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Mt Evans Climb

  • Sunday, July 31, 2011
  • 8:00 AM
  • Idaho Springs Ranger Station

Riders,

Join us for a challenging hill climb up Mt. Evans.  We will be riding from Idaho Springs (8700 ft.) to the top of  Mt. Evans (14,240 ft.) on Sunday, July 31st.  Ride the highest paved road in North America!  The first 4 miles from Idaho Springs are surprisingly flat, then there is a 4-6% grade to the entrance that continues to Summit Lake.  The last 5 miles have grades of 2-5% but because you are riding above 12,000 ft., it will feel like 10-15% grade to the top.  Be sure to bring a jacket, full-finger gloves, and plenty of hydration.  It may be 90 degrees in Denver, but 40 degrees and windy at the top of the hill.

 

What: Mt Evans Hill Climb (Bring your road bike or moutain bike and your helmet.)

 

 

WHEN:  Sunday, July 31st

             8am - Wheels down

 

WHERE:  I-70 west to the Idaho Springs/Mt. Evans exit (exit 240).  Go west and take an immediate right into the Ranger Station parking lot.  Be prepared to start the ride at 8am.

 

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