Backcountry Discovery Routes’ Holiday Auction

BDR holiday auction

Backcountry Discovery Routes (BDR) is holding its fifth annual Holiday Auction. Head over right now until December 20 to place bids on items that will no doubt increase your fun factor—or someone else’s. Choose from brands such as Touratech, Klim, and Mosko Moto.

Custom adventure rides are also on the auction block, along with skills training courses.

BDR hosts the auction to raise funds for their mission to produce riding opportunities around the country. The non-profit organization has introduced and created some of the most scenic, challenging off-highway routes for ADV and dual-sport rides in 10 states and counting.

UTAH BDR Heather Lea

Utah BDR

Interested? Check out their free GPS tracks.

To learn more about Backcountry Discovery Routes, head to their website here.

Washington BDR Heather Lea

Washington BDR

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Heather Lea has traveled to over 60 countries, forty of which were on her BMW F 800 GS during a two-year, round-the-world motorcycle trip she took with her then-boyfriend, now-husband, Dave Sears (Trip Blog: Riding Full Circle). Heather has been a freelance writer for over twenty-five years and a book and magazine editor for more than fifteen. Aside from Expedition Portal, her stories can be found in Overland Journal, Canadian Geographic, Kootenay Mountain Culture and Canadian Alpine Journal. She loves doing anything in the backcountry, including backpacking, four-wheel-driving, ski touring and climbing. Heather is a Canadian now living in Bellingham, WA. Find her on Instagram at writer_heather_lea or on Facebook at Heather Lea—Senior Editor—motorcycles.