Tour Des Aspens

Our 26th Year!

September 25-28, 2014

From Aspen, Colorado to historic Crested Butte through some of the most beautiful Aspen groves in the world. This three night, four day tour combines road biking and mountain biking with luxury hotels and a Dude Ranch. It is a great combination everything Colorado has to offer.

 

DAY 1:
There is nothing as spectacular as the changing of the aspens in Colorado. We will drive to the top of Independence Pass where we will let you off to ride down into Aspen (19 miles). We'll regroup at the Jerome Hotel and continue on to the Red Stone Inn for a little hot tubbing and a delicious dinner.

Biking Tour Crested Butte, Colorado

DAY 2:

We will head up McClure Pass. This is one of the most beautiful passes in Colorado. The paved road winds gradually up to the summit of 9,000 feet. We will be surrounded by large golden aspens and the clear skies of Colorado. Once on top of McClure pass, we'll descend for twenty miles until we reach the turn off for Kebler Pass. We'll have lunch by a creek and then head up the hill to the summit. This afternoon ride take us thru the largest aspen groves in the world. Because Aspen trees are all connected in the ground it is called the largest living organism in the world. Once at the top of the pass the last eight miles are all downhill into Crested Butte. We'll load everyone up and head out to the Waunita Hot Springs for the next two days.

DAY 3:

Cycling Aspen, Colorado
We'll explore all the roads out of the hot springs that are great for biking....pick your level: easy , moderate or advanced! Alpine Tunnel, Hancock Pass, and St. Elmos are all possibilities. If you are not into biking on Saturday a horseback ride and lunch at the hot springs is available. After good biking and horseback riding we''ll regroup at the hotsprings for dinner and a nice soak. Bed will look good!

Aspen, Crested Butte, Colorado, Biking, Cycling, Mountain Biking

DAY 4:
Heading home we will bike to Pitkin and Ohio City where we'll load and have lunch along the Arkansas River. Returning to Colorado Springs about 5:00pm
 

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Tour Des Aspen 2014

Departure / Return:
September 25-28, 2014

Accommodations:
Victorian Hotel and Dude Ranch

Physical Aspects:
Thursday is easy, Friday is challenging, Saturday and Sunday you will have a choice of your degree of difficulty.

Price:
$700.00 4 days/3 nights

This price includes everything: All transportation, all lodging, all meals and refreshments while cycling, sag support, maps and experienced mountain bike guides.

Rent a GoPro camera $45.00. Reserve when booking your tour!