Almost 500 miles of Colorado's stately Rocky Mountains are connected by The Colorado Trail as it threads its way over eight spectacular mountain ranges, through six national forests, six wilderness areas and the headwaters of five river systems, reaching its highest point at 13,334 feet.
The best bike climbs in Colorado with all the facts offered on this Pedal Dancer® Guide Page to Colorado Climbs. The Pedal Dancer® ultimate resource list for cycling climbs in Colorado, offering ride facts and links to ride descriptions, maps and climb profiles for climbs in Colorado.
Alpine Loop Trail Click here for details... Vehicle Types: 4x4 - UTV - ATV - Dirt Bike Description: The Alpine Loop is a group of Colorado trails comprised of a series of dirt and gravel county roads that ascend high mountain passes that connect the towns of Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, and Telluride.
A hike or mountain bike ride along Colorado's Galloping Goose Trail will leave you exhilarated, (if not for the elevation alone!). This 20-mile path follows an old narrow-gauge rail line, which was built beginning in 1890 to help haul precious metals from these high mountains.
Mount Evans Scenic Byway - Climbing 7,000 feet in 28 miles, this byway is the highest paved highway in North America. The route starts in Idaho Springs and climbs to Mount Evans' summit at 14,258 feet, offering stunning views, wildlife watching and hiking trails along the way.
The Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame preserves and interprets the history of skiing and snowboarding; honors those individuals who have made significant contributions to the sport; and educates the public about Colorado's rich skiing legacy.