River Ride and Roadhouse Mountain Bike Routes

** There are three different FULLY SUPPORTED road route options to suit every rider's ability AND 2 course options Roadhouse MTB Ride on Beaver Creek **

Colorado-Eagle River Road Ride Course Options:

Century Ride
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

· Start Elevation – 7484 ft
· Max Elevation – 8279 ft
· Elevation Gain – 6866 ft
· Map Route

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

· Start Elevation – 7484 ft
· Max Elevation – 8279 ft
· Elevation Gain – 4549
· Map Route

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

· Start Elevation – 7484 ft
· Max Elevation – 7601 ft
· Elevation Gain – 2784 ft
· Map Route

Aid Stations
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.

 

Map

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Roadhouse MTB Ride at Beaver Creek

Get ready to crank it for the kids on either the short or long course. Both routes start from the heart of Beaver Creek Village, with the short course completing a loop on Beaver Creek Mountain traveling down, and long course traversing trails across Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead before making final descent down to Beaver Creek Landing.

Course will be fully marked and there will be a fully-stocked aid station with bike mechanic on site.

THE FINISH LINE FOR BOTH SHORT AND LONG COURSES IS AT BEAVER CREEK LANDING

At the end of your ride, turn on Prater Road to cruise through the official finish line! At the Festival Finish enjoy live music, some hard-earned food and refreshments, and your commemorative Ride cup!

LONG COURSE - 13.6 MILES (see map above)

1. START on the dirt road below Buckaroo Gondola

2. CLIMB Cinch

3. TURN RIGHT on Allie’s Way and descend to Talons Restaurant

4. TURN RIGHT on Village to Village Trail

5. TURN LEFT and climb Daybreak

6. TURN RIGHT on Primrose

7. TURN RIGHT On Piece o’ Cake

8. TURN LEFT on Village to Village

9. TURN LEFT on Elkhorn Trail

10. FINISH at Beaver Creek Landing

SHORT COURSE - 7.1 MILES (see map above)

1. START on the dirt road below Buckaroo Gondola

2. CLIMB Cinch

3. TURN RIGHT on Allie’s Way and descend to Talons Restaurant

4. TURN RIGHT on Village to Village Trail

5. TURN RIGHT and descend Elkhorn Trail

6. FINISH at Beaver Creek Landing

AID STATION: There is a full aid station located at the convergence of Lost Buck, Village to Village and Elkhorn trails. It is denoted as a red cross on the attached course maps. The aid station is equipped with appropriate biking snacks, energy drinks, portable toilets and plenty of water. Riders must wear wristbands (supplied with registration) to obtain food at aid station.