Mountain Bike Durango
June 29 - July 4th, 2018
WHO: An intimate group of dirt lovers and scenery junkies.
WHAT: 4 days of riding endless miles of alpine and the flow trails of Durango, Colorado.
WHERE: Fly into Durango, CO; Shuttle to Strater Hotel.
WHEN: June 29th - July 4th
- Friday: Fly in to Durango. Settle into Hotel. Short town MTB Ride >
- Saturday: Ride into the alpine up and over Engineer Pass with Travis Brown >
- Sunday: Take the shuttle to a mostly downhill Hermosa Creek Trail >
- Monday: Near town riding in Horse Gulch. So many to trails to choose from depending of energy level >
- Tuesday: Several half-day options biking or sightseeing >
- Wednesday: Fly back or *Stay an extra night to watch the 4th of July Fireworks in town >
WHY: As a Fundraiser for the Chris Kegel Foundation
$3,000 fundraising minimum to participate
Includes: Bike transport to/from Durango; Lodging for 5 nights at The Historic Strater Hotel in Downton Durango; Breakfast, Lunches, Ride Snacks and 1 Dinner; Mechanical mountain bike support and route logistics for the whole trip; Experienced guides; and the great experience of riding in the mountains, on some of the best trails, in one the most flavorful bike towns in country.
Trails to ride: Overend Mountain Bike Park, named after five-time world champion and local legend Ned Overend > Engineer Mountain Trail from Coal Bank Pass > Phil’s World > Shuttle to Hermosa Creek Trail> Horse Gulch > Skyline Trail > Telegraph > Twin Buttes > Animas City Mountain > Dalla Mountain Park > Falls Creek and the newish Flow Trail. Click to see the Maps Overview of
Your Guides: Ride epic dirt trails with Dave Schlabowske, Director of the Wisconsin Bike Federation & Chris Kegel's son Julian Kegel, longtime rider, restaurant owner and former Guide.
Added Bonus: Spend the day with former Trek Pro Travis Brown who will lead us around the choice segments of the Durango area MTB trails, which are maintained by Trails 2000, a group run by his wife, Mary Monroe-Brown, also a former Wisconsinite and Trek employee!
About Durango: We love Durango. It is a real town despite having major tourist attractions like Purgatory Ski Hill, the narrow gauge Iron Horse Railroad, river rafting and of course world-class mountain biking The 17,557 or so residents who live there need things like real grocery stores, farmers market, auto dealers, etc. But it does cater well to visitors with great restaurants (killer Tibetan food), wonderful galleries, a first class bookstore (featuring many great local authors), coffee shops, four microbreweries, a local distillery and four-plus bike shops.
Travel Discount: A Sprinter Van with bikes and gear will be leaving 2 days before to arrive Friday Morning, if you are interested in helping make the drive, a $1000 discount will apply to your fundraising efforts. Please contact email@example.com for more details.
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