For a flyover preview of the route, see below:
West from Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot along U.S. Highway 6 through Edwards to Wolcott, then North on CO Highway 131 to Colorado River Road continuing to Dotsero -- at the confluence of the Colorado and Eagle Rivers. There is a 20 mile section of well maintained dirt road that is watched by SAG vehicles on the Colorado River Road. Riders then will head east on U.S. Highway 6 and follow the Eagle River back to the finish at Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot. Rolling hills and moderate climbs make for a fun but challenging course.
Total vertical change: 6,850 feet (total vertical gain: 3,500) Distance: 102 miles
68 Mile Ride
Ride West from Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot along U.S. Highway 6 and follow the 100 mile route to Dotsero. There is a 20 mile section of well maintained dirt road that is watched by SAG vehicles of the Colorado River Road. Return to the Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot using the provided shuttle service from the Dotsero aid station. Shuttles will leave regularly until the aid station closes at 3:00 p.m.
Distance: 68 miles
42 mile Ride
West from Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot along U.S. Highway 6 following the Eagle River through Edwards and Wolcott to Eagle.There, riders can enjoy a break at the well-stocked aid station before returning to the finish. The final leg returns on easy rolling Highway 6 along the scenic Eagle River, ending at the Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot. Perfect for the recreational rider.
Distance: 42 miles
Four aid stations will be strategically located along the route --all with appropriate cycling food and plenty of water. Medical and mechanical support will be on hand as well. As always, riders should carry their own tubes, pumps and other basic repair items.