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Grand Mesa Summit (overnight ride)

An overnight ride that is sure to be fun.

From COS, we head south on CO 115 to Penrose then west on US 50 to Canon City. We'll continue on US 50 and stop in Poncha Springs for a quick rest stop. After our stop, we'll continue to Gunnison for lunch. After lunch, we'll ride along the Gunnison River (a.k.a. Blue Mesa Resevoir) and take CO 92 to Hotchkiss then Cedaredge.  Lodging in Cedaredge will be at the Stay Wise Inn.

Our 2nd day will take us from Cedaredge north on CO 65, over Grand Mesa Summit, to De Beque, then Glenwood Springs. At Glenwood Springs, we'll go south along Hwy 82 through Aspen and over Independence Pass. After Independence Pass, we'll connect with Hwy 24 and go south to Buena Vista or Johnson Village. The last leg will be eastbound along Hwy 24 back to COS.

Link to the route:

Meet: McDonald's, 434 Garden of the Gods Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
KSU: 0900
POC: John Dextras

Event Details

July 29, 2023
580 miles (2 days)
Ride Coordinator
Meeting Location
Stay Wise Inn, Cedaredge, CO