Backcountry Discovery Routes
CABDR-North Route Map
A BDR motorcycle map is an essential supplement to the free BDR GPS tracks when navigating BDR routes. This map contains the main route, detailed section descriptions, and information on points of interest, gas stops, seasonal weather, elevation profiles, and much more.
The Northern-California Backcountry Discovery Route (CABDR-North) is a 940-mile, off-pavement route designed for adventure motorcycles. Starting in Mammoth Lakes, CA atop Minaret Vista, you’ll traverse the Great Sierra Nevada Range's conifer forests, mountain meadows, and gentle slopes, concluding in the high desert of the Modoc Plateau just north of Alturas, CA at the Oregon border. Ride blissful forested two-tracks, tackle rugged canyon and mountain roads, and ascend peaks to fire lookouts with unparalleled views. Explore quaint towns nestled in the High Sierra's folds, with historic inns dating back to the 1880s. Beyond the thrill of the twisty roads and scenic vistas, you can delve into California history, discover relics of mining towns, and witness geological wonders. The route caters to riders of varying skill levels and offers optional challenging sections plus three expert segments. Immerse yourself in Northern California's appealing blend of adventure, history, and epic scenery.
Waterproof, tear-resistant and fade-resistant construction of this map ensures a lifetime of rides. A special set of all 13 route maps is available as a separate item.