Rocky Mountain High 2005
MTBR Gathering



Summit Valley, CO area gathering Aug5th -> Aug. 7th:

It's less than 2 hrs from Denver.

Here is the ride itenary:


Aug. 4th Thursday: Arrival day, pre gathering rides
Folks Arrive in Denver, get bikes, head to
Evergreen to ride Aldefer/Three Sisters 5:30pm
Directions:
West on I-70 to exit 252 (El Rancho) South on Hwy 74 to Evergreen,
Turn Right in downtown Evergreen on Colorado 73 drive Buffalo Park Road
Turn right and follow the signs to the lowering parking lot.

Map
Then head to Summit Valley after the ride.
Campsite directions:
From I-70 take the Silverthorne exit 205. Travel east on Highway 6,
approximately 4 miles to Swan Mountain Road. Turn right and travel for 2
miles to Prospector and Windy Point Campground sign. Take dirt road one mile
to campground entrance.


Aug. 5th, Friday: day 1
Tiger Run Colorado Trail ride for intermediate riders.
Meet at 9am, at trailhead across from Tiger Run RV Park.
Beginner riders, ride Keystone XC trails (no
lift needed)
Meet at the Gold Hill Trail head adjacent to Hwy 9, North of Breckenridge
Near the intersection of Gateway Dr. and Hwy 9
Map

Ride topo
We'll likely shuttle the first 7 miles on the dirt road

Aug. 6th, Saturday: day 2
Shuttle Commando Run.  Everyone.
Meet at 9am, top of Vail pass rest area, south side, at Shrine Mountain Rd.
Pretty obvious small dirt parking lot
Map
Topo

Aug. 7th: day 3, Sunday, leave summit county
Keystone DH (meet in Keystone Free parking lot at 9am) or
XC riders doing Copper Mountain to
Searle Pass. Meet at Copper Resort, near intersection of Copper Rd. and Ten
Mile Cr. in parking lot at 9am.
Map
Topo

Aug 8th, Monday: Leaving CO, post gathering rides Return to Front Range and ride easy ride as
time permits.  This might be another near golden that
wasn't ridden on the way in.
This ride is TBD and maybe canceled if we have no interest.
Please let me know if you plan to ride Mon.

Note:
Before you decide to attend this gathering, there are things you should be aware of. Many rides on this gathering will be at high altitude, and at times could reach elevations over 12,000ft, depending on the rides you choose to do. You should make yourself aware of high altitude sickness, as well as the dangers of lighting. The links to left on the sidebar have been provided for this. Please use them. Only YOU are responsible for your safety.


For questions, etc, I can be emailed here

Campsite Reservations
We are staying at Prospector Campground in Summit County/white river National Forest
Loop D, Site 47, 48 have been reserved so far for us, nights of Aug4th,5th,6th.

Campsite directions:
From I-70 take the Silverthorne exit 205. Travel east on Highway 6,
approximately 4 miles to Swan Mountain Road. Turn right and travel for 2
miles to Prospector and Windy Point Campground sign. Take dirt road one mile
to campground entrance.
NOTE: The Campsite will not have potable water, but a town about 10mintues away will.

Update to above note (Aug. 01st): Supposed to have potable water now from
latest reports, but I suggest having a big water container just in case.
We also should be able to have fires!

Localnotes:
--Keystone has world class lift assited DH.
--Tiger Run road has an aweswome piece of Coolorado
Trail Single Track that connects into Keystone.
--It's close to Vail which has a classic EPIC
Shuttle, Commando Run, which starts at the to of Vail Pass, 10,000+ft
--At Copper, is another amazing ride from the ski Area
to Searle Pass and beyond.
--From Breck, one  can even ride to Georgia pass and
Kenosha Pass if they are in the mood for a really long
ride--this ride will depend on number/conditioning of attendees-- very big ride
--There are zillions of places to eat includding the
Dam Brewery.
--Lodging is abundant, Frisco, Breckinride, Dillon, Silverthorne all work well.
--Plenty of camping.

Volunteers so far
Email me to help out, the more the merrier.