:45am: Rider Briefing

10am: Ride Starts

Saturday, May 30

9am – 9:45am: Rider Check-In Mendenhall Park, Big Pine, CA

9:45am: Rider Briefing

10am: Ride Starts

6pm: Rider Party with Complimentary Dinner Whiskey Creek

Sunday, May 31

9am – 9:45am: Rider Check-In @ TBD Location

9:45am: Rider Briefing

10am: Ride Starts

  • Onion Valley Climb 5,219K of Gain and 25.7 Miles (Likely More 35 Miles)
  • Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31133374
  • Note: We likely will start this five miles up 395 to get some “flat” warmup riding in before the climb.

Register today! RSVP is Required. This ride has limited registration so sign up to secure your space.


  • Participants are riding at own risk at all times
  • Wear a helmet at all times
  • Front and rear lights strongly recommended
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Come properly prepared for all weather conditions
  • Arrive in plenty of time of the ride start time to listen to the course route and get your bike ready
  • Follow the route leaders instructions on course at all times
  • Communicate any change in plans en route to the route leaders
  • Register for the event and provide necessary contact info in case we need to communicate with you about ride cancellation or route change