Route

In order to best support the tour with volunteers and resources, we are asking you to pre-select your route plan for each day, when filling out your registration form. You can change your route plan after filling out your registration form and prior to the start of the tour by logging in to the Participant Center and clicking "Update question responses."

Saturday, July 18

Copper Loop Route (approx. 78 miles)
Start time: 6 a.m.
Copper – Leadville – Minturn (Lunch) – Vail Pass – Copper
The route has a total ascent of 7401.6 ft and has a maximum elevation of 11,353.22 ft.

Vail Pass Route (approx. 42 miles)
Start time: 8 a.m.
Copper – Vail Pass – West Vail (Lunch) – Copper
The route has a total ascent of 3528.8 ft and has a maximum elevation of 10,620.41 ft.



Family Route (approx. 10 miles)
Start time: 9 a.m.
Copper – Vail Pass Rest Stop – Copper
The route has a total ascent of 834.3 ft and has a maximum elevation of 10,600.95 ft.

Sunday, July 19

Ute Pass Route (approx. 84 miles)
Start time: 6 a.m. (cutoff for this route is 8 a.m. at Dillon Dam Road/path intersection)
Copper – Frisco – Keystone – Ute Pass – Summit Hight School – Frisco – Copper (Lunch)
The route has a total ascent of 6516.7 ft and has a maximum elevation of 9,800.56 ft.

Keystone Route (approx. 41 miles)
Start time: 8 a.m.
Copper – Frisco – Keystone – Summit High School – Frisco – Copper (Lunch)
The route has a total ascent of 3466.3 ft and has a maximum elevation of 9,800.56 ft.



Family Route (approx. 23 miles)
Start time: 9 a.m.
Copper – Summit High School –Copper (Lunch)
The route has a total ascent of 1878.4 ft and has a maximum elevation of 9,800.56 ft.


*As a Colorado State Patrol directive, please do not start any of these routes until 5:45 a.m.