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Peanuts, Oil, and Cotton

By: Odis Franklin

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Route Info

You will start out in Peanut country in Portales, ride through the oilfields of West Texas and end in cotton country. It is primarily gravel roads and we will camp at the Muleshoe Wildlife refuge before heading out for a long day of riding to get to Lubbock


This ride was featured on bikepacking.com as the "Plains Perspective"  Our version of this route will start at Eastern New Mexico University and end at Jones Stadium on the Texas Tech campus. 


The second day is between 80-90 miles, so be prepared to ride! 

  • DISTANCE

    150 Miles

  • DAYS 2

  • % UNPAVED

    60%

  • % SINGLETRACK

    0%

  • TOTAL ASCENT

    1753'

  • DIFFICULTY (1-10)

    4

Important Info


Camp Options 


1. Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge


Re-Supply Options:


  1. Water at Wildlife Refuge.

  2. Quick Detour to Anton for convenience store.

  3. Shallowater Convenience Store.

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