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Colorado-Aspen High Country

Ride Details

Dates: June 23-28

Distance: 250 miles, 30-77 daily and elevation of 21,177 ft

Cost: $2495

Rider Level: Active-Advanced

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Maroon Bells Scenic Area, you can explore a glacial valley surrounded by 14,000-foot peaks, view vast fields of wildflowers, and be close to nature. Mirrored in Maroon Lake, the Maroon Bells tower like massive sentinels over the valley. The Maroon Bells are the most photographed peaks in all of North America.

The White River National forest is a dream come true for those with a love for the outdoors. The area offers world renown ski resorts, the beautiful mountain passes of  Independence, McClure, Vail, Loveland, and crystal clear mountain rivers. All of these natural and man-made wonders provide some of the most scenic cycling backdrops the nation has to offer. The beautiful ski towns offer fine dining opportunities, spectacular shopping and outstanding recreational opportunities. Take the time and explore all of the towns that we ride through.

We will spend two nights in beautiful Aspen,Glenwood Springs, Leadville (the highest incorporated town in the US) Vail and Frisco.

Tour Details:  June 23-28  5 nights/5 days; (Sun-Fri)  Price: $2495  Single room supplement: $450   Bike Rental: $175

Tour Highlights: Aspen, Leadville, Vail, Breckenridge, Glenwood Springs 

Travel Logistics: Assembly Point: Glenwood Springs (airline service to Denver, commercial shuttle service by Colorado Mountain Express, provided to Glenwood Springs. Amtrak serves Denver to glenwood Springs.)  Or, fly into Eagle Vail Airport by 3 pm and we will provide shuttle service. Need to arrive in Glenwood Springs by 4:30 pm. Drop off time at Denver International: June 28, 6 pm or. Extra night may be purchased in Denver 

Special Note* Commercial shuttle service is available to and from Denver International. This trip starts and ends in different locations, but is easily scheduled. 

Included: All lodging, breakfasts and dinners, some picnic lunches, cocktail social hour on first night of the tour, van support, transfers, 2 experienced leaders, GPS maps, written cue sheets and narratives

 

Day 1   Glenwood Spring-Aspen  (42.1 miles, 3214' elevation)

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Day 2   Aspen-Snownass or Maroon Bells (hike)-Aspen (60.9 miles, 5520' elevation)

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Day 3   Aspen-Independence Pass-Twin Lakes-Leadville   (77.6 miles, 7920' elevation) 

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Day 4   Leadville-Tennessee Pass-Minturn-Vail  (37.5 miles, 1830' elevation)

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Day 5  Vail-Frisco-Breckenridge-Frisco  (30.1 miles, 2693' elevation)

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Total Mileage:  250 miles         Elevation: 21,177 feet