Optional Social Rides

Tuesday, June 25

Social ride up Independence Pass, 6pm. ~27.3 miles to the summit. Independence Pass is the stretch of Highway 82 that connects Aspen to Twin Lakes, Colorado. The road climbs to the continental divide at 12,095 ft.

Independence Pass road (lots of sections with no guardrails!)

Independence Pass road (lots of sections with no guardrails!)

 Wednesday, June 26

Sunrise social ride up to the Maroon Bells. Meet in the lobby @ 6:30am. ~17 miles.

These iconic 14,000 foot peaks, often called the most photographed in North America, are not to be missed during a visit to Snowmass. Take Brush Creek Road to Owl Creek Road toward Hwy 82, and turn right (east) on Hwy 82. At the Aspen roundabout, take Maroon Creek Road (first exit)

The Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells

Social ride into Aspen. After you’ve cleaned up from competing in the Autocross and Funkhana, come rub elbows with the rich and famous in downtown Aspen. Stars may be sighted! Return in time for the presenters’ evening.

Downtown Aspen

Downtown Aspen