Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27

Buffalo Pass in the northern Chuskas between Red Valley and Lukachukai

The Chuska Challenge is the Navajo Nation’s premier mountain bike event of the year, taking place the final weekend of September in the Chuska Mountains.   The Chuska Challenge Tour includes 35-mile and 20-mile noncompetitive options, offer riders some awesome riding in some of the most beautiful country in Dine’ Bikeyah. The competitive Mountain Bike Race includes avariety of routes and distances, and includes awards for top riders.  There will be a Skills Course set up for riders to play on throughout the weekend, and there will be a Youth Race on Saturday.

On the Sunday of Chuska weekend, there will be a 55-mile and 35-mile Arizona Endurance Series event on the Cove Classic route

Chuska Challenge registration includes performance t-shirt, Chuska poster, course support, all meals Saturday, Sunday breakfast and live music! Camping is available on Friday and Saturday nights at the Chuska camp, which is located just one mile east of Buffalo Pass.


Register Online

Register for the Cove Classic

Fee Schedule:
Date Range Over 18 Under 18 Native Rider
-Aug. 31 $40 $10 $30
Sept. 1 – Sept. 28 $50 $10 $30
On Site Registration $60 $10 $30


Chuska Challenge Info Sheet
Registration Form
Weekend Schedule
Mountain Bike Race Map

Arizona Endurance Series Webpage for the Cove Classic

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