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Colorado Rocky Mountains Adventure

Summary

Rocky Mountain Adventure1

This exclusive route connects the cycling friendly towns of Breckenridge, Vail, Leadville, Aspen and Glenwood Springs, a must ride for anyone interested in Cycling in Colorado. You will stay at a mix of small bed and breakfasts, Local inns, and hotels. Just under half of this ride is on car free bicycle paths and the rest is on scenic rocky mountain byways. You will ride over Vail pass, enjoy the Top of the Rockies scenic byway, Independence pass and the Rio Grande scenic rail trail. Come along for an adventure in Colorful Colorado!

Recreational
6 days
273 km / 170 mi
$ 2,000.-
  • Excellent meals and accommodations with a local character.
  • 5 Nights accommodations in the rocky mountains of Colorado.
  • Meals included: all breakfasts, 3 dinners.
  • Snacks and sport-drinks during the day.
  • Experienced cycling guides and support van.
  • Including guided tours of select breweries.
  • Option to shorten or extend the daily distances.

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Details

Type
Recreational
Duration
6 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Moderate
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
60-80 km / 37-50 mi
Total distance
273 km / 170 mi
Lodging
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Deluxe, half board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
Bicycle
Not included
Dates
08 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
September is fall colors.
Start
Breckenridge (12:00)
Finish
Glenwood Springs
Transfer
Denver Airport
Airport at start
Denver
Airport at finish
Denver

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 2,000.-
Single supplement
If you travel alone a single supplement is charged. With some group tours you can avoid a single supplement by sharing a room with another rider.
$ 500.-

Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrive in Breckenridge.
This afternoon we will meet and cycle between a couple breweries in Breckenridge to make sure everything is all set on our bikes before dinner as a crew.

Day 2:
Breckenridge to Vail - 38 miles, 1765 of Elevation Gain.
The first leg of our journey is almost exclusivly on cycle path and takes you Through Frisco, past Copper Mountain, and over Vail Pass before descending to Vail for the evening.

Day 3:
Vail to Leadville - 40 miles, 3800 feet of Elevation Gain.
The cycle from Vail to Telluride is amazing. Known as the Top of The Rockies Scenic byway this route includes a stop at the training area of the famous 10th Mountain Division on Tennesse Pass. Finishing in Leadville we will have a beer waiting in this historic Mining town resting at 10,152 feet.

Day 4:
Leadville to Aspen - 59 miles 5,500 feet of Elevation Gain.
The ride from Leadville to Aspen is Stunning. You will cycle along Twin Lakes, ride over Independence Pass and descend into world famous Aspen Colorado. Tonight we will sample brews from the Aspen Brewing Company.

Day 5:
Aspen to Glenwood Springs - 42 miles 171 feet of Elevation Gain.
We may go up 171 feet today on the Rio Grande Rail Trail but we spend the rest of the day going down almost 2,400 feet of elevation to finish in Glenwood Springs. Celebrating our ride in style we will stop off in Carbondale and have lunch at a brewery there before finishing at our hotel in Glennwood and soaking in the hot springs.

Day 6:
Depart from Glenwood

Map & Routes

Map
Satellite

Bicycle

Shimano 105 or better carbon/Aluminum Road bike.
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