Peter Listing Owner 175 Reviews Not sure if this ride is being held in 2017. Climb, climb, then climb some more!. That’s the Mining Country Challenge. It’s not for everyone, but if you aspire to put your climbing abilities to the test, this is the ride for you. Cost Average Registration convenience Very Complex Accommodation Convenience Confusing Website Information Inconvenient Parking Convenience Average Ride options Few Rides Route Sheets & markings Route sheets and markings needed Food at rest stops & finish Basic foods and drinks SAG Support Little support Road Quality & Scenery Good roads and nice scenery Course Safety Some danger, 45+mph low traffic Staff Friendliness Well staffed, friendly, courteous Overall Enjoyment Fun Ride Perks Minimal Schwags, poor start/finish 2 years ago Log in to Reply Reply to this review.