Colorado Cyclist partners and the Davis Phinney Foundation, for Parkinson’s disease research, for this 78-mile cycling event. The Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides.
Fri Aug 5 - Sun Aug 7
Friday, August 5
Registration, Expo and Live Music
Bike, Brew & View
Saturday, August 6
Copper Triangle Ride
Sunday, August 7
10:30am Pedal for Pints Community Bike Ride (meet at Gravitee Sports) 12:30pm Mountain Pose Yoga at Solitude Station
A spectacular 78-mile loop cresting three mountain passes – Fremont Pass (elevation 11,318’), Tennessee Pass (elevation 10,424’) and Vail Pass (elevation 10,666’). The course passes three ski areas and is littered with historic mining outposts and camp Hale, the training ground for the famous 10th Mountain Division. The total elevation gain for the course is 5,981 ft. A great day on two wheels. The Alpine Cycling Classic exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies which features challenging high-altitude climbs over Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass. For more information visit www.coppertriangle.com.
On Friday night, roll into Burning Stones Plaza then grab a beer and a seat by the fire. Build comradery as you join other biking enthusiasts watching some of the great biking classic such as Road to Roubaix, American Flyer and Breakaway.
On Sunday, take part in the free Community Bike Ride leaving from Gravitee Sports in Center Village at 10:30am. Upon your return, congregate at one of the many outdoor patios for a well-deserved pint of beer or root beer.
Amplify the fun with an Activities Day Pass! Passes can be purchased for $49 at Copper Sports in Center Village. Activities include: unlimited access to mini golf, scenic chairlift ride and bike haul, digglers (scooter), bumper boats, hydro bikes, the climbing wall and (3) bungee, (1) go kart ride, (1) zip line. Activities are open from 10:00am – 5:00pm daily and 10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturdays.
Spend the Weekend at Copper Mountain
Copper offers lodging to suit your specific needs. Whether you’re look for a house or hotel style, we’ve got you covered. For more information on Copper Lodging click here.