The New Wyoming Backcountry Discovery Route is All About Adventure

Photo By: Backcountry Discovery Routes

New year, new BDR! Like the ten Backcountry Discovery Routes that have come before it, the new Wyoming route promises excellent riding through some amazing backcountry and a host of resources to help make your next adventure ride a stunning success. 

The WYBDR will be the 11th adventure motorcycle route developed by the non-profit organization known for creating off-highway routes for adventure and dual-sport motorcycle travel. Crossing the state of Wyoming on primitive dirt roads, the WYBDR explores one of the most remote frontiers in the lower 48 states. 

“This route will traverse five different mountain ranges, giving riders an opportunity to experience expansive views from the summit of three different 11,000-foot mountains,” said Bryce Stevens, Co-Founder of Backcountry Discovery Routes. “The rugged tracks explore vast high-desert regions, cross two major ‘rims’, descend several gorges, and pass through many other remote and seldom visited areas.”

Adding to the popular motorcycle adventure film series, a feature-length documentary of the first expedition on the WYBDR was filmed by Noren Films, and the BDR organization will distribute it. A high-quality waterproof map of the route will be developed in partnership with Butler Motorcycle Maps as a planning resource for riders.

Photo: Backcountry Discovery Routes

GPS tracks and comprehensive travel resources will be available to the ADV community on the BDR website free of charge. The WYBDR film will be screened at motorcycle dealerships, rallies and clubs across the U.S. in 2022, including at Overland Expo!

Backcountry Discovery Routes is a non-profit organization whose work includes promoting rider education and safety campaigns, driving economic relief to rural communities, and encouraging responsible motorcycle travel in the backcountry. Through the careful investment of funds and working with land managers and other public benefit organizations, BDR seeks to keep remote roads and public trails open for motorcycling for generations to come.

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