Bike: Front Range Hill Climbs (full day)
The roads around Colorado’s Front Range peaks offer a number of exciting uphills, which will test your mental and physical stamina as you ride to the top of the most exhilarating views in the state.
The roads around Colorado’s Front Range peaks offer a number of exciting uphills, which will test your mental and physical stamina as you ride to the top of the most exhilarating views in the state. From Boulder and Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park, we’ll have the opportunity to explore such classics as Flagstaff Road, which rises high above Boulder and overs a grand overlook of the city, the Indian Peaks Wilderness, and Rocky Mountain National Park, and Trail Ridge Road, one of the few roads that rise above 12,000-feet. Alternatively, for those who clamor for a grueling trip, we’ll have the option to ride to the top of Mt. Evans, a classic Colorado 14er, and enjoy a long celebratory downhill. Come test your will and your legs against some of not just Colorado’s, but America’s toughest courses.
Itinerary: We depart from your hotel or a central meeting spot and drive 15 to 30 minutes to the designated trailhead. While driving, we will cover vital safety and riding considerations. After arriving at the trailhead, we will custom fit your bike, if we did not do so prior to departing, and then head off for a 6 or more hour great road bike tour.
Included in our rates: The services of professional biking guide(s); gloves and helmet; round-trip transportation between hotel or central meeting location and trailheads, Bike shuttle needed for this trip, water and snacks; education about local and natural history, repair kits (floor pump, hand pump, patch kits, medical kits, etc.).
Not included in our rates: Road bike (we can use our mountain bikes for free, but hey you are here to ride the hills!- we can set up the rental for you) Gratuities for guide (while this is at your discretion, the recommended gratuity is 20%).
Special Notes: Denver hotel pick-up is extra $125 per group.
Difficulty Description: Hard: Physically 35- 95 miles and/or 2500-5000′ of elevation gain. For Avid Riders. Technical Difficulty: More difficult. Steep slopes and/or obstacles, possibly on narrow trails with poor traction. Requires riding experience and very good fitness.
What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation